Quantification of cumulated physical fatigue at the workplace

@article{Pichot2002QuantificationOC,
  title={Quantification of cumulated physical fatigue at the workplace},
  author={Vincent Pichot and Emmanuelle Bourin and F. Hoffman-La Roche and Martin Garet and Jean-Michel Gaspoz and David Duverney and Anestis Antoniadis and J. -R. Lacour and J. Barthelemy},
  journal={Pfl{\"u}gers Archiv},
  year={2002},
  volume={445},
  pages={267-272}
}
Quantification of physical fatigue remains a challenge. We hypothesized that its effects on central autonomic nervous system activity could be explored for such a quantification. To test this relationship, we prospectively measured central autonomic nervous activity through nocturnal heart rate variability (HRV) in six French garbage collectors, aged 32.1±4.3 years, twice a week during 3 consecutive weeks of work, and during the following week of rest. Eight healthy sedentary males formed a… CONTINUE READING

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