USED SCIENCE HARDWARE:
- MUSCLE questionnaire with a set of forms,
where the space flight participant makes daily notes of whether he experienced low back pain on that day, describes its nature and marks pain levels on a scale. He also enters into the questionnaire his subjective sensations in the low back area he experiences throughout the day in the course of his daily activities.
Evaluation of atrophy of the muscle belt lying deep
in the astronaut's body in response to microgravity
Astronaut's evaluation of pain developing in the low back and recording these sensations.
Information entered into the questionnaire,
which is returned to the ground.