Dr. Joan has been a prolific writer on the subjects of healthy aging, stress and the life sciences. Additionally, she is an expert on space policy, having been consulted and written many publications on the benefits and roles of man in space.
Articles On Gravity and Active Living, Health and Aging
- " Space gravity and the Physiology of aging: Parallel or convergent disciplines? A mini-review. " Joan Vernikos VS Schneider, Gerontology. 2009 Oct 23. [Epub ahead of print]
- " What do Space and Aging Have in Common? ", Joan Vernikos, Oct. 2006 (pdf)
- " 2015: Get Fit Without Moving a Muscle ", Joan Vernikos, Popular Science, 2005.
- " Growing Old in Space ", Joan Vernikos, Space Sciences: MacMillan Science Library, ed. Patricia Dasch, New York: MacMillan Reference, USA, 2002.
- " Stellar Training Science "(76K pdf), Joan Vernikos, PhD, in "Future Shock: Science Yes, Fiction No. Buckle up as some of the world's strongest minds envision the body of the 21st century." Ed. Jeff O'Connell, Muscle & Fitness, February 2000, p. 114.
- "Parallel Processes? The Study of Human Adaptation to Space Helps Us Understand Aging", Joan Vernikos, The NASA Shuttle Web, Oct. 1998
Articles on Stress
- "Banish Seasonal Depression - Stress Busters for a Happy Holiday Season" Ezine, November 29, 2009, http://www.EzineArticles.com/?expert=Joan_Vernikos or http://EzineArticles.com/?id=3345743
- "Nine Resolutions for A Stress Free New Year" Ezine, December 30th, 2008, http://www.EzineArticles.com/?id=1824812&opt=print .
- "Surviving Stress - 20 Stress-Busting Secrets on the Job" Ezine, December 5th, 2008, http://www.EzineArticles.com/?id=1741517&opt=print .
- "The Stress of Air Travel: Tips for a Happy Experience" Ezine, August 6, 2008, http://www.EzineArticles.com/?id=1378079&opt=print .
- "The Stress Factor: Control and Domestic Violence" Ezine, August 6, 2008, http://www.EzineArticles.com/?id=1377990&opt=print .
- "The Workaholic's Wake-Up Call:Four Steps to Effective Stress Management, "Joan Vernikos, Ezine, June 16, 2008, http://www.EzineArticles.com/?id=1249424&opt=print.
Articles on Space Strategic Policy
- "Future Outposts Beyond LEO Require R & D Now" Joan Vernikos, author guestanalyst, Sep.28.2009. http://commercialspacegateway.com/item/34382-future-outposts-beyond-leo-require-r-d .
- "The US Must Lead in Space" Joan Vernikos, FoxNews.com, May 28, 2009. http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,522644,00.html .
- "License to change: will NASA?" Joan Vernikos, Kathleen M Connell, The Space Review, January 16, 2009, http://www.thespacereview.com
- "Our Extraterrestrial Imperative", a video interview from November 2010, discussing the importance of manned space flight.