AS PE OCR A+P Smoking

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  • Created on: 05-04-13 11:21
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    • Health effects
      • increased damage and likelihood of respiratory diseases, infections
      • impairs lung function and diffusion rates
      • increased risk of: asthma, damage to cilia alveoli etc. cancer, shortness of breath
      • Impairs natural development in teenagers
    • Performance effects
      • smoking  decreases the efficiency of the respiratory system
      • Smoking mainly effects endurance based exercise, like a triathlon.
        • but it reduces overall respiratory health so even walking to dog is impaired


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