Jet lag modification

Curr Sports Med Rep. 2015 Mar-Apr;14(2):123-8. doi: 10.1249/JSR.0000000000000133.


Athletes often are required to travel for sports participation, both for practice and competition. A number of those crossing multiple time zones will develop jet lag disorder with possible negative consequences on their performance. This review will discuss the etiology of jet lag disorder and the techniques that are available to shorten or minimize its effects. This includes both pharmacological and nonpharmacological approaches.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Athletes*
  • Athletic Performance* / physiology
  • Humans
  • Jet Lag Syndrome / complications
  • Jet Lag Syndrome / diagnosis
  • Jet Lag Syndrome / therapy*
  • Sports*
  • Travel*