Nathan Zuntz: His Life and Work in the Fields of High Altitude Physiology and Aviation Medicine

Hardcover | December 15, 2008

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This book focuses on the life and work of Nathan Zuntz 1847-1920 , a German physiologist, who made significant contributions to high altitude physiology and aviation medicine. He achieved fame for his invention of the Zuntz-Geppert respiratory apparatus in 1886 and the first treadmill Laufband in 1889. He also invented an X-ray apparatus to observe cardiac changes during exercise and constructed a climate chamber to study exercise under varying and sometimes extreme climates. * Focuses on Zuntz's contribution to high altitude physiology and aviation medicine

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This book focuses on the life and work of Nathan Zuntz 1847-1920 , a German physiologist, who made significant contributions to high altitude physiology and aviation medicine. He achieved fame for his invention of the Zuntz-Geppert respiratory apparatus in 1886 and the first treadmill Laufband in 1889. He also invented an X-ray apparat...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:272 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.98 inPublished:December 15, 2008Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0123747406

ISBN - 13:9780123747402

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Table of Contents

Introduction

Biography

Scientific Work

On the Development of Aviation

Conclusions

Lists of Works by Nathan Zuntz

Appendix

List of Sources

Bibliography