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Weightlessness Countermeasures

"Weightlessness Countermeasures" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Techniques and routines designed to prevent or reverse unwanted effects of weightlessness experienced during actual and simulated space flight, including physiologic changes related to removal of gravitational loading. Specific measures include creation of artificial gravity, exercise, low-level lower body negative pressure, and use of anti-deconditioning devices. (From Nicogossian, Space Physiology and Medicine, 2d ed, pp294-297)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Weightlessness Countermeasures" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Weightlessness Countermeasures" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 4 publications over 2 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2000
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