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Ploutz- Snyder, Robert
Experiment Participation:
+ Analysis of Skeletal Muscle Metrics as Predictors of Functional Task Performance (EORS_FOI)
Experiment Performed on: +ECP  
Role: Co-Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: Universities Space Research Association (USRA), Houston, Texas, United States
+ Evaluation of Muscle Size Measurement with Ultrasound and Magnetic Resonance Imaging – Pilot Study (EORS_Ultrasound)
Experiment Performed on: +ECP  
Role: Co-Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: Universities Space Research Association (USRA), Houston, Texas, United States
+ Integrated Resistance and Aerobic Training Study (Sprint)
Experiment Performed on: +Expedition 27   +Expedition 29   +Expedition 30   +Expedition 31   +Expedition 32   +Expedition 28   +Expedition 35   +Expedition 36   +Expedition 37   +Expedition 38   +Expedition 39   +Expedition 40   +Expedition 41   +Expedition 43   +Expedition 47   +Expedition 44   +Expedition 48   +Expedition 45   +Expedition 46   +Expedition 49   +Expedition 50   +Expedition 51   +Expedition 52  
Role: Co-Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: Universities Space Research Association (USRA), Houston, Texas, United States
+ Prospective Observational Study of Ocular Health in International Space Station Crews (Ocular_Health)
Experiment Performed on: +Expedition 35   +Expedition 36   +Expedition 37   +Expedition 38   +Expedition 39   +Expedition 40   +Expedition 41   +Expedition 42   +Expedition 43   +Expedition 44   +Expedition 45   +Expedition 46   +Expedition 47  
Role: Co-Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: Universities Space Research Association (USRA), Houston, Texas, United States
+ Gender Differences in Bedrest: Autonomic and Neuroendocrine Changes and Vascular Responses in Lower and Upper Extremities (BEDREST0543)
Experiment Performed on: +Campaign 3  
Role: Co-Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: Universities Space Research Association (USRA), Houston, Texas, United States
+ Analysis of a Clinical Database as a Means to Validate Non-invasive Assessment of Intracranial Pressure Using the Cerebral and Cochlear Fluid Pressure (CCFP) Analyzer (CCFP_Analyzer)
Experiment Performed on: +Ground  
Role: Co-Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: Universities Space Research Association (USRA), Houston, Texas, United States
+ Optical Coherence Tomography Analysis of the Optic Nerve Head and Surrounding Structures in Long Duration ISS Crew Members (SD_OCT)
Experiment Performed on: +Ground  
Role: Co-Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: Universities Space Research Association (USRA), Houston, Texas, United States
+ Data Mining and Development of Spaceflight DCS Treatment Model (DCS_Treatment)
Experiment Performed on: +Ground  
Role: Co-Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: Universities Space Research Association (USRA), Houston, Texas, United States
+ Effects of Long-Duration Spaceflight on Venous and Arterial Compliance in Astronauts (NCC958CA03402)
Experiment Performed on: +Ground  
Role: Co-Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: Universities Space Research Association (USRA), Houston, Texas, United States
+ Effects of Long-Duration Spaceflight on Venous and Arterial Compliance in Astronauts: Bed Rest Study (BEDREST_NaVC)
Experiment Performed on: +Campaign 19  
Role: Co-Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: Universities Space Research Association (USRA), Houston, Texas, United States
+ Influence of Exercise Modality on Cerebral-Ocular Hemodynamics and Pressures (Exercise_Modality)
Experiment Performed on: +Ground  
Role: Co-Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: Universities Space Research Association (USRA), Houston, Texas, United States
+ Effects of Short-Term Hypercapnia During Head-Down Bed Rest on Ocular Structures and Cerebral Blood Flow in Healthy Human Subjects (CO2_Head_Down_Tilt)
Experiment Performed on: +Ground  
Role: Co-Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: Universities Space Research Association (USRA), Houston, Texas, United States
+ Meal Replacement Mass Reduction and Integration Acceptability Study (Mass_Reduction_2)
Experiment Performed on: +HERA Campaign 3  
Role: Co-Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: Universities Space Research Association (USRA), Houston, Texas, United States
+ Sweat Rates during Continuous and Interval Aerobic Exercise: Implications for NASA Multipurpose Crew Vehicle (MPCV) Missions (Sweat_Rates)
Experiment Performed on: +Ground  
Role: Co-Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: Universities Space Research Association (USRA), Houston, Texas, United States
+ Effects of Acute Exposures to Carbon Dioxide upon Cognitive Function (Acute_CO2_Exposure)
Experiment Performed on: +Ground  
Role: Co-Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: Universities Space Research Association (USRA), Houston, Texas, United States
+ Identification of Muscle Fitness Standards for Exploration Mission Tasks (Mission_Tasks_Muscle)
Experiment Performed on: +Ground  
Role: Co-Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: Universities Space Research Association (USRA), Houston, Texas, United States
+ Integrated Resistance and Aerobic Training Study (Sprint)
Experiment Performed on: +Expedition 27   +Expedition 29   +Expedition 30   +Expedition 31   +Expedition 32   +Expedition 28   +Expedition 35   +Expedition 36   +Expedition 37   +Expedition 38   +Expedition 39   +Expedition 40   +Expedition 41   +Expedition 43   +Expedition 47   +Expedition 44   +Expedition 48   +Expedition 45   +Expedition 46   +Expedition 49   +Expedition 50   +Expedition 51   +Expedition 52  
Role: Co-Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
+ The Integrated Impact of Diet on Human Immune Response, the Gut Microbiota, and Nutritional Status during Adaptation to Spaceflight (Food_Physiology)
Experiment Performed on: +HERA Campaign 4  
Role: Co-Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States