Circulatory System

Circulatory System

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Blood Cells

What is the function of red blood cells?

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  • Made in long bones
  • Carries oxygen around the body
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Blood Cells

What is the function of white blood cells?

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To fight disease

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Blood Cells

What do platelets do?

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  • Made in bone marrow
  • Produce blood clots
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Blood Cells

What does plasma do?

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Carries all the nutrients in the blood.

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Heart Rate

Define heart rate

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The number of times your heart beats per minute.

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Heart Rate

Where can you find your carotid pulse?

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In the neck.

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Heart Rate

Where can you find your radial pulse?

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In your wrist.

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Heart Rate

How can you calculate your maximum heart rate?

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220 - age

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Heart Rate

Where can you find your carotid pulse?

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It is between 60% and 80% of your maximum heart rate.

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In the neck.

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Heart Rate

Where can you find your radial pulse?

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In your wrist.

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Heart Rate

How can you calculate your maximum heart rate?

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220 - age

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It is between 60% and 80% of your maximum heart rate.

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Breathing

How do we breathe?

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To breathe in:

  • Diaphragm contracts and flattens
  • The ribcage goes up and out
  • The lungs have low pressure so the air is drawn in

To breathe out:

  • Diaphragm relaxes and curves upwards
  • The ribcage goes down and in
  • The lungs have high pressure, so the air is squashed out
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Terms

What is tidal volume?

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The volume of air you breathe in and out with each breath

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Terms

What is minute volume?

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The total volume of air breathed in and out in one minute

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What is residual volume?

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The air left in the lungs after you have breathed out as hard as possible

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What is vital capacity?

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The maximum amount of air you can breathe out after breathing in as much air as possible

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What is respiration rate?

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The number of times you breathe in one minute

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What is vo2 max?

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The maximum amount of oxygen your body can take in and use in one minute

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Comments

Shiny

Useful, thanks !

Shiny

But, the only tip could be, to maybe, put more on one page, so we don't have to keep turning the page, but it's useful, thanks !

Hayley

this is usful : ) ,thank you

Elizabeth Lehan

This is OK, but you could have put some questions on one and then the answers on another. But it really is useful for my coursework.

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