D Dawson

Summary

Affiliation: University of South Australia
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The validity of psychomotor vigilance tasks of less than 10-minute duration
    Sylvia Loh
    University of South Australia, Woodville, Australia
    Behav Res Methods Instrum Comput 36:339-46. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint A pilot study of the safety implications of Australian nurses' sleep and work hours
    Jillian Dorrian
    School of Psychology and the Centre for Sleep Research, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
    Chronobiol Int 23:1149-63. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Integrating the actions of melatonin on human physiology
    D Dawson
    The Centre for Sleep Research, The University of South Australia, Woodville
    Ann Med 30:95-102. 1998
  4. ncbi request reprint A quantitative model of work-related fatigue: background and definition
    D Dawson
    Centre for Sleep Research, University of South Australia, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woodville, Australia
    Ergonomics 44:144-63. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Managing fatigue: it's about sleep
    Drew Dawson
    Centre for Sleep Research, University of South Australia, Basil Hetzel Institute, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woodville Road, Woodville, SA 5011, Australia
    Sleep Med Rev 9:365-80. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Performance, sleep and circadian phase during a week of simulated night work
    N Lamond
    Centre for Sleep Research, University of South Australia, Woodville, Australia
    J Hum Ergol (Tokyo) 30:137-42. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Daytime cardiac autonomic activity during one week of continuous night shift
    A L Holmes
    Centre for Sleep Research, University of South Australia, Woodville, Australia
    J Hum Ergol (Tokyo) 30:223-8. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint The effects of bright light and nighttime melatonin administration on cardiac activity
    T Sletten
    Centre for Sleep Research, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
    J Hum Ergol (Tokyo) 30:273-8. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint A week of simulated night work delays salivary melatonin onset
    G D Roach
    Centre for Sleep Research, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
    J Hum Ergol (Tokyo) 30:255-60. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Effects of bright light and melatonin on sleep propensity, temperature, and cardiac activity at night
    H J Burgess
    Centre for Sleep Research, University of South Australia, Woodville, South Australia 5011, Australia
    J Appl Physiol 91:1214-22. 2001

Detail Information

Publications83

  1. ncbi request reprint The validity of psychomotor vigilance tasks of less than 10-minute duration
    Sylvia Loh
    University of South Australia, Woodville, Australia
    Behav Res Methods Instrum Comput 36:339-46. 2004
    ..However, the shorter the task sampling time, the less sensitive the test is to sleepiness. Nevertheless, the 5-min PVT may provide a viable alternative to the 10-min PVT for some performance metrics...
  2. ncbi request reprint A pilot study of the safety implications of Australian nurses' sleep and work hours
    Jillian Dorrian
    School of Psychology and the Centre for Sleep Research, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
    Chronobiol Int 23:1149-63. 2006
    ..These pilot results suggest that further investigation into the effects of sleep loss in nursing may be necessary for patient safety from an individual nurse perspective and from a healthcare team perspective...
  3. ncbi request reprint Integrating the actions of melatonin on human physiology
    D Dawson
    The Centre for Sleep Research, The University of South Australia, Woodville
    Ann Med 30:95-102. 1998
    ..Taken together, these changes suggest that melatonin may increase the propensity for physiological processes promoting nocturnal sleep or processes that occur during the sleep period...
  4. ncbi request reprint A quantitative model of work-related fatigue: background and definition
    D Dawson
    Centre for Sleep Research, University of South Australia, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woodville, Australia
    Ergonomics 44:144-63. 2001
    ..This simple approach may be especially critical at a time when many organizations view longer and more flexible hours from their employees as an immediate productivity gain...
  5. ncbi request reprint Managing fatigue: it's about sleep
    Drew Dawson
    Centre for Sleep Research, University of South Australia, Basil Hetzel Institute, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woodville Road, Woodville, SA 5011, Australia
    Sleep Med Rev 9:365-80. 2005
    ..However, given the lack of task- and industry-specific data, any definitive conclusions will rely in post-implementation research to refine the thresholds...
