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EXPERIMENT INFORMATION

Graded Exercise Test to Volitional Exertion (Bruce protocol) (BRUCE)
Principal Investigator
Research Area:
Cardiovascular physiology
Species Studied
Scientific Name: Homo sapiens Species: Human

Description
OBJECTIVES:
The objectives of this test were to screen for EKG changes, signs, and symptoms indicative of cardiovascular disease using 12-lead ECG and blood pressure measurements. If the medical monitor determined that there was sufficient evidence of cardiovascular disease, the test subject was not allowed to remain in the study.


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Keywords
Blood pressure
Cardiovascular
Cardiovascular physiology
Echocardiography
Excertion
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Data Information
Data Availability
Archive is complete. No data sets are available for this experiment. Please Contact LSDA if you know of available data for this investigation.

Parameters
Cumulative time
Diastolic blood pressure
Electrocardiogram
Heart rate
Height
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Mission/Study Information
Mission Launch/Start Date Landing/End Date Duration
LAFS 04/13/2008 12/19/2008 250 days

Additional Information
Co-Investigators
Managing NASA Center
Johnson Space Center (JSC)
Responsible NASA Representative
Johnson Space Center LSDA Office
Project Manager: Pamela A. Bieri
Institutional Support
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
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