Biology module 7

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Red blood cells
Transport oxygen/ no nucleus/ haemoglobin/ biconcave shape
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Plasma
Carries nutrients/ antibodies/ hormones/ waste
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White blood cells
Fights infection.
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Platelets
Helps blood to clot.
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Right side of the heart
Pulmonary artery/ vena cava
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Left side of the heart
Aorta/ Pulmonary vein
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Deoxygenated blood
Oxygenated blood
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Capillaries
Really tiny blood vessels.
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Skeleton
supports the body/ Allows movement/ Protect vital organs/ vertebrates
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Joints allow bones to move
Ligaments/ cartilage/ synovial fluid/ synovial membrane
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Muscles pull on bones to move them
Tendons
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Exercise helps to increase fitness
Being fit is a measure of how well you can do physical activities.
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Information is needed to develop the right exercise regime
Need to know: Health problems, current medication, previous fitness treatments, family medical history, physical activity.
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Heart rate blood pressure increase during exercise
The fitter you are, the shorter your recovery period.
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Fitness can be measured in different ways
BMI/ Proportion of body fat/ Recovery period
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Accuracy
Results should be as close to whats actually happening.
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Repeatability
If the procedure was repeated, you would get the same results.
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Sprains
Damage to a ligament-stretched too much.
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Dislocations
A bone comes out of its socket.
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Torn ligaments
The ligament actually tears.
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Torn tendons
The tendon actually tears- contracts in one direction, pulled in the other.
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RICE
Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation
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Physiotherapists
treat skeletal-muscular injuries
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Card 2

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Carries nutrients/ antibodies/ hormones/ waste

Back

Plasma

Card 3

Front

Fights infection.

Back

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Card 4

Front

Helps blood to clot.

Back

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Card 5

Front

Pulmonary artery/ vena cava

Back

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