Musculoskeletal Alterations Team

Investigator: Thomas F. Lang, PhD
Sponsor: National Space Biomedical Research Institute

Location(s): United States


The National Space biomedical Research Institute leads a national effort to conduct the integrated, critical path, biomedical research necessary to support long-term human presence, development and exploration of space and enhances life on Earth by applying the resulting advances in human knowledge and technology. The Science and Technology Teams which oversee research at the Institute are composed of:

Cardiovascular Alterations, Human Factors and Performance, Musculoskeletal Alterations, Neurobehavioral and Psychosocial Factors, Radiation Effects, Sensorimotor Adaptation, Smart Medical Systems and Technology.

Dr Thomas F. Lang co-leads the Musculoskeletal Alterations Team.