Fluid and electrolyte homeostasis during spaceflight
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Fluid and electrolyte homeostasis during spaceflight elucidation of mechanisms in a primate

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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Ames Research Center, For sale by the National Technical Information Service in Moffett Field, Calif, [Springfield, Va .
Written in English


  • Homeostasis.,
  • Space flight -- Physiological effect.

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Edition Notes

StatementSusanne Churchill.
SeriesNASA contractor report -- 177548., NASA contractor report -- NASA CR-177548.
ContributionsAmes Research Center.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15397899M

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Fluid and electrolyte homeostasis during spaceflight: Elucidation of mechanisms in a primate Although it is now well accepted that exposure to the hypogravic environment of space induces a shift of fluid from the lower extremities toward the upper body, the actual physiological responses to this central volume expansion have not been well characterized. Get this from a library! Fluid and electrolyte homeostasis during spaceflight: elucidation of mechanisms in a primate. [Susanne E Churchill; Ames Research Center.]. Instead, the previous format of environmentally focused symposia, reviews, and books continued to be the only sources available. For instance, various books deal with the physiology of high altitude, space, or exercise but do not necessarily provide adequate coverage of water and electrolyte disturbances. Fluid and Electrolyte Homeostasis During and Following Exercise: Hormonal and Non-Hormonal Factors The concept of this book has developed over the past fi fteen years as interest in the water and electrolyte disturbances associated with most environmental settings moved from a research area of descriptive discovery to one dealing with the.

  During high-intensity exercise, fluid and electrolyte losses across the skin and lungs or through the kidneys are of minimal importance. 87 Thus, the changes observed are largely the result of shifts of water and electrolytes between fluid compartments. As mentioned, the osmolality and oncotic pressure of the ICF of active skeletal muscle. More distant connective tissues, the so-called ‘third space’, remain relatively dry. Intracellular fluid is contained within cells and comprises about two-thirds of TBW. Transcellular fluids are fluids (total % of TBW) contained in body cavities, for example CSF, ocular, synovial, peritoneal and pleural fluids. Electrolyte and water. Importance of Electrolyte Balance. Electrolytes play a vital role in maintaining homeostasis within the body. They help regulate myocardial and neurological function, fluid balance, oxygen delivery, acid-base balance, and other biological processes. Fluids and electrolytes play a vital role in homeostasis within the body by regulating various bodily functions including cardiac, neuro, oxygen delivery and acid-base balance and much more. Electrolytes are the engine behind cellular function and maintain voltages across cellular membranes.

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