· Symptoms of jet lag include fatigue, disorientation and anxiety.
· Winter et al (2008) calculated that it is one day to adjust to each hour of time difference.
· Wegman et al (1989) said that jet lag symptoms are worse when travelling from West to East (Eastwards – phase advance) than when travelling East to West (Westwards – phase delay).
· Recht et al (1995) found that baseball teams won 37% of games when travelling Eastwards but won 44% when travelling Westwards, concluding that jet lag affects performance.
· Cho (2000) found that cabin crew had raised levels of stress hormones and do less well in memory tests compared to a control group.
AO2 EVALUATIVE POINTS
· Individual Differences
o The effects of jet lag varies considerably between individuals as some people are more sensitive to jet lag (Arendt, 1999).
· Supporting Evidence
o Waterhouse et al, 1998 found that disrupted sleep…