Chronobiology: Principles and Applications to Shifts in Schedules

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L.E. Scheving, Franz Halberg
Springer Science & Business Media, Jan 31, 1981 - Science - 572 pages
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Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Study Institute, Hannover, Germany, July 13-25, 1979
 

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Contents

Introduction to Chronobiology
1
The Spectrum of Rhythms
33
The Circadian Time Structure
47
Rhythms at Morphological Levels
95
On Circadian Cybernetics and the Innate and Genetic NAture of Circadian Rhythms
109
The Exogenous Nature of Rhythms
127
Endocrine Rhythms
137
The Central Neural Regulation of Circadian Rhythms
189
The Effect of Transmeridian and Transequatorial Air Travel on Psychological WellBeing and Performance
339
Recent Studies Relative to the Airlifting of Military Units Across Time Zones
353
SelfMeasurement Automatic Rhythometry Transmeridian Flights and Aging
371
Considerations of Diet in Alleviating Jet Lag
393
Synchronization of Rhythms to Meal Timing
403
Effect of Jet Lag on Sports Performance
417
Selected Agents of Potential Value in Jet Lag and Other Dyschronisms
433
Schedule Shift Models in Insects
447

Current Concepts of Membrane Control of Circadian Rhythms
205
The Chronon Theory of Circadian Rhythm Control
229
The Role of Cytoplasmic Control of Circadian Rhythms
239
Methods Workshop
249
Survey of Current Concepts Relative to Rhythms and Shift Work
261
Shiftwork and Its Effect on Performance
293
The Problems of Sustained Military Operations
307
The Conceptual Implications of Chronotoxicology and Chronopathology for Occupational Health and Shift Work
325
Chronotoxicology in General and Experimental Chronotherapeutics of Cancer
455
Experimental ChronoOncology
481
Clinical ChronoOncology
513
Recent Findings Relative to Teratology and Chronobiology
535
Chronobiology and Health
541
Subject Index
563
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