Muscle mass deteriorates over time in micro-gravity conditions and needs to be monitored to maintain a fitness routine to offset these effects. Too much muscle reduction can lead to health complication, especially upon return to Earth-like gravity.
Health and Medicine
Current Players Working on this Solution:
- Salanova, M., G. Schiffl, B. Püttmann, B. G. Schoser, and D. Blottner. "Molecular Biomarkers Monitoring Human Skeletal Muscle Fibres and Microvasculature following Long-term Bed Rest with and without Countermeasures." J Anatomy Journal of Anatomy 212.3 (2008): 306-18. Web.