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Astronaut exercise prescriptions promoting health and fitness on earth

"Astronaut exercise prescriptions promoting health and fitness on earth" is a project involving academic partners from four European countries, and funded by the European Space Agency (ESA) with co-sponsors the Swedish National Space Board (SNSB) and YoYo Technology Inc. Coordinator is Per Tesch of Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm.

Partners:
  • Karolinska institutet
  • Östersund Rehabcentrum Remonthagen
  • University of Umeå
  • Karolinska University Hostpital
  • University of Verona
  • University of Barcelona
  • University of Copenhagen
  • YoYo inertial technology

The objective of esa's Microgravity Application Programme (MAP) is to generate an european activity using the international space station (iss) as a facility for applications-oriented research and, eventually for industrial r&d.