S7 Ep 12: Combating Sleep Inertia

With special guest: Dr Cassie Hilditch

Today I am joined by Dr Cassie Hilditch from San José State University Research Foundation. In this episode, we will be discussing Cassie’s work around sleep inertia. 

Some of Cassie’s papers 

  • Hilditch CJ, Arsintescu L, Gregory KB, Flynn-Evans EE. Mitigating fatigue on the flight deck: how is controlled rest used in practice? Chronobiol Int. 2020 Sep-Oct;37(9-10):1483-1491. doi: 10.1080/07420528.2020.1803898. Epub 2020 Aug 24. PMID: 32838563. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32838563/
  • Kovac K, Vincent GE, Paterson JL, Reynolds A, Aisbett B, Hilditch CJ, Ferguson SA. The impact of a short burst of exercise on sleep inertia. Physiol Behav. 2021 Dec 1;242:113617. doi: 10.1016/j.physbeh.2021.113617. Epub 2021 Oct 1. PMID: 34606883. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/34606883/
  • Hilditch CJ, Flynn-Evans EE. Fatigue, Schedules, Sleep, and Sleepiness in U.S. Commercial Pilots During COVID-19. Aerosp Med Hum Perform. 2022 May 1;93(5):433-441. doi: 10.3357/AMHP.6031.2022. PMID: 35551720. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/35551720/
  • Hilditch CJ, McHill AW. Sleep inertia: current insights. Nat Sci Sleep. 2019 Aug 22;11:155-165. doi: 10.2147/NSS.S188911. PMID: 31692489; PMCID: PMC6710480. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31692489/
  • Hilditch CJ, Short M, Van Dongen HP, Centofanti SA, Dorrian J, Kohler M, Banks S. Sleep inertia during a simulated 6-h on/6-h off fixed split duty schedule. Chronobiol Int. 2016;33(6):685-96. doi: 10.3109/07420528.2016.1167724. Epub 2016 Apr 14. PMID: 27078176. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/27078176/

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