Accession Number:

ADP004643

Title:

Laboratory Tests of Motion Sickness Susceptibility,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

NAVAL AEROSPACE MEDICAL RESEARCH LAB PENSACOLA FL

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1984-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

10.0

Abstract:

This paper reviews some of the laboratory tests of motion sickness susceptibility that have been evaluated over the years at the Naval Aerospace Medical Research Laboratory in Pensacola. The discussion focuses on 1 the procedures used to rate the extent of sickness 2 how the intent of testing influence the outcome the problem of measuring adaptative potential 4 aftereffects and 5 the relationship of these tests to success in flight. Individual tests which are discussed include Brief Vestibular Disorientation Test, Coriolis Sickness Susceptibility Test, Sudden-stop Vestibulovisual Test, Tilted-Axis Rotation Test, and the VisualVestibular Interaction Test.

Subject Categories:

  • Stress Physiology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE