Nathan Zuntz
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
Introduction

Biography

Scientific Work

On the Development of Aviation

Conclusions

Lists of Works by Nathan Zuntz

Appendix

List of Sources

Bibliography
Physiologists and researchers working in aviation medicine plus anyone interested in the history of medicine.