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20th International Symposium on Shiftwork and Working Time : biological mechanisms, recovery, and risk management in the 24-h society

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posted on 06.12.2017, 00:00 authored by G Kecklund, Vitale Di MiliaVitale Di Milia, J Axelsson, A Lowden, T Åkerstedt
This dedicated issue of Chronobiology International is devoted to the selected proceedings of the 20th International Symposium on Shift Work and Working Time held in Stockholm, Sweden, 28 June to 1 July 2011. It constitutes the fifth such issue of the journal since 2004 dedicated to the selected proceedings to the meetings of the Working Time Society. The key theme of the 20th Symposium was “Biological Mechanisms, Recovery, and Risk Management in the 24-h Society.” The collection of papers of this dedicated issue represents the best of contemporary research on the effects of night and rotating shift schedules on worker health and safety. The contents cover such topics as sleep restriction, injuries, health, and performance of night work and rotating shiftwork, plus light treatment as a countermeasure against the circadian disruption of shiftwork. The majority of the papers are observational field studies, including some of large sample size, and three studies are well-designed laboratory experiments.

History

Volume

29

Issue

5

Start Page

531

End Page

536

Number of Pages

6

eISSN

1525-6073

ISSN

0742-0528

Location

United States

Publisher

Informa

Language

en-aus

Peer Reviewed

No

Open Access

No

External Author Affiliations

Institute for Health and Social Science Research (IHSSR); Karolinska institutet; School of Management; Stockholms universitet;

Era Eligible

No

Journal

Chronobiology international : the journal of biological and medical rhythm research.