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Research opportunities in muscle atrophyMuscle atrophy in a weightless environment is studied. Topics of investigation include physiological factors of muscle atrophy in space flight, biochemistry, countermeasures, modelling of atrophied muscle tissue, and various methods of measurement of muscle strength and endurance. A review of the current literature and suggestions for future research are included.
Document ID
19840019348
Document Type
Contractor Report (CR)
Authors
Herbison, G. J. (Thomas Jefferson Univ. Hospital Philadelphia, United States)
Talbot, J. M. (Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology Bethesda, MD, United States)
Date Acquired
September 4, 2013
Publication Date
April 1, 1984
Subject Category
AEROSPACE MEDICINE
Report/Patent Number
NASA-CR-3796
NAS 1.26:3796
Funding Number(s)
CONTRACT_GRANT: NASW-3728
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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