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KINESIOL 1AA3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Circulatory System, Eaves, Pericardium


Department
Kinesiology
Course Code
KINESIOL 1AA3
Professor
Krista Howarth
Lecture
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Monday, January 18, y
Intro Lecture 1
KIN 1AA3
howartkr@mcmaster.ca
Cardiovascular system
Overview
Function: transport mechanism for human body
1) Nutrients: macronutrients and micronutrients
2) Gases: oxygen and carbon dioxide
3) End products of metabolism (including hormones)
Other functions: immunity, tissue repair, body temperature
Components of CV system:
1) Heart: central pump
2) Blood vessels(vasculature):network of tubing
3) Blood:fluid contained within the CV system
systemic circulation: through body
right >> lungs >> left >> blood >>
systemic
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