Nathan Zuntz by Hanns-Christian Gunga
His Life and Work in the Fields of 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 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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Published February 27, 2009 by Academic Press. 272 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Nature & Wildlife, Professional & Technical, Science & Math. Non-fiction

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