Autogenic Feedback Training Exercise: Controlling Physiological Responses to Mitigate Motion SicknessDuring space travel approximately 50 of the crew experience symptoms of motion sickness that can range from mild forms of nausea or dizziness to severe malaise and vomiting1. Developing an effective treatment for these symptoms has become a priority of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Autogenic-Feedback Training Exercise (AFTE) is a nonpharmacological countermeasure for mitigating motion sickness. It involves training subjects to control physiological responses in high stress environments2. The primary goal of this experiment is to evaluate the effectiveness of AFTE for increasing tolerance to motion sickness in high stress environments.
Walton, Nia (Spelman Coll. Atlanta, GA, United States)
Spencer, Telissa (Texas Univ. Austin, TX, United States)
Cowings, Patricia (NASA Ames Research Center Moffett Field, CA, United States)
Toscano, William B. (NASA Ames Research Center Moffett Field, CA, United States)