  6. ncbi request reprint Performance, sleep and circadian phase during a week of simulated night work
    N Lamond
    Centre for Sleep Research, University of South Australia, Woodville, Australia
    J Hum Ergol (Tokyo) 30:137-42. 2001
    ..5 hours. These findings indicate that when sleep loss is minimized and a circadian phase shift occurs, adaptation of performance can occur during several consecutive night shifts...
  7. ncbi request reprint Daytime cardiac autonomic activity during one week of continuous night shift
    A L Holmes
    Centre for Sleep Research, University of South Australia, Woodville, Australia
    J Hum Ergol (Tokyo) 30:223-8. 2001
    ..It is postulated that sleep loss could be one mediator of the association between shiftwork and cardiovascular health...
  8. ncbi request reprint The effects of bright light and nighttime melatonin administration on cardiac activity
    T Sletten
    Centre for Sleep Research, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
    J Hum Ergol (Tokyo) 30:273-8. 2001
    ..93 mmHg (mean +/- SEM, p < 0.005) 150 minutes after exogenous melatonin. The results indicate that melatonin does not directly modulate cardiac autonomic activity, but may rather act directly on the cardiovascular system...
  9. ncbi request reprint A week of simulated night work delays salivary melatonin onset
    G D Roach
    Centre for Sleep Research, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
    J Hum Ergol (Tokyo) 30:255-60. 2001
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  10. ncbi request reprint Effects of bright light and melatonin on sleep propensity, temperature, and cardiac activity at night
    H J Burgess
    Centre for Sleep Research, University of South Australia, Woodville, South Australia 5011, Australia
    J Appl Physiol 91:1214-22. 2001
    ..Furthermore, increases in cardiac parasympathetic activity before normal nighttime sleep cannot be attributed to the concomitant increase in endogenous melatonin...
  11. doi request reprint A field study of sleep and fatigue in a regular rotating 12-h shift system
    S D Baulk
    Centre for Sleep Research, University of South Australia, Level 7 Playford Building, Frome Road, Adelaide, SA 5000, Australia
    Appl Ergon 40:694-8. 2009
    ..Employees may "sleep in" after day shifts, rather than taking extra sleep prior to night work. Thus, sleep between day and night shifts is based on recovery rather than preparation...
  12. ncbi request reprint Comparing the effects of fatigue and alcohol consumption on locomotive engineers' performance in a rail simulator
    G D Roach
    Centre for Sleep Research, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
    J Hum Ergol (Tokyo) 30:125-30. 2001
    ..In summary, the study demonstrated that the effects of fatigue in a simulated work environment can be quantified and may be considerable...
  13. pmc The impact of a week of simulated night work on sleep, circadian phase, and performance
    N Lamond
    The Centre for Sleep Research, Basil Hetzel Institute, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woodville, South Australia, Australia
    Occup Environ Med 60:e13. 2003
    ..To investigate factors that may contribute to performance adaptation during permanent night work...
  14. ncbi request reprint The effects of day-time exogenous melatonin administration on cardiac autonomic activity
    A S Harris
    Centre for Sleep Research, University of South Australia, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woodville, SA, 5011, Australia
    J Pineal Res 31:199-205. 2001
    ..However, the results do clearly indicate that melatonin is unlikely to drive the previously observed presleep increase in cardiac parasympathetic activity...
  15. ncbi request reprint The impact of extended leave on sleep and alertness in the Australian rail industry
    Katie J Kandelaars
    Centre for Sleep Research, Level 5, Basil Hetzel Institute, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woodville, SA 5011, Australia
    Ind Health 43:105-13. 2005
    ..Research into the influence of longer break periods (>169 h) is needed in order to make definitive conclusions regarding sensible return to work policies after extended leave within the Australian rail industry...
  16. ncbi request reprint Core body temperature is elevated during constant wakefulness in elderly poor sleepers
    K Lushington
    School of Psychology, University of South Australia, Australia
    Sleep 23:504-10. 2000
    ..The aim of this study was to test for heightened physiological activity in elderly poor sleeepers compared to good sleepers under ad lib sleep and constant wakeful conditions...
