ERIC Number: ED181001
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Space Flight Research Relevant to Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, With Particular Reference to Skylab's Life Science Experiments.
Van Huss, Wayne D.; Heusner, William W.
An overview of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) studies dealing with the effect of extended space flight on the human body is presented. The results of experiments investigating weight loss, posture change, sleep habits, limb size, and motor skills are some of the topics discussed. Bibliographies, source lists, charts, and tables are given to supplement the text. A glossary of terms is included. (LH)
Descriptors: Aerospace Technology, Heart Rate, Human Body, Human Posture, Muscular Strength, Physical Activity Level, Physical Environment, Physical Fitness, Scientific Research, Space Sciences
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD).; National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Astronauts; Skylab; Space Biology; Weightlessness