Human Physiology in Extreme Environments 2nd Edition by Hanns-Christian Gunga, ISBN-13: 978-0128159422


Human Physiology in Extreme Environments 2nd Edition by Hanns-Christian Gunga, ISBN-13: 978-0128159422

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  • Publisher: ‎ Academic Press; 2nd edition (November 8, 2020)
  • Language: ‎ English
  • 374 pages
  • ISBN-10: ‎ 0128159421
  • ISBN-13: ‎ 978-0128159422

A complete reference on human biology and physiology and how it is affected by extreme environments.

Human Physiology in Extreme Environments, Second Edition, offers evidence on how human biology and physiology is affected by extreme environments, also highlighting technological innovations that allow us to adapt and regulate environments. Covering a broad range of extreme environments, including high altitude, underwater, tropical climates, desert climates, arctic climates and space travel, the book also includes case studies that can be used to illustrate practical application. Graduate students, medical students and researchers will find this to be an interesting, informative and useful resource for human physiology, environmental physiology and medical studies.

Table of Contents:

1. Introduction

2. Methodology

3. Exercise Physiology

4. Pressure Environment

5. Desert and Tropical Environment

6. Cold Environments

7. Space

Dr. Hanns-Christian Gunga has been working in the field of integrated research on humans in extreme environments for more than 25 years. He has garnered financial support from the German Government (BMBF/BMWI/DLR) and established public private partnerships with the Center of Space Medicine and Extreme Environments at the Charité University Medicine Berlin. As a PI, he has conducted several national and international research studies in different laboratories and under field conditions around the world and in space. (e.g. MIR, Shuttle, International Space Station). His team combines scientific research at the academic forefront in different extreme environments with teaching duties at one of the largest medical clinics in Europe. In addition, he has been invited to give lecture courses on human in extreme environments at the Northwestern Polytechnic University in Xi’an (China) in the frame of the ‘High End Foreign Expert Program’ of the Chinese Government from 2012-2016 and recently renewed this contract for an additional three years (2017-2019). Furthermore, in October 2016 he was invited by the Universidad de Antofagasta to give an internet-based lecture, which was officially announced in the frame of the ‘Latin American Network of High Altitude Medicine and Physiology.’ The Chilean Government and the German Academic Exchange Program (DAAD, Bonn) financed this guest professorship. In April 2017, the guest professorship was renewed and will be conducted in October and November this year, again at the University Antofagasta.

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