B1- Fitness and Health

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What does the Circulatory System do?
It carries oxygen and glucose around the body to all of the cells, so that energy can be released through aerobic respiration.
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How does the heart react when it fills with blood?
It relaxes.
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How does the heart react when it squeezes blood out into the arteries?
it relaxes.
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What is blood pressure measured in?
mm HG (millimetres of mercury)
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What is Systolic?
Systolic is the first nmber it represents the perssure when your heart contracts.
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What is Diastolic?
is the second number which represents the pressure when your heart relaxes.
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What is the normal Blood Pressure?
120/80mm Hg
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Three factors which effect blood pressure.
Excess Weight- Circulatory system has to work harder. High Stress Levels and Excess Alcohol.
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Causes of heart Disease
High Blood Pressure. Smoking. Too much salt
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Definition of Health
Being healthy Means being able to do physical activities without being tired.
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How does the heart react when it fills with blood?

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It relaxes.

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What is blood pressure measured in?

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What is Systolic?

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