Respitory System

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Tidal Volume
Is the amount of air inspired and expired with each normal breath at rest or during exercise.
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Vital Capacity
Is the greatest amount of air that can be made to pass into and out of the lungs by the mos forceful inspiration and expiration. Normally 4 to 5 litres
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Oxygen Debt
The extra oxygen consumed during recovery from a period of strenuous physical activity, compared with the amount with which would usually have been consumed over the same length of time at rest.
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Breathing in
The intercostal muscles contract and lift the chest upwards and outwards, while the diaphragm tightens and lowers
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What are the two main functions
To bring oxygen into the body.
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Is the greatest amount of air that can be made to pass into and out of the lungs by the mos forceful inspiration and expiration. Normally 4 to 5 litres

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Vital Capacity

Card 3

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The extra oxygen consumed during recovery from a period of strenuous physical activity, compared with the amount with which would usually have been consumed over the same length of time at rest.

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Card 4

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The intercostal muscles contract and lift the chest upwards and outwards, while the diaphragm tightens and lowers

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Card 5

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To bring oxygen into the body.

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