Astronaut Edward M. (Mike) Fincke, Expedition 9 NASA science officer and flight engineer aboard the International Space Station, juggles fresh fruit in microgravity.
Courtesy of NASA.
What is microgravity? How is it created? And how does it impact astronauts during spaceflight? Gregory Vogt, EdD, provides answers to these and other questions about the near weightless conditions in space.
Author(s): Joanne R. Lupton, PhD
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Muscle Wasting Countermeasure Studies for NSBRI
Protocol for Wolfe et al. 28-day Bed Rest Study
The Whole Individual Adequate Energy Intake is Critical
Motor Units and the Musculoskeletal System II
Myosin is the Muscle’s “Motor Protein”
Myosin, the “Motor” Molecule
The Pattern of Skeletal Myosin Heavy Chain (MHC) Isoform Transitions
Why Do Skeletal Muscle Fibers Atrophy During Space Flight?
Skeletal Muscle and Loading State
Muscles Regulate Both Their Size and Phenotype in Response to Loading Conditions
Strategies to Conserve Muscle Mass
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