By Sjoerd L. Bonting (Eds.)

ISBN-10: 1559384093

ISBN-13: 9781559384094

This quantity has contributions from the U.S. (3), Russia (2), and Europe (4). those contributions comprise investigations of organic difficulties encountered in spaceflight by means of people, animals, crops, and unmarried cells, in addition to experiences of a basic organic challenge aided by means of area experiments. broad chapters try to verify the mechanisms of the results of long term house missions at the human physique (Grigoriev and Egorov, Russia), and the adaptative mechanisms operative within the human physique lower than those stipulations (same authors). different chapters care for ultrastructural observations of myocardial deconditioning (Philpott et al., United States), fluid and electrolyte law (Gharib and Hughson, France/Canada), human nutrients in house (Hinghofer-Szalkay and Konig, Austria), development and mobile department in crops (Krikorian et al., United States), mechanisms of the results of gravity on unmarried cells (Mesland, The Netherlands), orbital exobiology stories of the starting place of existence (Hornech and Brack, Germany/France), and my very own contribution at the use of chemical sensors for house biomedical learn and tracking of water recycling

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Preliminary Results of Cardiovascular Examinations of the Mir Second Crew. Kosmicheskaya Biologiya i Aviakosmicheskaya Meditsina, 22(6):51-58, 1988 (in Russian). 50. P. Abstract Papers IxNational Conference on Space Biology andAerospace Medicine. Kaluga, 9-21, June 1990, p. 73. Moscow-Kaluga, 1990 (in Russian). 51. , et al. Dynamics of Central Venous Pressure in Weightlessness. Abstract Papers IX National Conference on Space Biology and Aerospace Medicine. Kaluga, 9-21 June, 1990, pp. 18-19. Moscow-Kaluga, 1990 (in Russian).

S. G. ) Nauka. Moscow, 1989 (in Russian). 41. R.. V. Fluid-ElectrolyteHomeostasis and Its Regulation. 1. ),pp. 93-122. Medizina, Moscow, 1990 (in Russian). 42. A.. Cardiovascular Responses to Head-Down Tilt in Young and Middle-Aged Men. The Physiologist, 26(6),(Suppl):SU)-s33, 1983. 43. M.. G. Water in the Human Lungs during 7-Day Head-Down 'lilting. Kosmicheskaya Biologiya i Aviakosmichhkaya Meditsina. 18(6):4044, 1984 (in Russian). 44. V. Central Circulation of a Normal Man during 7-Day Head-Down Tilting and Decompression of Different Body Compartments.

33 I 34 ANATOLYI I. EGOROV results in a decreased muscle tone of the antigravitational musculature and in the absence of adequate physical exercise, leads to functional atrophy and a declined force of some muscular groups, as has been observed after long-term space missions. ’* The changes in postural activity caused by moving the arm or tiptoeing were similar to the shifts noted during the analogous exposureson Earth. In this case, there exists a well-arranged and reproducible sequence of activation of the flexors and extensors of the anklejoint, thigh, and knee.

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