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To Recap The Respiratory System

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on 19 December 2013

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Transcript of To Recap The Respiratory System

Respiratory System Order
Inhale Air
Passes through the Trachea
Through one of the two bronchi
Enters left or right lung
Passes through bronchioles
Arrives in the alveoli
Passes into blood.
1. What is the main function of the respiratory system?
2. Name 2 short term effects of exercise on the respiratory system.
3. Name 3 long term effects of exercise on the respiratory system.
4. Where does gaseous exchange take place?
5. Explain the term Tidal Volume.
6. What affect does smoking have on the respiratory system?
7. Explain the term Vital capacity
8. What is the name given to the windpipe?

True or False
There are 2 lungs.

We breathe in CO2 rich air

Gaseous exchange takes place at the trachea.

The main function of the respiratory system is to transport blood around the body.

Increase in vital capacity is a long term effect on the cardiovascular system from regular exercise.

A short term effect caused by exercise on the respiratory system is an oxygen debt.

To Recap The Respiratory System
Negative Effects On The Respiratory System
Obesity - Can cause sleep apnoea. (is a common disorder in which you have one or more pauses in breathing or shallow breaths while you sleep)
Air we breathe in
The air we breath, at sea level, consists of 21% Oxygen, 78% Nitrogen and the remaining 1% mixed Gases. The human body requires only 4% Oxygen to sustain life, therefore, we breath out 17% oxygen and the rest is CO2
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