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Old 5th August 2022, 08:47 PM   #41
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Originally Posted by RecoveringYuppy View Post
I don't think that is known to be a fact.

It may be that if you live on the Moon or Mars you will take advantage of the lower gravity and start walking faster and jumping higher in the normal course of a day and put full (or enough) stress on your bones.

Current knowledge of bone loss is mostly based on bed rest patients which may not be a good analog.

Here is an article from three years ago about ESA studies on this:

https://newatlas.com/esa-astronuats-...gravity/58221/
And here is one from last month that says there is a real problem.

New Study Reveals Devastating Effect on Astronaut Bones From Living in Space
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Old 5th August 2022, 10:23 PM   #42
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Originally Posted by Gord_in_Toronto View Post
And here is one from last month that says there is a real problem.]
You seem to have missed my point and lost the conversation. You are citing a study about microgravity. There seems to be no doubt that microgravity is a problem.

I was posting about non-microgravity. We don't know enough about that yet.

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Originally Posted by Gord_in_Toronto View Post
And here is one from last month that says there is a real problem.

New Study Reveals Devastating Effect on Astronaut Bones From Living in Space
Originally Posted by RecoveringYuppy View Post
You seem to have missed my point and lost the conversation. You are citing a study about microgravity. There seems to be no doubt that microgravity is a problem.

I was posting about non-microgravity. We don't know enough about that yet.
There probably will be bone loss from living on the moon. How much will not be known until we start living on the moon. Worst case people will spend 6 - 12 months on the moon and then return home. They probably would want to do this anyway for other reasons.
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Old 6th August 2022, 06:25 AM   #44
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Originally Posted by RecoveringYuppy View Post
You seem to have missed my point and lost the conversation. You are citing a study about microgravity. There seems to be no doubt that microgravity is a problem.

I was posting about non-microgravity. We don't know enough about that yet.
Possibly!

The trouble for me in following this thread is that my mind just keeps reverting to Fritz Leiber's A Specter Is Haunting TexasWP.
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