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Effects of sex and gender on adaptation to space: musculoskeletal health.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  25401942     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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Abstract There is considerable variability among individuals in musculoskeletal response to long-duration spaceflight. The specific origin of the individual variability is unknown but is almost certainly influenced by the details of other mission conditions such as individual differences in exercise countermeasures, particularly intensity of exercise, dietary intake, medication use, stress, sleep, psychological profiles, and actual mission task demands. In addition to variations in mission conditions, genetic differences may account for some aspect of individual variability. Generally, this individual variability exceeds the variability between sexes that adds to the complexity of understanding sex differences alone. Research specifically related to sex differences of the musculoskeletal system during unloading is presented and discussed.
Authors:
Lori Ploutz-Snyder; Susan Bloomfield; Scott M Smith; Sandra K Hunter; Kim Templeton; Debra Bemben
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of women's health (2002)     Volume:  23     ISSN:  1931-843X     ISO Abbreviation:  J Womens Health (Larchmt)     Publication Date:  2014 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-11-18     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101159262     Medline TA:  J Womens Health (Larchmt)     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  963-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
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