Spinning patients in a giant machine ‘may stop muscle wasting’

Forcefully bedridden volunteers will be spun in a human centrifuge for 30 minutes a day
Australian Associated Press
human centrifuge

Patients could one day be spun around in machine that simulates the effects of gravity to prevent muscle wastage during long hospital stays.

A new study will explore what happens when volunteers, subjected to 60 days of bed rest, spend 30 minutes per day strapped to a human centrifuge.