Accession Number : AD0721831

Title :   Physical Fitness in Flying Including the Ageing and Aged Aircrew.

Descriptive Note : Conference proceedings.

Corporate Author : ADVISORY GROUP FOR AEROSPACE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT PARIS (FRANCE)

Report Date : MAR 1971

Pagination or Media Count : 175

Abstract : ;Contents: Physical fitness in flying; Methods of measuring physical fitness; Physical fitness, flight requirements and age; Physical fitness as part of aircrew training; Physical training status in relation to stress tolerances; Physical conditioning training and fitness test of German Air Force air crews; Exercise tolerance of military personnel; Combined environmental-, emotional- and physical-activity-therapy; Aerobic capacity survey; Forms of senescence as differentiated in gerontology; physical activity and aging; Morbidity of aircrew in the Canadian Forces in relation to age; The effects of aging on body composition and exercise performance in the USAF; A comparison of the effects of early cardiovascular disease and aging upon maximal exercise performance in the USAF aircrew population; Psychophysiological processes of aging; and Hearing acuity in relation to age and flying time.

Descriptors :   (*PHYSICAL FITNESS, AVIATION PERSONNEL), (*AVIATION PERSONNEL, *AGING(PHYSIOLOGY)), (*SYMPOSIA, PHYSICAL FITNESS), AVIATION MEDICINE, PILOTS, TRAINING, ENDURANCE(PHYSIOLOGY), STRESS(PHYSIOLOGY), PHYSIOLOGY, PERFORMANCE(HUMAN), PSYCHOPHYSIOLOGY, MILITARY PERSONNEL

Subject Categories : Anatomy and Physiology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE