Rotating shift work schedules that disrupt sleep are improved by applying circadian principles

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Science  30 Jul 1982:
Vol. 217, Issue 4558, pp. 460-463
DOI: 10.1126/science.7089576


Workers on rotating shifts dislike those aspects of their work schedules that violate circadian sleep-wake cycle physiology. Work schedule satisfaction, subjective health estimates, personnel turnover, and worker productivity improve when schedules are introduced that are designed to incorporate circadian principles.

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