(updated 15.09.2020: added adaptations from the NASA Human Integration Handbook) Recreation is an important consideration for maintaining high morale, psychological and physiological health in an underwater habitat, especially for long durations. This section provides guidelines for recreational activities.
Our extensive analysis and proposals are part of the design manual.
BIOSMHARS was a 2-year (2011-2013) research project co-funded by the European Commission under FP7. It was the first phase of a joint EU-Russia research effort to develop the scientific and technical tools for a comprehensive approach to the challenging issue of biocontamination inside manned spacecrafts. (project page; final report as pdf)
This chapter describes an estimation of probable hypodynamia/atrophy of the eyes as a potential health risk during long-term durations in an undersea habitat. Continue reading “Hypodynamia of the Eyes”