The influences of time-of-day and sleep deprivation on postural control

@article{Bougard2010TheIO,
  title={The influences of time-of-day and sleep deprivation on postural control},
  author={Cl{\'e}ment Bougard and Marie-Charlotte Lepelley and Damien Davenne},
  journal={Experimental Brain Research},
  year={2010},
  volume={209},
  pages={109-115}
}
The aim of this study was to check the combined and/or dissociated influences of time-of-day and sleep deprivation on postural control. Twenty subjects participated in test sessions which took place at 6:00 am, 10:00 am, 2:00 pm and 6:00 pm either after a normal night’s sleep or after a night of total sleep deprivation. Postural control was evaluated by COP surface area, LFS ratio and Romberg’s index. The results showed that postural control fluctuates diurnally according to three different… CONTINUE READING

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