The effects of noise on the sleep of nightworkers

  • P. Knauth
  • J. Rutenfranz
Part of the Forschungsberichte Des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen book series (FOLANW)


A number of important problems seem to remain in connection with night- and shiftwork.Among these are the following:
  1. 1.

    Causes of the shortening of sleep after nightwork,

  2. 2.

    Changes of the circadian rhythms during nightwork,

  3. 3.

    Synchronization or desynchronization of the circadian rhythms of different functions.



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  • J. Rutenfranz

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