The term “motion sickness” was proposed by Irwin in 1881 to provide a general designation for such similar syndromes as seasickness, train sickness, and the like. This term, imprecise for scientific purposes, has gained wide acceptance because it meets the test of convenience by its etiologic and symptomatic connotations.
KeywordsMotion Sickness Vestibular System Coriolis Acceleration Vestibular Organ Aviat Space Environ
Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.
- Graybiel A, Knepton J (1976): Sopite syndrome: A sometimes sole manifestation of motion sickness. Aviat Space Environ Med 47:873–882Google Scholar
- Graybiel A, Wood CD, Miller EF II, Cramer DB (1968): Diagnostic criteria for grading the severity of acute motion sickness. Aerospace Med 39:453–455Google Scholar
- Wood CD, Graybiel A (1972): Theory of antimotion sickness drug mechanisms. Aerospace Med 43:249–252Google Scholar