Effects of Skin Pressure by All-in-one on the Rhythm of Body Temperature During Sleep

올인원에 의한 인체 압박이 수면시의 체온 리듬에 미치는 영향

  • Jeong, Jeong-Rim (Dept. of Clothing & Textiles, Kyungpook National University) ;
  • Kim, Hee-Eun (Dept. of Clothing & Textiles, Kyungpook National University/Center for Beautiful Aging, Kyungpook National University)
  • 정정림 (경북대학교 의류학과) ;
  • 김희은 (경북대학교 의류학과/경북대학교 장수생활과학연구소)
  • Received : 2010.04.13
  • Accepted : 2010.05.14
  • Published : 2010.12.31


The purpose of this research was to investigate the effects of skin pressure by wearing all-in-one on the rhythm of body temperature such as skin and rectal temperature which play a crucial role in the nocturnal rhythm. Five healthy female were participated in the study as subjects. The experimental clothing was an all-in-one, one of the foundation, which is worn for shaping the body. The total experimental periods were 5 days. On the 1st day, subjects did not wear the all-in-one (None), and they wore it for about 12 hours per day from 2nd to 5th day (Wearing1~4). Skin and rectal temperature were measured during the entire experimental days to figure out the rhythm of body temperature during sleep. When subjects wore the all-in-one, the gradients of the forearm and calf skin temperature at the sleep onset were significantly smaller than "None". It indicated that the rise of extremities' skin temperature was low on the "Wearing1~4". The decline of rectal temperature in "Wearing 1~4" was smaller than "None". Therefore, the skin pressure by all-in-one may cause the temperature of extremities' skin and rectum to change, resulting the fluctuation of the circadian rhythm, finally it could have effects on the rhythm of sleep.


skin pressure;all-in-one;extremities skin temperature;rectal temperature;sleep rhythm


Supported by : 경북대학교


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