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Kirtland Community College Library QP 84.6 .F67 2017 30775305542954 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780198717683
  • ISBN: 0198717687
  • Physical Description: print
    xx, 143 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Oxford, United Kingdom ; Oxford University Press, 2017.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 131-135) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Foreword -- Circadian rhythms : a 24-hour phenomenon -- Time of day matters -- When timing goes wrong -- Shedding light on the clock -- The tick-tock of the molecular clock -- Sleep : the most obvious 24-hour rhythm -- Circadian rhythms and metabolism -- Seasons of life -- Evolution and another look at the clock.
Summary, etc.: This volume explains how organisms can 'know' the time and reveals what we now understand of the nature and operation of chronobiological processes. Covering variables such as light, the metabolism, human health, and the seasons, Foster and Kreitzman illustrate how jet lag and shift work can impact on human well-being.
Subject: Circadian rhythms Popular works
Circadian Rhythm physiology
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