Journal article

Muscle Atrophy and Changes in Spinal Morphology Is the Lumbar Spine Vulnerable After Prolonged Bed-Rest?

Daniel L Belavy, Gabriele Armbrecht, Carolyn A Richardson, Dieter Felsenberg, Julie A Hides

Spine | LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS | Published : 2011

University of Melbourne Researchers


Awarded by German Research Foundation (DFG)

Awarded by European Space Agency

Awarded by German Aerospace Center (DLR)

Funding Acknowledgements

Supported by the German Research Foundation (DFG) (grant FE 468/5-1) and a postdoctoral fellowship from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (to D. L. B.). The second Berlin Bed-Rest Study was supported by grant 14431/02/NL/SH2 from the European Space Agency and grant 50WB0720 from the German Aerospace Center (DLR). The second Berlin Bed-Rest Study was also sponsored by Novotec Medical, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Siemens, Osteomedical Group, Wyeth Pharma, Servier Deutschland, P&G, Kubivent, Seca, Astra-Zeneka, and General Electric.