  17. ncbi request reprint The relationship between slow-wave activity, body temperature, and cardiac activity during nighttime sleep
    H J Burgess
    Centre for Sleep Research, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, University of South Australia
    Sleep 24:343-9. 2001
    ..To address these questions, we examined SWA, cardiac sympathetic activity, heart rate and rectal and foot temperatures during the first three NREM/REM sleep cycles and during transitions between NREM and REM sleep...
  18. ncbi request reprint How well do train driver's sleep in relay vans?
    Nicole Lamond
    The Centre for Sleep Research, The University of South Australia, Adelaide, SA, Australia
    Ind Health 43:98-104. 2005
    ..Further, the timing of the sleep opportunities during the relay trip impacts on the quantity and quality of sleep obtained...
  19. ncbi request reprint Daytime melatonin administration in elderly good and poor sleepers: effects on core body temperature and sleep latency
    K Lushington
    Centre for Sleep Research, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, University of South Australia, Woodville
    Sleep 20:1135-44. 1997
    ..Overall, our results suggest that although short-term exogenous oral daytime melatonin has significant hypothermic and hypnotic effects in aged women, the size of the effects is modest...
  20. doi request reprint Chasing the silver bullet: measuring driver fatigue using simple and complex tasks
    S D Baulk
    Centre for Sleep Research, University of South Australia, Level 7, Playford Building, City East Campus, University of South Australia, Adelaide, SA 5000, Australia
    Accid Anal Prev 40:396-402. 2008
    ..Further research is needed to closely examine links between performance measures, and to facilitate accurate management of fitness to drive, which requires more complex assessments of performance than RT alone...
  21. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a fatigue model using data from published napping studies
    A Fletcher
    Centre for Sleep Research, University of South Australia, Woodville, Australia
    J Hum Ergol (Tokyo) 30:279-85. 2001
    ..Together with the outputs from previous investigations, these results further support the potential use of the fatigue model in operational settings. This appears to be true in settings that utilise napping as well as those that do not...
  22. ncbi request reprint Attenuation of sleep propensity, core hypothermia, and peripheral heat loss after temazepam tolerance
    S S Gilbert
    Centre for Sleep Research, The University of South Australia, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woodville, South Australia 5011
    Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 279:R1980-7. 2000
    ..Together, these results indicate that the thermoregulatory system may be functionally involved in the regulation of sleepiness...
  23. doi request reprint Changes in structural aspects of mood during 39-66 h of sleep loss using matched controls
    J L Paterson
    Centre for Sleep Research, University of South Australia, Adelaide SA, Australia
    Appl Ergon 42:196-201. 2011
    ..Findings also suggest that the laboratory environment, in the absence of sleep loss, may have a significant negative impact on mood...
  24. ncbi request reprint Perception of simulated driving performance after sleep restriction and caffeine
    Sarah N Biggs
    School of Psychology, Centre for Sleep Research, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
    J Psychosom Res 63:573-7. 2007
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Changes in the concentration of urinary 6-sulphatoxymelatonin during a week of simulated night work
    Gregory D Roach
    Centre for Sleep Research, University of South Australia, Level 5 Basil Hetzel Institute TQEH 28 Woodville Road, Woodville, South Australia 5011, Australia
    Ind Health 43:193-6. 2005
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Melatonin as a hypnotic: con
    Cameron J van den Heuvel
    Centre for Sleep Research, University of South Australia, Basil Hetzel Institute, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woodville, SA 5011, Australia
    Sleep Med Rev 9:71-80. 2005
    ..From this perspective, it will be shown that melatonin can exert hypnotic-like effects but only under limited circumstances...
  27. ncbi request reprint The impact of sustained wakefulness and time-of-day on OSPAT performance
    Renée M Petrilli
    The Centre for Sleep Research, 5th Floor Basil Hetzel Institute, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woodville Rd, Woodville SA 5011, Australia
    Ind Health 43:186-92. 2005
    ..40, p<.01). Overall, these findings suggest that OSPAT is sensitive to sustained wakefulness during the night-time, and builds the case for OSPAT being a suitable measure for determining fitness-for-duty in workplace environments...
