Institute of Adaptive & Spaceflight Physiology
Graz, Austria
Institut für Adaptive und Raumfahrtphysiologie

Colloquia & Symposia

4th International Head-Out Water Immersion Symposium

15th IAA Humans in Space Symposium

1st International IAP- Colloquium: Physiology and Spaceflight

2nd International IAP-Colloquium

3rd International IAP-Colloquium: Transport systems and physiology of extremes

4th International IAP-Colloquium: Approaches towards integrative cardiovascular studies

5th International IAP-Colloquium: Sferics - Biological effects?

6th International IAP-Colloquium: Telemedicine and the future

7th International IAP-Colloquium: Earth and Mars - Environment, biospherics, habitability

8th International IAP-Colloquium: Physiological state in simulated and real weightlessness

9th International IAP-Colloquium: Cardiac function on Earth and in space

10th International IAP-Colloquium (iapc10), June 2, 2006: Integrative Physiology and Interdisciplinarity

Names & Institutions

1st Colloquium - Physiology and Spaceflight

Welcoming address, presentation of the Institute

Aims and goals of ASM (M. Mossaheb)

Identifikation des Biosystems ”Mensch” durch Störgrössenaufschaltung (W. Wehrmann)

Orientation and body posture in early life (H. Prechtl)

Experimental procedures in space medicine - methods and results (K. Kirsch)

ESA and life sciences - development, programs and goals (H. Oser)

2nd Colloquium - Mixed themes

The Clinical and Physiological Effects of Lower Body Pressure (R. Pelligra)

Influence of Lp(a) on platelet aggregation (A. Gries)

Assembly of Lp(a) (G. Kostner)

Effect of lower-body positive pressure on postural fluid shifts in men (S.E. Kravik)

3rd Colloquium - Transport systems and physiology of extremes

Hemostaseology and muscular exertion (L. Röcker)

Man in extreme environment - soldiers on duty: Investigations within the Austrian army (P. Wittels)

Oxygen saturation - ist significance in anesthesia (W.F. List)

J.S. Lee’s ”microvascular volume shift” (H. Hinghofer-Szalkay)

4th Colloquium - Approaches towards integrative cardiovascular studies

Volume-homeostatic variables during microgravity and ground-based simulation studies (P. Norsk)

Biomechanical perspectives on cardiovascular adaptation to weightlessness (G. Pantalos)

Can exercise training during bed rest ameliorate deconditioning? (J.E. Greenleaf)

LBNP-induced hemodynamic and hormonal changes with and without head-down bed rest deconditioning (H. Hinghofer-Szalkay)

Changes in osteocalcin levels in rats exposed to weightlessness or mental stressors (P. Patterson-Buckendahl)

5th Colloquium - Sferics - Biological effects?

Electromagnetic hypersensitivity (N. Leitgeb)

Biological effects of technical ELF fields (B. Kunsch)

Automatic thunderstorm detector based on RF sferics (H. Scharfetter)

Investigations of 10-kHz-Sferics by the Federal Research and Testing Center Arsenal (M. Friedmann)

Biological effects of low intensity extremely low frequency (ELF) electric and magnetic fields and amplitude level of the natural ELF background (C. Polk)

6th Colloquium - Telemedicine and the future

Challenges and potentials for medical education (H. Hinghofer-Szalkay)

Thoracic and hyperbaric medicine as users - needs and expectations (F-M. Smolle-Jüttner)

New potentials of transatlantic and global telemedicine (K.P. Heiss)

7th Colloquium - Earth and Mars - Environment, biospherics, habitability

Arguments for a present water reservoir on Mars (S.J. Bauer)

Historical and philosophical background of biospherics (J. Allen)

The reaction mechanism of Haertel’s turbidity test (H. Pfeifhofer)

Scientific research under confined conditions: problems and challenges (A. Alling)

Physiology of hypoxia (R. Roach)

8th Colloquium - Physiological state in simulated and real weightlessness

Experiences of a physiologist and spaceflight physician (V.B. Noskov)

