The influence of air travel on athletic performance.

  title={The influence of air travel on athletic performance.},
  author={Shawn D. Youngstedt and Patrick J. O'Connor},
  journal={Sports medicine},
  volume={28 3},
Rapid transmeridian flight is a common reality for modern athletes and it has often been assumed that air travel has detrimental effects on athletic performance. The plausibility of this assumption is supported by established deteriorations in sleep and mood following transmeridian flight. However, the scientific evidence supporting the assumption is neither consistent nor compelling. Studies that have assessed athletic performance following transmeridian flight have produced mixed results and… CONTINUE READING

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