Accession Number : AD0666178

Title :   ADAPTATION TO PROLONGED CONSTANT ANGULAR ACCELERATION.

Descriptive Note : Progress rept.,

Corporate Author : ARMY MEDICAL RESEARCH LAB FORT KNOX KY

Personal Author(s) : Brown,James H. ; Wolfe,James W.

Report Date : 31 JAN 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 19

Abstract : Two independent groups of normal human subjects were exposed to a number of long-duration (up to 96 sec), relatively high-intensity (3 degrees/sec sq - 24 degrees/sec sq) constant, angular accelerations. Nystagmic decrements during stimulation were clearly evident. The decrements were initiated at about the same time after stimulus onset (30-35 sec) for all accelerations used. The decrements in the nystagmic responses were compared to related findings for both subjective and electrophysiological responses. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*ACCELERATION, *ADAPTATION(PHYSIOLOGY)), (*VESTIBULAR APPARATUS, ACCELERATION TOLERANCE), EYE, REFLEXES, NYSTAGMUS, RESPONSE(BIOLOGY), ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY, PSYCHOPHYSICS, AEROSPACE MEDICINE

Subject Categories : Anatomy and Physiology
      Stress Physiology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE