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Vascular shunting is.....
the redistribution of blood around the body so that the working muslces recieve more blood. This is done via vasoconstriction and vasodilation
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Name the two types of strength.
Maximum Strength and Elastic Strength.
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Define the term 'Myogenic'.
The abiity of the heart to create its own impulses.
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Adrenaline is repsonsible for....
increasing heart rate and the strength of vascular contraction.
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Explain Starling's Law.
the mechanism by which an increase in venous return leads to a stronger ventricular contraction and an increase in stroke volume.
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What does Glycaemic index measure?
the effect of different foods on your blod glucose levels.
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What is Partial Pressure
the pressure exerted by an individual gas
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Glucose is...
the sugar molecule whih is broen down to release energy.
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Name the two types of strength.

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Maximum Strength and Elastic Strength.

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Define the term 'Myogenic'.

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Card 4

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Adrenaline is repsonsible for....

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Card 5

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Explain Starling's Law.

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