  28. ncbi request reprint A quantitative model of work-related fatigue: empirical evaluations
    A Fletcher
    Centre for Sleep Research, University of South Australia, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woodville
    Ergonomics 44:475-88. 2001
    ..This relationship also appears to hold for cumulative and continuous sleep deprivation protocols. Future studies will also focus on field-based evaluation...
  29. pmc Comparing performance on a simulated 12 hour shift rotation in young and older subjects
    K Reid
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, The University of Adelaide, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woodville Road, Woodville, South Australia 5011
    Occup Environ Med 58:58-62. 2001
    ..Future studies both in the field and the laboratory would be useful in determining whether this is typical and if there are any important consequences for the older worker on 12 hour shifts...
  30. pmc The amount of sleep obtained by locomotive engineers: effects of break duration and time of break onset
    G D Roach
    Centre for Sleep Research, The University of South Australia, Woodville, South Australia, Australia
    Occup Environ Med 60:e17. 2003
    ..To determine the effects of break duration and time of break onset on the amount of sleep that locomotive engineers obtain between consecutive work periods...
  31. ncbi request reprint Sleeping with an electric blanket: effects on core temperature, sleep, and melatonin in young adults
    A Fletcher
    Centre for Sleep Research, School of Psychology, University of South Australia, Woodville, Australia
    Sleep 22:313-8. 1999
    ..Additionally, the results support evidence suggesting that the circadian regulation of the sleep/wake cycle may be mediated via core temperature...
  32. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of a scale to measure work-related fatigue and recovery: the Occupational Fatigue Exhaustion/Recovery Scale (OFER)
    P C Winwood
    School of Psychology, University of South Australia, Adelaide
    J Occup Environ Med 47:594-606. 2005
    ..However, existing fatigue measurement scales do not tend to distinguish between acute and chronic fatigue elements well, and none include a measure of effective recovery from fatigue...
  33. ncbi request reprint Can a shorter psychomotor vigilance task be used as a reasonable substitute for the ten-minute psychomotor vigilance task?
    Gregory D Roach
    Centre for Sleep Research, University of South Australia, Adelaide, SA, Australia
    Chronobiol Int 23:1379-87. 2006
    ..These data indicate that the 5 min PVT may provide a reasonable substitute for the 10 min PVT in circumstances where a test shorter than 10 min is required...
  34. ncbi request reprint Mood change and perception of workload in Australian midwives
    Jessica L Paterson
    Centre for Sleep Research, School of Psychology, Social Work and Social Policy, University of South Australia, Adelaide, SA 5001, Australia
    Ind Health 48:381-9. 2010
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Train driving efficiency and safety: examining the cost of fatigue
    Jillian Dorrian
    The Centre for Sleep Research and the School of Psychology, The University of South Australia, Adelaide, SA 5000, Australia
    J Sleep Res 16:1-11. 2007
    ..In certain areas, fatigue will cause increased fuel use and economic cost, and in others, reduced safety through driving violations. These factors should be carefully examined in future railway operator research...
  36. ncbi request reprint Train drivers' sleep quality and quantity during extended relay operations
    Sarah M Jay
    The Centre for Sleep Research, The University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
    Chronobiol Int 23:1241-52. 2006
    ..The results of the study highlight sleep quantity as the main concern during extended relay operations. Future research should focus on investigating the subjective and objective impact of this sleep reduction on waking functions...
  37. ncbi request reprint Self-awareness of impairment and the decision to drive after an extended period of wakefulness
    Christopher B Jones
    Centre for Sleep Research, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
    Chronobiol Int 23:1253-63. 2006
    ..A concern in terms of road safety is potential overconfidence, indicated by rating others consistently poorer than themselves...
  38. ncbi request reprint Do short international layovers allow sufficient opportunity for pilots to recover?
    Nicole Lamond
    The Centre for Sleep Research, The University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
    Chronobiol Int 23:1285-94. 2006
    ..As a result, their response speed prior to the inbound flight is substantially slower than the response speed of flight crew with a longer layover...
  39. ncbi request reprint The sleep, subjective fatigue, and sustained attention of commercial airline pilots during an international pattern
    Renée M Petrilli
    The Centre for Sleep Research, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
    Chronobiol Int 23:1357-62. 2006
    ..Furthermore, in order to minimize the risk of fatigue, the sleep obtained by pilots should be taken into account in the development of flight and duty time regulations...
