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Table 1 Protocol of the activities conducted during total sleep deprivation (TSD) and the respective activity-levels

From: Assessment of effects of total sleep deprivation and subsequent recovery sleep: a methodological strategy feasible without sleep laboratory

Time Activity Physical activity-level
20:00–22:00 Dinner Low
  Watching movie Low
22:00–00:00 Watching/finishing movie Low
  Parlor games Low
00:00–02:00 One-hour walk Moderate to high
  Console games Moderate to high
02:00–04:00 Console games Moderate to high
  Parlor games Low
04:00–06:00 One-hour walk Moderate to high
  Console games Moderate to high
  Talking, watching movie Low
06:00–07:55 Watching/finishing movie Low
  Standard breakfast Low
  (If necessary: short walk) Moderate
  1. The total sleep deprivation procedure started after the TSD PRE laboratory session. At 08:00 the morning laboratory session (TSD POST) followed