Continuous measurement of body temperature during a three-week experiment with inverted working and sleeping hours

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


This paper deals with the question of whether an inversion of the circadian rhythm occurs after several weeks of night work. Body temperature was the index of adaptation used since it can easily be measured and has a relative stable circadian rhythm.


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  • P. Knauth
  • J. Ilmarinen

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