  40. doi request reprint How well do pilots sleep during long-haul flights?
    Gregory D Roach
    Centre for Sleep Research, University of South Australia, Adelaide, SA, Australia
    Ergonomics 53:1072-5. 2010
    ..To increase the restoration provided by in-flight sleep, airlines could take measures to improve the quality, or increase the amount, of sleep obtained by pilots during flights...
  41. doi request reprint The driver vigilance telemetric control system (DVTCS): investigating sensitivity to experimentally induced sleep loss and fatigue
    Jillian Dorrian
    University of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Behav Res Methods 40:1016-25. 2008
    ..The EDA device output did not coincide with these findings. The results indicated that the EDA indicator was not sensitive to increased sleepiness and fatigue at the levels produced in the present study...
  42. ncbi request reprint The dynamics of neurobehavioural recovery following sleep loss
    Nicole Lamond
    Centre for Sleep Research, University of South Australia, Adelaide, SA, Australia
    J Sleep Res 16:33-41. 2007
    ..These results suggest that the mechanisms underlying the recovery process may be more complicated than previously thought, and that we may have underestimated the impact of sleep loss and/or the restorative value of subsequent sleep...
  43. doi request reprint Melatonin agonists and insomnia
    Sally A Ferguson
    Centre for Sleep Research, University of South Australia, GPO Box 2471, Adelaide, SA 5001, Australia
    Expert Rev Neurother 10:305-18. 2010
    ..Clinical application of the agonists requires a good understanding of their phase-dependent properties. Long-term effects of melatonin should be evaluated in large-scale, independent randomized controlled trials...
  44. pmc Prediction of probabilistic sleep distributions following travel across multiple time zones
    David Darwent
    Centre for Sleep Research, University of South Australia, Level 7, Playford Building, City East Campus, Frome Road, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia
    Sleep 33:185-95. 2010
    ..The model equations were based on a weighted distribution of domicile- and local-time sleepers, and included algorithms to account for sleep loss and circadian re-synchronization...
  45. doi request reprint Contribution of core body temperature, prior wake time, and sleep stages to cognitive throughput performance during forced desynchrony
    David Darwent
    Centre for Sleep Research, University of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Chronobiol Int 27:898-910. 2010
    ..However, because the mean and variance for SWS were similar to REM sleep, these results suggest that cognitive throughput may be more sensitive to variations in REM sleep than SWS...
  46. doi request reprint Work hours and sleep/wake behavior of Australian hospital doctors
    Sally A Ferguson
    Centre for Sleep Research, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
    Chronobiol Int 27:997-1012. 2010
    ..In this population of Australian hospital doctors, total hours worked do impact sleep, but the pattern of work, together with other nonwork factors are also important mediators...
  47. doi request reprint Long-haul pilots use in-flight napping as a countermeasure to fatigue
    Gregory D Roach
    Centre for Sleep Research, University of South Australia, Adelaide SA, Australia
    Appl Ergon 42:214-8. 2011
    ....
  48. doi request reprint Work hours, workload, sleep and fatigue in Australian Rail Industry employees
    Jillian Dorrian
    The Centre for Sleep Research, The University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
    Appl Ergon 42:202-9. 2011
    ..This has possible implications for bio-mathematical predictions of fatigue and for fatigue management more generally...
  49. doi request reprint The impact of short, irregular sleep opportunities at sea on the alertness of marine pilots working extended hours
    Sally A Ferguson
    Centre for Sleep Research, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
    Chronobiol Int 25:399-411. 2008
    ..The fatigue-risk minimization strategies employed by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority and the coastal pilots appear to be effective in maintaining alertness and vigilance while at work aboard ships...
  50. ncbi request reprint The sensitivity of a palm-based psychomotor vigilance task to severe sleep loss
    Nicole Lamond
    Center for Sleep Research, University of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Behav Res Methods 40:347-52. 2008
    ..Thus, the findings provide further evidence of the validity of the 5-min PDA-PVT as a substitute for the 10-min PVT-192, particularly in circumstances in which a shorter test is required and/or the PVT-192 is not as practical...
