Training and the cardiovascular system

Option B3

B.3.1: Heart rate, stroke volume, cardiac output and venous return defined.

Definitions of heart rate, stroke volume and cardiac output

B.3.2: Explain the changes in cardiac output and venous return during exercise.

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Changes in cardiac output and venous return explained

B.3.3: Compare the distribution of blood flow at rest and during exercise.

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Distribution of blood flow at rest and during exercise

B.3.4: The effects of training on heart rate and stroke volume, both at rest and during exercise.

Effects of training on the heart rate and stroke volume

B.3.5: The risks and benefits of using EPO (erythropoietin) and blood transfusions.

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Risks and benefits of EPO and blood doping
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