Emerging Technologies for Nutrition Research:

Emerging Technologies for Nutrition Research:

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The latest of a series of publications based on workshops sponsored by the Committee on Military Nutrition Research, this book's focus on emerging technologies for nutrition research arose from a concern among scientists at the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine that traditional nutrition research, using standard techniques, centered more on complex issues of the maintenance or enhancement of performance, and might not be sufficiently substantive either to measure changes in performance or to predict the effects on performance of stresses soldiers commonly experience in operational environments. The committee's task was to identify and evaluate new technologies to determine whether they could help resolve important issues in military nutrition research. The book contains the committee's summary and recommendations as well as individually authored chapters based on presentations at a 1995 workshop. Other chapters cover techniques of body composition assessment, tracer techniques for the study of metabolism, ambulatory techniques for the determination of energy expenditure, molecular and cellular approaches to nutrition, the assessment of immune function, and functional and behavioral measures of nutritional status.SOURCE: Adapted from Oxylog Operatora#39;s Manual (1994). cells to determine the difference in O2 concentrations (between inspired air vs. expired air) is also a unique feature among ... The total inclusive storage time is over 2, 000 minutes.

Title:Emerging Technologies for Nutrition Research:
Author:Committee on Military Nutrition Research, Institute of Medicine
Publisher:National Academies Press - 1997-09-03


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