#1 Cardiovascular system -- chpt 15

#1 Cardiovascular system -- chpt 15 - Cardiovascular System...

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Cardiovascular System Lee Childers BS Mechanical Engineering Technology MS Prosthetics and Orthotics Currently PhD Student in Applied Physiology
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    Introduction List major components of the cardiovascular system Discuss forms of Cardiovascular disease Describe controllable and uncontrollable risk factors Learn how you can lower your risk
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    The Cardiovascular Overview Heart Blood Arteries Veins Capillaries
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    Functions of the Cardiovascular system Deliver Nutrients and Oxygen to the body Transport wastes for disposal Transport hormones and signaling proteins for regulation of body functions Regulate body temperature Fight infection
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    The Heart
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    Anatomy of the heart
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    Heart Hypertrophy The heart will enlarge to meet increase in demand However, as the heart enlarges, the pumping efficiency declines
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    Blood overview Blood is thicker than water 55% is plasma 44% mostly red blood cells 1% White blood cells
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    Circulatory System Adult human has about 100,000 miles of blood vessels!
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