Essays Tagged: "Cardiac Output"

Fitness coursework

heart rate.Scientific knowledge:During exercise the heart beats faster and there is an increase in Cardiac Output (CO). As the CO increases so does the heart rate and the stroke volume. All these are ...

(6 pages) 81 0 3.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology


iovascular system are often a result of changes in the activities of other systems. The heart rate, cardiac output, peripheral resistance and blood pressure respond to different degrees of bodily acti ... and sometimes our level of activity is affected by environmental factors. The heart rate slows and cardiac output falls when demands on bodily systems are less are in a secure and non-threatening env ...

(2 pages) 87 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

What are the different ways, physiological and pharmacological, in which blood vessel diameter can be modified? Angelina Lorenos

d flow to the tissues downstream. In addition to this arteriole resistance (in combination with the cardiac output) regulates the systemic arterial pressure.Intrinsic (local) mechanisms:In tissues wit ... consequently increase in blood pressure as total peripheral resistance to flow increases (assuming cardiac output remains constant).This last statement is supported by the equation - Cardiac output x ...

(5 pages) 49 1 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

The effects of exercise on cardiac output

Nikul Patel DS1325-12-03Effects of exercise on cardiac output(For results see graph paper)AnalysisAfter the initial period of rest in both girls an ...

(3 pages) 88 1 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Prevention of Hypotension During Dialysis.

ill suffer from hypotension duringhaemodialysis. Collins et al (1990) when hypotension occurred the cardiac outputdrops sharply and there were concomitant sudden decrease in the mean arterialpressure ... smission to veins. Increased sequestrationof blood in veins under conditions of hypovolemia reduces cardiac filling, cardiacoutput and ultimately blood pressure. The preventive measures are reducing t ...

(8 pages) 36 0 3.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Congestive Heart Failure

heart failure is a pathophysiologic condition in which the heart is unable to generate an adequate cardiac output such that there is inadequate perfusion of tissues, and/or increased diastolic fillin ... tricular wall and septal hypertrophy due to left atrial and ventricle widening, and fibrosis of the cardiac muscle. These structural changes reduce the contracticle ability of the myocardium, the resi ...

(15 pages) 234 1 3.8 Nov/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Blood doping

ntended. A large infusion of red blood cells could increase blood thickness and cause a decrease in cardiac output and a reduction in oxygen content. Both would reduce aerobic capacity. The human hear ...

(3 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Bio 207 "animal physiology"

le is when the heart is contracting( stroke volume) and diastole is when the heart is in relaxation-Cardiac output: is how many blood is coming out of the ventricles in one minute-Stroke volume: is ho ... ntricles in one minute-Stroke volume: is how many blood is coming out of the ventricles in one beat-Cardiac output = stroke volume x heart rate( cardiac output and stroke volume are both mentioned inS ...

(2 pages) 12 0 3.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology