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[Research News] How Does Reduced Gravity Affect Astronauts’ Muscles and Nerve Responses?

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Updated Jul. 20, 2022
OHIRA Yoshinobu, Visiting Professor of the Organization for Research Initiatives and Development, Doshisha University, and his colleagues presented a paper suggesting effective countermeasures against neuromuscular problems caused by gravitational unloading, or during long term space missions. This paper was written in response to an invitation to a special issue commemorating the first human landing on the Moon.

Reference
Takashi Ohira, Fuminori Kawano, Katsumasa Goto, Hiroshi Kaji, Yoshinobu Ohira, “Responses of neuromuscular properties to unloading and potential countermeasures during space exploration missions”, Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, Volume 136, 2022, 104617, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neubiorev.2022.104617

For more details, please see the link below.
Research News: How Does Reduced Gravity Affect Astronauts’ Muscles and Nerve Responses? Japanese Researchers Answer (Website of Doshisha University Organization for Research Initiatives and Development)

This achievement has also been featured in the “EurekAlert!”.
How does reduced gravity affect astronauts’ muscles and nerve responses? Japanese researchers answer (EurekAlert!)
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OHIRA Yoshinobu, Visiting Professor of the Organization for Research Initiatives and Development, Doshisha University, and his colleagues presented a paper suggesting effective countermeasures against neuromuscular problems caused by gravitational unloading, or during long term space missions. This paper was written in response to an invitation to a special issue commemorating the first human landing on the Moon.

Reference
Takashi Ohira, Fuminori Kawano, Katsumasa Goto, Hiroshi Kaji, Yoshinobu Ohira, “Responses of neuromuscular properties to unloading and potential countermeasures during space exploration missions”, Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, Volume 136, 2022, 104617, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neubiorev.2022.104617

For more details, please see the link below.
Research News: How Does Reduced Gravity Affect Astronauts’ Muscles and Nerve Responses? Japanese Researchers Answer (Website of Doshisha University Organization for Research Initiatives and Development)

This achievement has also been featured in the “EurekAlert!”.
How does reduced gravity affect astronauts’ muscles and nerve responses? Japanese researchers answer (EurekAlert!)
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