  51. doi request reprint The sleep and performance of train drivers during an extended freight-haul operation
    David Darwent
    Centre for Sleep Research, University of South Australia, Level 7, Playford Building, City East Campus, Frome Road, Adelaide, SA 5000, Australia
    Appl Ergon 39:614-22. 2008
    ..Overall, drivers incurred a significant cumulative sleep loss across the duration of the operation. Despite the deficit, drivers were able to sustain vigilance performance across the operation...
  52. doi request reprint Driver fatigue during extended rail operations
    Sarah M Jay
    The Centre for Sleep Research, University of South Australia, City East Campus, Level 7, Playford Building, Frome Road, Adelaide 5000, South Australia
    Appl Ergon 39:623-9. 2008
    ..The aim of the current investigation was to assess fatigue levels during extended relay operations...
  53. ncbi request reprint The characteristics of recovery sleep when recovery opportunity is restricted
    Sarah M Jay
    Centre for Sleep Research, University of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia
    Sleep 30:353-60. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the recovery of sleep and waking functions following one night of total sleep deprivation, when recovery opportunity was either augmented or restricted...
  54. ncbi request reprint Attenuated thermoregulatory response to mild thermal challenge in subjects with sleep-onset insomnia
    Cameron van den Heuvel
    Centre for Sleep Research, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
    Sleep 29:1174-80. 2006
    ..To determine if heat loss capacity of sleep onset insomniacs was different from that of healthy sleepers...
  55. ncbi request reprint Simulated train driving: fatigue, self-awareness and cognitive disengagement
    Jillian Dorrian
    The School of Psychology, Centre for Sleep Research, The University of South Australia, 7th Floor Playford Building P7 35, City East Campus, Frome Rd, Adelaide, SA 5000, Australia
    Appl Ergon 38:155-66. 2007
    ..Interaction with the train reduced dramatically, and accident risk increased. Awareness of fatigue-related performance changes was moderate at best. These findings are of operational concern...
  56. ncbi request reprint The suitability of a caffeinated energy drink for night-shift workers
    Sarah M Jay
    The Centre for Sleep Research, University of South Australia, City East Campus, Level 7, Playford Building, Frome Road, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia
    Physiol Behav 87:925-31. 2006
    ..Subsequent performance however was unaffected. The results deem FEDs to be effective for a single night-shift and warrant investigation into their use over successive night-shifts...
  57. ncbi request reprint Thermoregulation as a sleep signalling system
    Saul S Gilbert
    Centre for Sleep Research, Level 5, The Basil Hetzel Institute, University of South Australia, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woodville Road, Woodville, SA 5011, Australia
    Sleep Med Rev 8:81-93. 2004
    ..The model attempts to explain how temperature changes before and after sleep onset act in a positive feedback loop to maintain a consolidated sleep bout...
  58. ncbi request reprint A model to predict work-related fatigue based on hours of work
    Gregory D Roach
    Centre for Sleep Research, University of South Australia
    Aviat Space Environ Med 75:A61-9; discussion A70-4. 2004
    ..The analyses conducted to compare the predictive power of each model are described in detail by Van Dongen elsewhere in this issue...
  59. ncbi request reprint Adaptation of performance during a week of simulated night work
    Nicole Lamond
    The Centre for Sleep Research, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, South Australia
    Ergonomics 47:154-65. 2004
    ..05%. For the final four nights, the performance decrements generally did not exceed those observed at a BAC of 0.05%. This suggests that during a week of consecutive night shifts, adaptation of performance occurs...
  60. ncbi request reprint The ability to self-monitor performance during a week of simulated night shifts
    Jillian Dorrian
    The Centre for Sleep Research, The University of South Australia
    Sleep 26:871-7. 2003
    ..The aim of the current study was to investigate the ability to self-monitor performance during a week of simulated night shifts...
