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EXPERIMENT INFORMATION

Bed Rest Standard Measures: Intelligent Dual-Energy X-ray Absorptiometry (BRSMiDXA)
Principal Investigator
Research Area:
Bone and calcium physiology
Species Studied
Scientific Name: Homo sapiens Species: Human

Description
OBJECTIVE:
The objective of this test was to measure bone mineral density changes resulting from extended periods of bed rest bed rest.


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Keywords
Bone and bones
Bone density
Bone demineralization, pathologic

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Parameters
Body percent fat, total
Bone mineral content, android
Bone mineral content, arms
Bone mineral content, gynoid
Bone mineral content, left arm
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Mission/Study Information
Mission Launch/Start Date Landing/End Date Duration
Campaign 11 05/11/2011 12/15/2014 3 years, 7 months, 4 days

Additional Information
Managing NASA Center
Johnson Space Center (JSC)
Responsible NASA Representative
Institutional Support
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)