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Tidal Volume
The volume of air that is inspired and expired per breath
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Lactic Acid
Produced during anaerobic exercise as a waste product
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Lactate Accumilation
Process when the concentration of lactic acid in the blood build up
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Cardiac output
The amount of blood pumped out of the heart each minute
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Cramp
An involuntary and sustained contraction of the muscle which occurs due to the fatigue and causes pain within muscle
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Breathing depth
The fullness of each respiratory breath
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Perspiration
the evaporation of sweat from the surface of the skin which provides a cooling effect on the body
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Blood redistribution
Process where blood is diverted from certain areas of the body towards tissues which require more oxygen immediately
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Vasoconstriction
Process were blood vessels become wider to increase the blood flow to the tissues that they supply
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Plateau
The point where a continuous increase begins to level off
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Stroke volume
The amount of blood pumped out of the heart with each heart beat
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Anticipatory rise
An increase in the heart rate, occurs before physical exercise in order to ready the body for physical activity
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Oxygen debt
The negative difference between the amount of oxygen available and the energy demands of physical activity
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Minute ventilation
The amount of oxygen + other gases inhaled/exhaled each minute
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Produced during anaerobic exercise as a waste product

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Lactic Acid

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Process when the concentration of lactic acid in the blood build up

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The amount of blood pumped out of the heart each minute

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An involuntary and sustained contraction of the muscle which occurs due to the fatigue and causes pain within muscle

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