Dr. Nagai Presents at the NASA Johnson Space Center--
Dr. Nagai presented at the NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC), Houston, TX on September 6th, 2016. This event was organized by Dr. Hayes, the Chief of the Biomedical Research & Environmental Sciences Division, and Dr. Hanson, the Manager of the Exercise Physiology & Countermeasures Laboratory. Dr. Nagai presented the overview of the University of Pittsburgh/NMRL’s Department of Defense Human Performance Research and discussed the lessons learned from pre/post-deployment testing (for astronauts, it is pre/in/post-flight testing), repeated tests over military career, and training/exercise intervention strategies to mitigate musculoskeletal injuries and optimize human performance (for astronauts, it is health and human performance countermeasure strategies).
Photo: Dr. Nagai next to the Advanced Resistance Exercise Device (ARED)