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The aim of present publication is summarization of experimental results on real and modeled effects of zero gravity on the impellent device of a man and other mammals. In particular, its effects on high-speed and power characteristics of skeletal muscles depending on their metabolic activity are analyzed.


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M. A. Afanas'ev

I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University, Russian Federation

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Email: am-mma@mail.ru

Postgraduate of Chair of Histology, Cytology and Embryology I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University
Address: 125009, Moscow, Mokhovaya St., 11/3; tel.: (495) 291-15-56

Russian Federation

S. L. Kuznetsov

I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University, Russian Federation

Email: kuznetsov@ramn.ru

PhD, Professor, Head of the Department of Histology, Cytology and Embryology I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University
Address: 125009, Moscow, Mokhovaya St., 11/3; tel.: (495)629-75-69

Russian Federation


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