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Human Spaceflight Laboratory

Medical Exam

All research participants operating IVA spacesuit and ASCS motion base are required to pass medical exam and systems operator training.

Students, faculty, research subjects can pre-screen themselves using following questionnaire. Athletes are screened using less constraining requirements. In case of failing medical screening, research participant can still use the IVA spacesuit and ASCS motion base with a valid FAA Class III medical exam certificate. Note that the FAA Class III medical exam certificate can take up to 6 months to obtain.

 

YOUR DATA SHOULD BE IN FOLLOWING RANGES

Anthropometric data:

Weigh  < 108 kg, (238 lb)

Height  <160 cm, 195 cm>, <63", 76.7">, <5'3", 6'4.7">

BMI <29

 

Blood Pressure:

Systolic [Exclusion if outside following range <90,130>]

Diastolic [Exclusion if outside following range <60, 85>]

 

Pulse:

Exclusion if outside following range (for non-athletes) <60, 100>

 

Body Temperature:

Exclusion if outside following range C° <36.5°, 37.3°>, F <97.5°, 99.5°>

 

Medical History (must answer "no" to all items to pass the exam):

#

History or medically diagnosed 

Yes

No

10

Stroke

 

 

11

Heart disease or heart arrhythmia

 

 

12

Implants

 

 

13

Lung disease

 

 

14

Glaucoma

 

 

15

Eye disease

 

 

16

Neck pain, surgery or disease

 

 

17

Back pain and/or spinal surgery

 

 

18

Serious motion sickness

 

 

19

Claustrophobia

 

 

20

History of psychiatric or emotional disorders (panic attack)

 

 

21

High blood pressure

 

 

22

Diabetes

 

 

23

Smoker