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Exercise in Space : A Holistic Approach for the Benefit of Human Health on Earth (Paperback) (Stefan

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This volume of the Series SpringerBriefs in Space Life Sciences summarizes the newest finding in the field of mental health and physiological exercise in Space. Currently two major challenges are impacting human health in the western societies, one being a move towards a sedentary society, the second one being longevity. Both have a considerable impact on physical as well as mental health. Space life science research helps to understand the underlying degenerative physiological and neuro-psychological processes as living in space, living in microgravity can be regarded as a time lapse of the sedentary and aging human being. Translational research of the past years has shown that exercise can be regarded as a key factor to counteract physical and mental deconditioning in space, guaranteeing a holistic approach to health and a benefit to the socio-demographic changes of our society.

The book is written for scientists in biomedicine, more specific in aging research, sports physiology and neurosciences.

Genre: Medical, Technology
Sub-Genre: Aeronautics + Astronautics, Physiology, Sports Medicine
Series Title: Springerbriefs in Space Life Sciences
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Author: Stefan Schneider
Language: English
Street Date: May 23, 2016
TCIN: 51449673
UPC: 9783319295695
Item Number (DPCI): 248-21-3964
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