  61. ncbi request reprint Circadian adaptation of aircrew to transmeridian flight
    Gregory D Roach
    Centre for Sleep Research, University of South Australia, Woodville, Australia
    Aviat Space Environ Med 73:1153-60. 2002
    ..The primary aim of the current study was to investigate the circadian adaptation of a Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) aircrew to several small time zone transitions using salivary melatonin onset as the marker of circadian phase...
  62. ncbi request reprint Effects of sleep pressure on endogenous cardiac autonomic activity and body temperature
    Alexandra L Holmes
    Centre for Sleep Research, University of South Australia, Woodville, South Australia 5011, Australia
    J Appl Physiol 92:2578-84. 2002
    ..A downregulation of cardiac autonomic activity during both extended hours of wakefulness and subsequent sleep may respectively provide "protection" and "recovery" from the temporal extension of cardiac demand...
  63. ncbi request reprint Melatonin and zopiclone: the relationship between sleep propensity and body temperature
    Alexandra L Holmes
    Centre for Sleep Research, University of South Australia, Woodville
    Sleep 25:301-6. 2002
    ..To determine whether changes in body temperature are a general feature of sedative-hypnotics, the present study compared the sleep inducing, core and peripheral temperature effects of melatonin, with those of zopiclone...
  64. ncbi request reprint Comparison of digital infrared thermal imaging (DITI) with contact thermometry: pilot data from a sleep research laboratory
    Cameron J van den Heuvel
    The Centre for Sleep Research, University of South Australia, Level 5 Basil Hetzel Institute, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woodville, SA 5011, Australia
    Physiol Meas 24:717-25. 2003
    ..This and some other important limitations are discussed in more detail hereafter...
  65. ncbi request reprint Shiftwork experience and the value of time
    Angela Baker
    The Centre for Sleep Research, The University of South Australia, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woodville Rd, Woodville, South Australia, 5011
    Ergonomics 47:307-17. 2004
    ..The results suggest that a person initially undertaking shiftwork may well be one with a less restrictive perception of time and its use, however, this perception may alter over time...
  66. ncbi request reprint Train drivers' sleep and alertness during short relay operations
    Nicole Lamond
    The Centre for Sleep Research, The University of South Australia, Adelaide, SA, Australia
    Appl Ergon 36:313-8. 2005
    ..They also emphasise the importance of scheduling shifts to maximise the number of sleep opportunities that occur between 2200 and 0700 h...
  67. ncbi request reprint Fatigue assessment in the field: validation of a hand-held electronic psychomotor vigilance task
    Nicole Lamond
    The Centre for Sleep Research, The University of South Australia, Adelaide, SA, Australia
    Aviat Space Environ Med 76:486-9. 2005
    ..This study investigated the sensitivity of one potential tool, a 5-min version of the psychomotor vigilance task (PVT) specifically designed for use on personal digital assistants (PDA), to 28 h of sustained wakefulness...
  68. ncbi request reprint Layover sleep prediction for cockpit crews during transmeridian flight patterns
    Katie J Kandelaars
    Centre for Sleep Research, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia ociation, Alexandria, VA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 77:145-50. 2006
    ..The aim of our analysis was to compare the relative contributions of social and biological factors in models designed to predict the total sleep time (TST) during layover periods between transmeridian flights...
  69. ncbi request reprint Countermeasures to driver fatigue: a review of public awareness campaigns and legal approaches
    A Fletcher
    Centre for Sleep Research, University of South Australia
    Aust N Z J Public Health 29:471-6. 2005
    ..The aim of this article is to review countermeasures for non-commercial drivers that are designed to reduce the likelihood of fatigue-related crashes through education and legislation...
  70. ncbi request reprint Comment on 'Melatonin as a hypnotic: pro'
    Cameron J van den Heuvel
    Centre for Sleep Research, University of South Australia, Basil Hetzel Institute, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woodville, SA 5011, Australia
    Sleep Med Rev 9:67-8; discussion 69-70. 2005
  71. ncbi request reprint A sedentary day: effects on subsequent sleep and body temperatures in trained athletes
    Jonathan F E Hague
    Centre for Sleep Research, Level 5, The Basil Hetzel Institute, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woodville Road, Woodville SA 5011, Australia
    Physiol Behav 78:261-7. 2003
    ..Thus, the data indicate that reducing exercise has significant effects on sleep that may have implications for athletes tapering for competition...
