Philip Tucker

Summary

Affiliation: University of Wales
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Moderators of the relationship between long work hours and health
    Philip Tucker
    Department of Psychology, University of Wales, Swansea, United Kingdom
    J Occup Health Psychol 10:465-76. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Shiftwork and metabolic dysfunction
    Philip Tucker
    Department of Psychology, Swansea University, Swansea, UK
    Chronobiol Int 29:549-55. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint The impact of rest breaks on temporal trends in injury risk
    Philip Tucker
    Department of Psychology, University of Wales Swansea, Swansea, United Kingdom
    Chronobiol Int 23:1423-34. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Rest breaks and accident risk
    P Tucker
    Department of Psychology, University of Wales, SA2 8PP, Swansea, UK
    Lancet 361:680. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint The impact of early and late shift changeovers on sleep, health, and well-being in 8- and 12-hour shift systems
    P Tucker
    Department of Psychology, University of Wales Swansea, United Kingdom
    J Occup Health Psychol 3:265-75. 1998
  6. ncbi request reprint The impact of junior doctors' worktime arrangements on their fatigue and well-being
    Philip Tucker
    Department of Psychology, Swansea University, Swansea, United Kingdom
    Scand J Work Environ Health 36:458-65. 2010
  7. doi request reprint The effects of age and shiftwork on perceived sleep problems: results from the VISAT combined longitudinal and cross-sectional study
    Philip Tucker
    Department of Psychology, Swansea University, Swansea, UK
    J Occup Environ Med 53:794-8. 2011
  8. doi request reprint The effects of age and shiftwork on perceived sleep problems: results from the VISAT-combined longitudinal and cross-sectional study
    Philip Tucker
    Department of Psychology, Swansea University, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
    J Occup Environ Med 52:392-8. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Shift work, safety and productivity
    Simon Folkard
    Body Rhythms and Shiftwork Centre, Department of Psychology, University of Wales Swansea, Swansea SA2 8PP, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 53:95-101. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Diurnal trends in mood and performance do not all parallel alertness
    D S Owens
    Body Rhythms and Shiftwork Centre, Department of Psychology, University of Wales Swansea, United Kingdom
    Scand J Work Environ Health 24:109-14. 1998

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint Moderators of the relationship between long work hours and health
    Philip Tucker
    Department of Psychology, University of Wales, Swansea, United Kingdom
    J Occup Health Psychol 10:465-76. 2005
    ..The findings are discussed in terms of the fit between an individual's actual and desired work hours. The problems of identifying appropriate limits for work hours are highlighted...
  2. doi request reprint Shiftwork and metabolic dysfunction
    Philip Tucker
    Department of Psychology, Swansea University, Swansea, UK
    Chronobiol Int 29:549-55. 2012
    ..It is concluded that those responsible for monitoring workers' health should pay particular attention to indices of metabolic dysfunction in workers who have been exposed to shiftwork for >10 yrs...
  3. ncbi request reprint The impact of rest breaks on temporal trends in injury risk
    Philip Tucker
    Department of Psychology, University of Wales Swansea, Swansea, United Kingdom
    Chronobiol Int 23:1423-34. 2006
    ..It is suggested that the current trends reflect the effects of working in a relatively unconstrained task environment, and that causes other than fatigue may underlie the trends observed in both the previous and current studies...
  4. ncbi request reprint Rest breaks and accident risk
    P Tucker
    Department of Psychology, University of Wales, SA2 8PP, Swansea, UK
    Lancet 361:680. 2003
    ..08 (95% CI 1.73-2.43) higher than in the first half-hour. Trends in risk did not seem to differ between three 2-h work periods. Regular rest breaks seem to be an effective way to control accumulation of risk during industrial shift-work...
  5. ncbi request reprint The impact of early and late shift changeovers on sleep, health, and well-being in 8- and 12-hour shift systems
    P Tucker
    Department of Psychology, University of Wales Swansea, United Kingdom
    J Occup Health Psychol 3:265-75. 1998
    ..However, the observed effects of shift length on chronic outcome measures are somewhat inconsistent with previous research findings...
  6. ncbi request reprint The impact of junior doctors' worktime arrangements on their fatigue and well-being
    Philip Tucker
    Department of Psychology, Swansea University, Swansea, United Kingdom
    Scand J Work Environ Health 36:458-65. 2010
    ..We compared groups of junior doctors working on different schedules in order to identify which features of schedule design most negatively affected their fatigue and well-being in recent weeks...
  7. doi request reprint The effects of age and shiftwork on perceived sleep problems: results from the VISAT combined longitudinal and cross-sectional study
    Philip Tucker
    Department of Psychology, Swansea University, Swansea, UK
    J Occup Environ Med 53:794-8. 2011
    ..With workforces in industrialized countries getting older, the study examined how shiftworking affects sleep in later life...
  8. doi request reprint The effects of age and shiftwork on perceived sleep problems: results from the VISAT-combined longitudinal and cross-sectional study
    Philip Tucker
    Department of Psychology, Swansea University, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
    J Occup Environ Med 52:392-8. 2010
    ..With the workforces in industrialized countries getting older, this study sought to determine how shiftworking affects sleep in later life...
  9. ncbi request reprint Shift work, safety and productivity
    Simon Folkard
    Body Rhythms and Shiftwork Centre, Department of Psychology, University of Wales Swansea, Swansea SA2 8PP, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 53:95-101. 2003
    ..However, these factors need to be considered in combination with one another since, for example, a long night shift that includes frequent rest breaks might well prove safer than a shorter night shift with less frequent breaks...
  10. ncbi request reprint Diurnal trends in mood and performance do not all parallel alertness
    D S Owens
    Body Rhythms and Shiftwork Centre, Department of Psychology, University of Wales Swansea, United Kingdom
    Scand J Work Environ Health 24:109-14. 1998
    ..This study examined the hypothesis that alertness can be used to predict time-of-day effects on performance...
  11. ncbi request reprint Time of day effects in, and the relationship between, sleep quality and movement
    M Blagrove
    Department of Psychology, University of Wales Swansea, UK
    J Sleep Res 7:233-9. 1998
    ..26). We conclude that sleep movement, despite its low within- and between-subjects variability, is nevertheless a statistically reliable, but weak, indicator of subjective sleep efficiency and quality...
  12. doi request reprint The impact of free-time activities on sleep, recovery and well-being
    P Tucker
    Department of Psychology, University of Wales Swansea, Swansea SA2 8PP, UK
    Appl Ergon 39:653-62. 2008
    ..It is concluded that the nature of activity per se may be less important than (1) whether the activity accords with individual preference and (2) the cumulative demands of daytime and evening activities...
  13. doi request reprint Review of studies that have used the Standard Shiftwork Index: evidence for the underlying model of shiftwork and health
    P Tucker
    Department of Psychology, Swansea University, UK
    Appl Ergon 39:550-64. 2008
    ..g., personality, coping style). However, evidential support for the model as a whole is incomplete. The findings of the reviewed studies are summarised and methodological limitations are discussed...