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Astronaut training manualScientific information from previous space flights, space medicine, exercise physiology, and sports medicine was used to prepare a physical fitness manual suitable for use by members of the NASA astronaut population. A variety of scientifically valid exercise programs and activities suitable for the development of physical fitness are provided. Programs, activities, and supportive scientific data are presented in a concise, easy to read format so as to permit the user to select his or her mode of training with confidence and devote time previously spent experimenting with training routines to preparation for space flight. The programs and activities included were tested and shown to be effective and enjoyable.
Document ID
19800020523
Document Type
Contractor Report (CR)
Authors
Coleman, E. A. (Houston Univ. Clear Lake, TX, United States)
Date Acquired
September 4, 2013
Publication Date
June 30, 1980
Subject Category
AEROSPACE MEDICINE
Report/Patent Number
NASA-CR-160758
Funding Number(s)
CONTRACT_GRANT: NAS9-15642
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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