Physioex review sheet

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Physioex review sheet

By | July 2013
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R E V I E W

S H E E T
EXERCISE

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NAME ____________________________________ LAB TIME/DATE ________________________

Cardiovascular Dynamics

Vessel Resistance
The following questions refer to Activity 1: Studying the Effect of Flow Tube Radius on Fluid Flow. 1. At which radius was the fluid flow rate the highest? _________________________________________________________ 2. What was the flow rate at this radius? ____________________________________________________________________ 3. Describe the relationship between flow rate and radius size. ___________________________________________________

4. What happens to blood vessels in the body if increased blood flow is needed?

The following questions refer to Activity 2: Studying the Effect of Viscosity on Fluid Flow. 5. At what viscosity level was the fluid flow rate the highest? ____________________________________________________ 6. Describe the relationship between flow rate and viscosity. ____________________________________________________

7. Was the effect of viscosity greater or less than the effect of radius on fluid flow? Why? ______________________________

8. What effect would anemia have on blood flow? Why? _______________________________________________________

The following questions refer to Activity 3: Studying the Effect of Flow Tube Length on Fluid Flow. 9. At what flow tube length was the flow rate the highest? ______________________________________________________ 10. Describe the relationship between flow tube length and fluid flow rate. __________________________________________

11. What effect do you think obesity would have on blood flow? Why? _____________________________________________

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The following questions refer to Activity 4: Studying the Effect of Pressure on Fluid Flow. 12. What effect did increased pressure have on the fluid flow rate? ________________________________________________

13. In the body, where does the...