Hormone determinations and long-term spaceflight (A. Rothaler, IAP Graz)

Stress-dependent hormones and spaceflight: Which information do they provide? (D. Jezova)

Potential pitfalls with interpretation of electrical body impedance (H. Scharfetter)

Clinical aspects of immobilization and bed rest (S. Moazedi-Schwarzl)

Plasma hyaluronic acid concentration with time of day (A. Rössler)

9th Colloquium - Cardiac function on Earth and in space

Physical modelling of cardiovascular function (G. Pantalos)

Mathematical approaches to assess biological variabilities (E. Kvas)

The nature of fluctuations in heart rate dynamics (N. Szilagyi)

QT-interval in long-term ECG (B. Rotman)

Clinical observations in non-linear characteristics of heart rate variability (T. Fenyvesi)

Hemodynamic changes with graded passive and simulated orthostasis measured by impedance cardiography (Z. László)

Names & Institutions

Allen John Polk, The Planetary Coral Reef Foundation, Bonsall, California, USA

Alling Abigail, former Biospherian, The Planetary Coral Reef Foundation, Bonsall, California, USA

Bauer Siegfried J, Institut für Meteorologie und Geophysik, KFUG Graz

Fenyvesi T, 3rd Department of Internal Medicine, Semmelweis-University Budapest, Hungary

Friedmann M, Federal Research and Testing Center Arsenal, Vienna

Greenleaf John E, Gravitational Research Branch, NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California, USA

Gries Anna, Physiologisches Institut KFUG Graz

Heiss Klaus Peter, Oecotel Telekommunikationsnetz Betriebs GmbH, Wien & Arlington, Virginia, USA

Hinghofer-Szalkay Helmut, founder and director, IAP Graz

Jezova Daniela, Institute for Experimental Endocrinology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava

Kirsch Karl, Physiologisches Institut, FU Berlin, Germany

Kostner Gerhard, Med.-Chemisches Institut der KFUG Graz

Kravik Stein, University of Oslo, Norway

Kunsch B, Austrian Research Center Seibersdorf

Kvas Erich, IAP Graz

László Zoltán, IAP - on leave from the 3rd Department of Internal Medicine, Semmelweis-University Budapest, Hungary

Leitgeb Norbert, Institut fuer Elektro- und Biomedizinische Technik, TU Graz

List Werner F, Universitätsklinik für Anästhesiologie, LKH Graz

Mossaheb Massud, ASM Vienna

Noskov Viktor B, IMBP Moscow, Russia

Moazedi-Schwarzl S, IAP Graz

Norsk Peter, DAMEC Research, National University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark

Oser Heinz, ESA headquarters, Paris

Pantalos George, Artificial Heart Research Laboratory, Institute for Biomedical Engineering, The University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

Patterson-Buckendahl Patricia, Richard Stockton College, Pomona, NJ & Ames RC, Moffett Field, California, USA

Pelligra Ralph, Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California, USA

Pfeifhofer A, Institut für Pflanzenphysiologie, KFUG Graz

Polk Charles, Dept. Electrical Engineering, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI, USA

Prechtl Heinz F R, University Groningen and University Graz

Roach Robert, The Lovelace Institutes, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA, and CMRC Denmark

Röcker Lothar, Berlin, Germany

Rothaler Andreas, IAP Graz

Rössler Andreas, Physiologisches Institut, KFUG Graz

Rotman Brigitte, I.Medizinische Klinik, University-LKH Graz

Scharfetter Hermann, Institut für Elektro- und Biomedizinische Technik, TU Graz

Smolle-Jüttner Freyja-Maria, Universitätsklinik für Chirurgie, LKH Graz

Szilagyi Nora, Eötvös Lorand University of Sciences, Department of Comparative Physiology, Budapest, Hungary

Wehrmann Wolfgang, Institut für Elektrotechnik, BFPZ Arsenal, Vienna

Wittels Peter, Heeresspital Vienna