Accession Number:

ADP013765

Title:

Efficacy of Napping Strategies to Counter the Effects of Sleep Deprivation

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY AEROMEDICAL RESEARCH LAB FORT RUCKER AL

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2002-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

12.0

Abstract:

There is an abundance of evidence indicating that a nap taken during long periods of otherwise continuous wakefulness is extremely beneficial for improving alertness and performance Bonnet, 1990 1991 Dinges Whitehouse Orne and Orne 1988 Lorizio Terzano Parrino, Cesana, and Priore, 1990 Matsumoto and Harada, 1994 Rogers, Spencer, Stone, and Nicholson 1989 Rosa, 1993 Webb, 1987. However, scheduling naps is not a simple matter. Several factors are important to consider before implementing a napping regime into a continuous operations scenario.

Subject Categories:

  • Stress Physiology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE