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Unformatted text preview: Heart Rate Lab Aim: To observe the impact of exercise on the heart rate of a person Hypothesis: As the amount of exercise increases, the heart also increases Background Information: The pulse rate of a person refers to the throbbing of arteries. Each time the heart beats to pump blood, most arteries of a person throb. This throbbing is very evident in several part of the body, such as the wrist, behind the ear and the neck. On an average, a person heart beat around 72 times a minute. This may vary with the person’s ages, health condition and current physical state. Exercise has a huge impact on the human body. As we exercise, the energy released by Adenosine Triphosphate is used; thus resulting in the consumption of energy. As the body’s energy released by aerobic respiration, lactic acid is formed as people exercise. Lactic acid production results in aerobic respiration, lactic acid is formed as people exercise....
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This document was uploaded on 09/08/2009.
- Spring '09