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NASA Spaceline Current Awareness May 28, 2010

Status Report From: Spaceline
Posted: Friday, May 28, 2010


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Loehr JA, Lee SM, English KL, Sibonga J, Smith SM, Spiering BA, Hagan RD. Musculoskeletal adaptations to training with the Advanced Resistive Exercise Device. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2010 May 13. [Epub ahead of print] (NASA JSC Exercise Countermeasures Project) Note: This article reports ground testing of the Advanced Resistive Exercise Device, an exercise device designed by NASA to replace the interim Resistive Exercise Device on ISS.

Fu Q, VanGundy TB, Shibata S, Auchus RJ, Williams GH, Levine BD. Menstrual cycle affects renal-adrenal and hemodynamic responses during prolonged standing in the postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome. Hypertension. 2010 May 17. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: B.D. Levine)

Cortez DL, Schlegel TT. When deriving the spatial QRS-T angle from the 12-lead electrocardiogram, which transform is more Frank: Regression or inverse dower? J Electrocardiol. 2010 May 13. [Epub ahead of print]

Stirling L, Willcox K, Newman D. Development of a computational model for astronaut reorientation. J Biomech. 2010 May 15. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: D. Newman)

Chang PY, Doppalapudi R, Bakke J, Wang A, Menda S, Davis Z. Biological impact of low dose-rate simulated solar particle event radiation in vivo. Radiat Environ Biophys. 2010 May 16. [Epub ahead of print] (PIs: P.Y. Chang; G. Nelson/P.Y. Chang/NSCOR)

Trani D, Datta K, Doiron K, Kallakury B, Fornace AJ Jr. Enhanced intestinal tumor multiplicity and grade in vivo after HZE exposure: Mouse models for space radiation risk estimates. Radiat Environ Biophys. 2010 May 20. [Epub ahead of print] (PIs: A.J. Fornace Jr.; D. Trani, NSBRI Postdoctoral Fellowship Program)

Other papers of interest:

Navasiolava NM, Dignat-George F, Sabatier F, Larina IM, Demiot C, Fortrat JO, Gauquelin-Koch G, Kozlovskaya IB, Custaud MA. Enforced physical inactivity increases endothelial microparticle levels in healthy volunteers. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2010 May 14. [Epub ahead of print] Note: The dry immersion technique was used to produce physical inactivity.

Iacoviello M, Forleo C, Guida P, Sorrentino S, D'Andria V, Rodio M, D'Alonzo L, Favale S. Independent role of reduced arterial baroreflex sensitivity during head-up tilt testing in predicting vasovagal syncope recurrence. Europace. 2010 May 20. [Epub ahead of print]

Czajkowska J, Ozhog S, Smith E, Perlmuter LC. Cognition and hopelessness in association with subsyndromal orthostatic hypotension. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2010 May 17. [Epub ahead of print]

Suetta C, Kjaer M. What are the mechanisms behind disuse and age-related skeletal muscle atrophy? Scand J Med Sci Sports. 2010 Apr;20(2):167-8. Note: This editorial discusses the previous issue of this journal, which had a special section on the topic: "Skeletal muscle atrophy - mechanical and molecular adaptations to aging and disuse." One article from that issue is below; several others appeared in earlier Current Awareness lists. Table of contents of the issue.

Aagaard P, Suetta C, Caserotti P, Magnusson SP, Kjaer M. Role of the nervous system in sarcopenia and muscle atrophy with aging: Strength training as a countermeasure. Scand J Med Sci Sports. 2010 Feb;20(1):49-64.

Walker S, Taipale RS, Nyman K, Kraemer WJ, Haekkinen K. Neuromuscular and hormonal responses to constant and variable resistance loadings. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2010 May 13. [Epub ahead of print]

Li W, Gardinier JD, Price C, Wang L. Does blood pressure enhance solute transport in the bone lacunar-canalicular system? Bone. 2010 May 13. [Epub ahead of print]

Vissers D, Verrijken A, Mertens I, Van Gils C, Van de Sompel A, Truijen S, Van Gaal L. Effect of long-term whole body vibration training on visceral adipose tissue: A preliminary report. Obes Facts. 2010;3(2):93-100. Epub 2010 Apr 7.

Merz F, Mueller M, Taucher-Scholz G, Roedel F, Stoecker H, Schopow K, Laprell L, Dehghani F, Durante M, Bechmann I. Tissue slice cultures from humans or rodents: A new tool to evaluate biological effects of heavy ions. Radiat Environ Biophys. 2010 May 19. [Epub ahead of print]

Murnane JP. Telomere loss as a mechanism for chromosome instability in human cancer. Cancer Res. 2010 May 18. [Epub ahead of print]

McNutt RL Jr, Horsewood J, Fiehler DI. Human missions throughout the outer solar system: Requirements and implementations. Johns Hopkins APL Technical Digest. 2010;28(4):373-88. Note: This article contains a section on space radiation exposure and radiation shielding. The link given here goes directly to the pdf of the article, which may be obtained online without charge.

Green AM, Angelaki DE. Multisensory integration: Resolving sensory ambiguities to build novel representations. Curr Opin Neurobiol. 2010 May 12. [Epub ahead of print]

Oshima K, Shin K, Diensthuber M, Peng AW, Ricci AJ, Heller S. Mechanosensitive hair cell-like cells from embryonic and induced pluripotent stem cells. Cell. 2010 May 14;141(4):704-16

Jung CM, Khalsa SB, Scheer FA, Cajochen C, Lockley SW, Czeisler CA, Wright KP Jr. Acute effects of bright light exposure on cortisol levels. J Biol Rhythms. 2010 Jun;25(3):208-16.

Mauclaire L, Egli M. Effect of simulated microgravity on growth and production of exopolymeric substances of Micrococcus luteus space and earth isolates. FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol. 2010 Apr 14. [Epub ahead of print] Note: Samples isolated from ISS and the ground were subjected to simulated microgravity via the random positioning machine.

Fraley SI, Feng Y, Krishnamurthy R, Kim DH, Celedon A, Longmore GD, Wirtz D. A distinctive role for focal adhesion proteins in three-dimensional cell motility. Nat Cell Biol. 2010 May 16. [Epub ahead of print]


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