Susan A. Bloomfield, PhD, FACSM, speaks about bone structure and different kinds of bone, the causes of bone loss during space exploration, and strategies for slowing or counterbalancing the process of bone loss, in space and on Earth.
Symposium for Space Life Science
Discover how nutrition and exercise can be used as countermeasures to some of the more critical risks and challenges to human physiological systems while in space. Joanne R. Lupton, PhD, explains.
Kenneth M. Baldwin, PhD, explains how and why muscles change during spaceflight, why is this important, and what can we do to limit muscle atrophy in space and on Earth.
Learn about the latest research discoveries with Ann R. Kennedy, PhD, as she discusses the potential dangers and effects of radiation on space travelers, and ways in which the risks can be reduced.
BioEd Online is proud to offer this online series, sponsored by the National Space Biomedical Research Institute, featuring presentations by eminent leaders in the field of space life science.
Join David F. Dinges, PhD, as he describes studies being conducted to understand and limit effects of inadquate sleep and how these problems affect both astronauts on space missions and patients on Earth.
Learn from Lawrence A. Crum, PhD, about therapeutic ultrasound, some of its basic applications, and potential benefits of therapeutic ultrasound for astronauts and patients on Earth.