Circadian variation in human stature.

  title={Circadian variation in human stature.},
  author={Thomas Reilly and A R Tyrrell and Jenna Troup},
  journal={Chronobiology international},
  volume={1 2},
The aim of this study was to monitor the creep in stature due to compression and its recovery over 24 hr in eight adult males. Measurements of stature were made at nine times during the 24-hr cycle using a purpose built metal frame tilted 5 degrees to the vertical. Accessories for standardization of posture and prevention of unwanted muscular tension included a series of microswitches on the frame, cross-beams for controlling spinal curvatures, slit spectacles used in conjunction with a mirror… CONTINUE READING

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