Essays Tagged: "cardiovascular system"

Angina Pectororis

Which in turn effects our well being. We should be educated about the risks that go along with our cardiovascular system.The most common cause of the condition angina pectoris is over consumption of ... much blood per contraction. Exercise is another corrective procedure prescribed since it increases cardiovascular fitness. As seen above, cardiovascular fitness can reduce the risk of heart attacks. ...

(2 pages) 58 0 3.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The Lymphatic System

system great research!!The Lymphatic SystemThe Lymphatic System is very important. It helpswith the Cardiovascular system, and our immune systems.The Lymphatic System is made up of two semi-independen ...

(2 pages) 98 2 3.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

What makes up the cardiovascular system, and describe the components.How the cardiovascular system works and the effect of exercise on the cardiovascualr system

Cardiovascular SystemCardio means the heart and vascular means the network of capillaries, arteries ... s the heart and vascular means the network of capillaries, arteries and veins.The vital role of the cardiovascular system in to maintain homeostasis, this depends on the continuous and controlled move ... s oxygen needs to be pumped around the body. These mechanisms keep the body stimulated to produce a cardiovascular response.The effects of exercise on the heart and blood circulation are:·Small ...

(10 pages) 182 1 4.8 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology


re able to function at a level that would allow life to continue in that organism. The respiratory, cardiovascular, and muscular systems are all controlled by homeostasis.Changes in the activities of ...

(2 pages) 87 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Chocolate's Little Secret

cid in the body." Saturated fats have often been viewed as negative and unhealthy for the heart and cardiovascular system. "However," as Francene Steinburg, Ph.D., RD, points out, "stearic acid is an ... d beverages rich in antioxidant vitamins and flavanoids is associated with a decreased risk of CVD [cardiovascular disease] mortality" (215). Regularly including a small amount of chocolate in your di ...

(4 pages) 66 0 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Circulation in Humans, the purpose of this essay is to describe the physical anatomy of the heart, and the way in which circulation works.

elements, which are the heart, the blood vessels, and the blood. All together, this is known as the cardiovascular system. Blood, which is composed of fluid plasma, with erythrocytes, leukocytes, and ...

(3 pages) 92 2 3.3 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Components of Health

ure out the amount of weight he or she would like to lose, or just to know how much muscle to build.Cardiovascular fitness is the ability of the lungs, heart and blood vessels to deliver adequate amou ... an go through life without large amounts of these components, but a person cannot do without a good cardiovascular system.flexibility**Stretching correctly is essential when trying to increase flexibi ...

(2 pages) 27 0 0.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Circulatory System

ecules in blood cells transport oxygen. The human closed circulatory system is sometimes called the cardiovascular system. This closed system is what helps humans living on land.The circulatory system ... s fat to the heart.Every life must have a continual supply of energy or it will die. The vertebrate cardiovascular system includes a heart, which is a muscular pump that contracts to propel blood out ...

(2 pages) 85 0 4.5 Oct/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Fitness Assignment

be fit rather than unfitBeing fit can benefit one's body in many ways:Strengthening your heart and cardiovascular system -Physical load resulting in increased heart rate and breathing rate cause the ... . Capable of absorbing greater amount of oxygen from the blood stream) Strengthening your heart and cardiovascular system results in improved circulation and oxygen use. More elastic blood vessels als ...

(11 pages) 96 0 3.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

High-Blood Pressure

is High blood pressure; also known as hypertension. The system that the disorder comes from is the cardiovascular system. The majority of times, there is no clear cause, which can be identified as th ...

(3 pages) 107 0 2.5 Mar/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The Cardiovascular System

Cardiovascular SystemStructure lies within thorax b/w lungs in the mediastinal space b ... ules collect blood from various capillary beds and channes it to the larger veins.Regulation of the Cardiovascular System Autonomic nervous system consists of the sympathetic and parasympatheti ... esistance (the force opposing the movement of blood created in the arteries and arterioles).Cues to cardiovascular problemsPain indigestion, burning, numbness, tightness or pressure in the mid- ...

(6 pages) 85 1 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Information about chronic alcohol consumption

body. When someone consumes more than enough alcohol, it tends to lead to Brain, Liver, Kidney and Cardiovascular system failure. These are all very important attributers of you body. Continuo ... don't get hospital attention for a kidney transplant, you will eventually die. A variety of cardiovascular diseases have been found with chronic alcohol consumption. These problems consist of, ...

(4 pages) 37 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Gym paper on Cardiovascular activity

Cardiovascular Fitness Cardiovascular fitness means, of or pertaining to or involving the hea ... Cardiovascular fitness means, of or pertaining to or involving the heart and blood vessels. Cardiovascular fitness is important because you need it to stay healthy and to keep in shape. Exerci ... regular activity is necessary to achieve desirable fitness levels at all ages. In order to increase cardiovascular fitness, the body must be challenged past the minimum training intensity. The ...

(2 pages) 25 0 5.0 May/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Pros and Cons of Synthetic Enhancement

but also have been proven to have many negative effects to liver function, reproductive system, the cardiovascular system and other physical and observable side effects. Human growth hormone (HGH), on ...

(6 pages) 42 1 4.3 Dec/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Spirometry and Physical Fitness Test

devised to measure pulse rates before and after exercise. The importance of good exercise helps the cardiovascular system work on sudden changes on demand if an individual exhibits good exercise skill ...

(2 pages) 19 0 0.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Pollution and the Diminishing Quality of Life

nts in the blood that in crease clotting ability, which leads to the decreased functionality of the cardiovascular system, resulting in diseases and increased mortality. Particulates accumulate on the ...

(2 pages) 31 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Should participation in sports be required to graduate?

Sports can be a good thing. They are good for the cardiovascular system, keeping the human body in shape, and many other things. However, should stude ...

(1 pages) 1331 0 0.0 May/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Supply Chain Management in Seafood

boundant in omega-3 fat acid. Research shows that omega-3 DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) is salutary to cardiovascular system and plays an important role in the normal development and function of the brai ...

(9 pages) 34 0 3.0 Aug/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Issues Affecting the Aged

uch as external and are equally as important to the functioning of the aging person. Changes to the cardiovascular system include loss of muscle strength and decline in muscle mass, along with digesti ...

(3 pages) 19 0 0.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Exercise Physiology

Exercise Physiology: Uncovering the Underlying Mechanisms of the Cardiovascular System, Respiratory System and Skeletal Muscle During Exercise.Biology 362: Animal Ph ... with a drop of 42.6 %. Using the data, students concluded that VO2 maxes are directly connected to cardiovascular, respiratory, and skeletal muscle health. Also they were able to break down the diffe ... f lactic acid in skeletal muscles. (Davis, 1985) Students were able to relate the data collected to cardiovascular, respiratory, and skeletal muscle health. Finally, part three of the lab was the Wing ...

(19 pages) 0 0 0.0 Apr/2013

Subjects: Science Essays