2.3

2.3 In this chapter you must understand the impact of a healthy, active lifestyle on your respiratory system.

Immediate and short-term effects of participation in exercise and physical activity:
 - increased breathing rate
 - increased depth of breathing
 - oxygen debt)

 



Effects of regular participation in – and long-term effects of participation in – exercise and physical activity:
 - increased lung capacity/volume and vital capacity

 


Recreational drugs (effect of smoking/nicotine on the alveoli-gaseous exchange).