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The AsMA Web site contains information, software, photographs, graphics and other materials collectively known as "content." Unless otherwise noted, the AsMA reserves full title and ownership of all. Content is protected by copyrights, trademarks, and other intellectual and property rights and all rights are reserved. The AsMA disclaims any liability to any party for the accuracy, completeness or availability of any AsMA content or other material or for any damages arising out of the use or nonuse of any AsMA content.

The AsMA is pleased to grant permission to use or reproduce copyrighted material in accordance with our current guidelines. In some cases, fees are applicable. This page describes our guidelines and the process for requesting permission.


Educational Use

Content on this site and in the AsMA journal is copyrighted. You may print materials from the AsMA's web site for non-profit, educational purposes only, under the terms and conditions of the definition of "fair use." Proper attribution, including a notice of copyright, must be included on all copies.

Abiding by the principal factors of fair use, one can utilize a portion of a copyrighted work "as is" for purposes of non-profit research and education. Appropriate credit of the source is required. The use of embedded third party copyrighted works, or portions thereof, for any other purpose is not deemed fair use.

Please note that the journal, Aerospace Medicine and Human Performance (formerly Aviation, Space, and Environmental Medicine), is registered with the Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) for academic classroom use. Please submit your request to the Republication Department, CCC, by fax at 978-646-8700, or online: .

Other Uses

If you would like to reproduce, reprint or adapt content from the AsMA Web site or the journal Aerospace Medicine and Human Performance (Aviation, Space, and Environmental Medicine) for any purposes other than those listed above, you must seek permission from the AsMA. You may do so through the CCC: .



The AsMA has no objection to links from other Web sites to content on AsMA Web sites as long as the following guidelines are followed:

  • AsMA content may not be downloaded to another Web server, displayed or reproduced by any other means in any other format.
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  • Links should be external ones in that the AsMA's URL is visible in the address window.
  • Plain text should be used to indicate the link. Use of the AsMA's seal or logo is prohibited without written consent from the AsMA.
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  • Links should not be presented in such a way that it may, can, or is perceived as a sign of the AsMA's endorsement of any company, product or service.
  • A request should be submitted in writing (via mail, fax, Email). (See information required on all permission requests listed above.)

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