Circadian Effects on Performance and Effort in Collegiate Swimmers

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Austin Anderson; Gillian Murray; Meghan Herlihy; Chloe Weiss; Jacob King; Ellen Hutchinson; Neil Albert; Krista K. Ingram;
  • Publisher: Ubiquity Press
  • Journal: Journal of Circadian Rhythms, volume 16 (issn: 1740-3391, eissn: 1740-3391)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC6083775, doi: 10.5334/jcr.165
  • Subject: PER3 | Research Article | chronotype | circadian genotype | diurnal preference; chronotype; circadian phenotype; circadian genotype; PER3; athletic performance; physiological effort; alpha amylase | QH301-705.5 | circadian phenotype | physiological effort | alpha amylase | athletic performance | diurnal preference | Biology (General) | biology, psychology, sports physiology, chronobiology, physiology

Although individual athletic performance generally tends to peak in the evening, individuals who exhibit a strong diurnal preference perform better closer to their circadian peak. Time-of-day performance effects are influenced by circadian phenotype (diurnal preference ... View more
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