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Muscular deconditioning and its prevention in space flightExercise and exercise devices on Skylab missions prevented muscle loss in spacecrews. It is concluded that muscle in space is no different from muscle on earth; if it is properly nourished and exercised at reasonable load levels, it maintains its function under weightlessness conditions.
Document ID
19770026857
Document Type
Other
Authors
Thornton, W. E.
(NASA Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center Houston, TX, United States)
Rummel, J. A.
(NASA Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center Houston, TX, United States)
Date Acquired
August 8, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 1977
Publication Information
Publication: Biomed. Results from Skylab
Subject Category
Aerospace Medicine
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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