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- DescriptionThis book provides an overview of microgravity-induced changes in human metabolism, muscle, bone and the cardio-vascular system, and discusses in detail the nutrient uptake required during spaceflight to counteract these adaptive mechanisms and ensure an improved physical constitution upon returning to Earth. It addresses the needs of professors, researchers and students working in the field of human physiology and nutrition.
- Author BiographyProf. Dr. Martina Heer is Adjunct Professor for Nutritional Sciences at the University of Bonn, Institute of Nutritional and Food Sciences, Germany. Prof. Dr. Jens Titze, MD is Associate Professor of Medicine and Associate Professor of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, USA . Dr. Scott M. Smith leads the Nutritional Biochemistry Laboratory at the NASA Johnson Space Center, Clear Lake, Texas, USA. Dr. Nathalie Baecker is Research Scientists at the University of Bonn, Institute of Nutritional and Food Sciences in Bonn, Germany.
- Author(s)Jens Titze,Martina Heer,Natalie Backer,Scott M. Smith
- PublisherBirkhauser Verlag AG
- Date of Publication18/06/2015
- SubjectTransport Technology
- Series TitleSpringerBriefs in Space Life Sciences
- Place of PublicationBasel
- Country of PublicationSwitzerland
- ImprintBirkhauser Verlag AG
- Content Note1 black & white illustrations, 8 colour illustrations, biography
- Weight145 g
- Width155 mm
- Height235 mm
- Spine4 mm
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