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evaluation of thermoregulation after spaceflightAltered thermoregulation has been reported following spaceflight simulations such as water immersion and bedrest but it has never been evaluated immediately after actual spaceflight. Impaired thermoregulation may have significant impact during various spaceflight activities such as countermeasure exercise, extravehicular activity (EVA), landing, and egress. It would be manifested as an increased body temperature and heart rate and decreased work capacity and endurance. In this study we evaluated the exercise responses of two crewmembers following a long duration spaceflight and measured their changes in body temperatures, skin blood flow, sweating and heat production during a mild submaximal exercise stress.
Document ID
20000020564
Document Type
Conference Paper
Authors
Schneider, S. M.
(NASA Johnson Space Center Houston, TX United States)
Williams, W. J.
(Wyle Labs., Inc. United States)
Greenleaf, J. E.
(NASA Ames Research Center Moffett Field, CA United States)
Lee, S. M. C.
(Wyle Labs., Inc. United States)
Gonzalez, R.
(Army Research Inst. of Environmental Medicine Natick, MA United States)
Date Acquired
August 19, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 1999
Publication Information
Publication: Proceedings of the First Biennial Space Biomedical Investigators' Workshop
Subject Category
Aerospace Medicine
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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