  72. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of labour pain by mothers and their attending midwives
    A Baker
    Centre for Sleep Research, University of South Australia, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woodville, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 35:171-9. 2001
    ..The aim of the current study was to examine the perception of pain by labouring women and their attendant midwife, from the onset of labour to delivery...
  73. ncbi request reprint Factors predicting sleep disruption in Type II diabetes
    N Lamond
    The Centre for Sleep Research, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, South Australia, Woodville, Australia
    Sleep 23:415-6. 2000
    ..Path analysis indicated that the relationship between Type II diabetes and sleep disruption was mediated by physical complications of the disease (pain and nocturia), and not by either obesity or emotional adjustment...
  74. ncbi request reprint Extraocular light exposure does not phase shift saliva melatonin rhythms in sleeping subjects
    K Lushington
    Centre for Sleep Research, University of South Australia, Australia
    J Biol Rhythms 17:377-86. 2002
    ..In summary, extraocular light was not shown to delay circadian phase but was shown to increase wakefulness. The authors suggest that the present protocol has limited application as a treatment for circadian-related sleep disorders...
  75. ncbi request reprint Predicting the timing and duration of sleep in an operational setting using social factors
    Katie J Kandelaars
    Integrated Safety Support, Melbourne, Australia
    Chronobiol Int 23:1265-76. 2006
    ..An initial model has been developed in order to regulate sleep in these crews. The initial results have shown promise when applied to small sets of data; however, more rigorous validation must be carried out...
  76. ncbi request reprint Sleep habits and accident risk among truck drivers: a cross-sectional study in Argentina
    Drew Dawson
    Sleep 28:1037-8. 2005
  77. ncbi request reprint Neurobehavioural performance effects of daytime melatonin and temazepam administration
    Naomi L Rogers
    Division of Sleep and Chronobiology, Unit for Experimental Psychiatry, The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    J Sleep Res 12:207-12. 2003
    ..Given melatonin's soporific and chronobiotic properties, these results suggest that melatonin may be preferable to benzodiazepines in the management of circadian and sleep disorders...
  78. ncbi request reprint Work hours and reducing fatigue-related risk: good research vs good policy
    Drew Dawson
    JAMA 294:1104-6. 2005
  79. ncbi request reprint Potential action of melatonin in insomnia
    Naomi L Rogers
    The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Unit for Experimental Psychiatry, Division of Sleep and Chronobiology, Philadelphia 19104 6021, USA
    Sleep 26:1058-9. 2003
  80. ncbi request reprint The relationship between the dim light melatonin onset and sleep on a regular schedule in young healthy adults
    Helen J Burgess
    Biological Rhythms Research Laboratory, Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Behav Sleep Med 1:102-14. 2003
    ..77, r = 0.68 respectively), but bedtime was not (r = 0.36). The possibility of predicting young healthy normally entrained people's DLMOs from their sleep times is discussed...
  81. ncbi request reprint Thermoregulatory changes around the time of sleep onset
    Naomi L Rogers
    Sleep and Circadian Research Group, Woolcock Institute of Medical Research, and Central Clinical School Medicine, University of Sydney, Camperdown, Sydney, NSW 2050, Australia
    Physiol Behav 90:643-7. 2007
    ..It appears that there is an optimal core body temperature at which to initiate sleep, and changes in the rate of peripheral heat loss may assist in achieving this optimal temperature, and hence facilitate sleep onset...
  82. ncbi request reprint Compensation, benefits, and satisfaction: the Longitudinal Emergency Medical Technician Demographic Study (LEADS) Project
    William E Brown
    National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians, Columbus, Ohio 43229, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 7:357-62. 2003
    ..To determine the compensation, benefit package, and level of satisfaction with the benefits of nationally registered emergency medical technicians (NREMTs) in 2001...
  83. ncbi request reprint Navigating NHTSA: an interview with Drew Dawson. Interview by Raphael M. Barishansky
    Drew Dawson
    EMS Division, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, USA
    Emerg Med Serv 35:39-40. 2006