The Vascular System

Impact Of Physical Activity On The Vascular System.

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Benefits Of Physical Activity On Vascular System.




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Benefits Of Physical Activity On Vascular System.

-Regular endurance activity can have important impact on the vascular system.  The arterial walls become more elastic which means they can cope with higher fluctuations in blood pressure.

-There is also an increase in the number of capillaries surrounding the lungs and the muscles


-And a small increase in red blood cells all of which improve oxygen transportation.

-Research shows that regular aerobic exercise can help to prevent vascular dieases such as arteriosclerosis, atherosclerosis & hypertension. 

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