Accession Number : AD1020889


Title :   Handbook of Aerospace and Operational Physiology, 2nd Edition


Descriptive Note : Technical Report,01 Aug 2011,31 Aug 2016


Corporate Author : SCHOOL OF AEROSPACE MEDICINE WRIGHT PATTERSON AFB OH WRIGHT PATTERSON AFB United States


Personal Author(s) : Maresh,Ryan W ; Woodrow,Andrew D ; Webb,James T


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/1020889.pdf


Report Date : 01 Oct 2016


Pagination or Media Count : 842


Abstract : This handbook is an update to AFRL-SA-WP-SR-2011-0003 and is designed to be a reference for aerospace physiologists and technicians in the U.S. Air Force. It contains information about physiologic principles and application of those principles to Air Force flight operations. While it is not designed to be a clinical resource, references to clinical materials are provided to allow further study.


Descriptors :   handbooks , cardiovascular physiological phenomena , RESPIRATORY PHYSIOLOGICAL PHENOMENA , MUSCULOSKELETAL AND NEURAL PHYSIOLOGY , visual perception , EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY , NUTRITION PHYSIOLOGY , ATMOSPHERES , gas laws , hypoxia , DECOMPRESSION SICKNESS , altitude sickness , STRESS (PHYSIOLOGY) , physiological effects , flight , flight crews , AVIATION PERSONNEL , pilots , FATIGUE (PHYSIOLOGY) , safety


Subject Categories : Military Aircraft Operations
      Anatomy and Physiology
      Stress Physiology
      Human Factors Engineering & Man Machine System


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE