Biomedical Acceptability of 45-to 60-Day Space Flight
Final rept. 1967-1969
SCHOOL OF AEROSPACE MEDICINE BROOKS AFB TX
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The principal known effects of the space flight environment upon the physiologic function of human subjects have been reviewed as have the results and validity of biomedical ground-based simulation. Where known, the time courses of these physiologic changes have been described. Our ability to modify the deconditioning effects of space flight has been discussed from the standpoints 1 of improving the effectiveness of environmental control and life support systems and 2 of providing countermeasures especially exercise as a means of modifying the effects of weightlessness and a degree of physical inactivity.
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