How Smart People can Overcome Jet Lag

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Jet lag – that familiar feeling of fatigue when one exits a plane after a long flight – has no established remedy. No medical application or device is yet capable of eliminating jet lag, ...
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No-Nonsense Measures

Pp. 21-27 (7)

Olivier Le Bon

Abstract

There are many practical things you can do to reduce the burden of jet lag: fast psychological adjustment, exercise, judicious timing of meeting schedules, judicious timing of naps, optimizing your activities in short stay durations, exerting self-discipline, preflight rescheduling and in some cases, sleeping in two parts.

Keywords:

Discipline, Exercise, Launch window, Nap, Powernap, Preflight rescheduling, Psychological adjustment, Sleep debt, Sleep inertia, Split sleep, Stay duration.

Affiliation:

Universite Libre de Bruxelles Belgium.