Topic 2: Exercise Physiology

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2.1.1 List the principal structures of the ventilatory system
Nose, mouth, pharynx, larynx, trachea, bronchi, bronchioles, lungs and alveoli.
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2.1.2 What are the principal functions of the conducting airways?
Low resistance pathway for air flow, defence against harmful chemicals and other foreign substances and warming and moistening of air.
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2.1.3a Define the term pulmonary ventilation
Inflow and outflow of air between the atmosphere and the lungs.
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2.1.3b Define the term total lung capacity.
Volume of air in the lungs after a maximum inhalation.
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2.1.3c Define the term vital capacity.
Maximum volume of air that can be exhaled after a maximum inhalation.
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2.1.3d Define the term tidal volume.
Volume of air breathed in and out in any one breath.
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2.1.3e Define the term expiratory reserve volume.
Volume of air in excess of tidal volume that can be exhaled forcibly.
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2.1.3f Define the term inspiratory reserve volume.
Additional inspired air over and above tidal volume.
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2.1.3g Define the term residual volume.
Volume of air still contained in the lungs after a maximal exhalation.
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2.1.2 What are the principal functions of the conducting airways?

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2.1.3a Define the term pulmonary ventilation

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2.1.3b Define the term total lung capacity.

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2.1.3c Define the term vital capacity.

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