Responsible HRP Element:
Human Health Countermeasures
|Human Health Countermeasures
Active - Task currently funded
1) include inflight blood and urine collection
2) expand nominal testing to include makers of normative markers of nutritional assessment
3) add an R+30 session to allow evaluation of postflight nutrition and implications for rehabilitation
Nutrition SMO includes measures of factors that influence, mediate or reflect bone mineral metabolism, e.g. vitamins, minerals, oxidative damage markers, markers of iron and calcium metabolism, bone- and calcium-regulating hormones, stress hormones and urinary markers of bone turnover. These measures increase the understanding of and cellular/biochemical etiology underlying skeletal adaptation in space.