Exercise Physiology

This study assessed heart rate, blood pressure, and pulse oximeter readings at rest and during exercise. The heart rate (HR), blood pressure (BP), and oximetery measurements provide better insight into the inner workings of the human body. In using the results of the assessment, one can determine the affects that rest and exercise have on […]

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Human Physiology

Nowadays humanity suffers a lot from the deceases that were unknown to people who lived a century ago. One of the most prevalent deceases is Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, commonly known as AIDS. Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) causes it by means of destruction of the immune system and exposing it to the attacks of various […]

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The Hierarchy of Needs

Abraham Maslow was born in 1908, after 3 or 4 terms at college he settled down with a girl and they had 2 children and then they both moved to Wisconsin so that he could attend the University of Wisconsin. Here, he became interested in psychology. He spent a lot of time working with Harry […]

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The Psychodynamic Approach – or What Freud Really Thought

Many of you may be wondering how it is that I claim to know the impossible: what Freud really thought. The truth is, of course I don’t. It’s fun to try though, isn’t it? Well then, now that we’ve cleared that up, let us begin. I feel that a bit of history would be fitting […]

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Everyday, old cells in the body are replaced with new ones

“Quantum physicists have proven that 98% of the atoms in your body are replaced within one year. In three months your body produces an entirely new skeleton. Every six weeks, all the cells have been replaced in your liver. You have a new stomach lining every five days. Every month you produce an entirely new […]

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Cardiovascular & Respiratory Systems

This system is for transporting oxygen, food and waste products around the body. The cardiovascular system includes the heart, the network of blood vessels and, of course, the blood that transports vital materials around the body. The heart is about the size of a closed fist and it comprises of four chambers and consists of […]

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Define the following terms

Holozoic is a type of nutrition which concerns humans and other mammals. Food is taken into the digestion system and broken down, and the useful products absorbed. There is a great variety of feeding mechanisms among holozoic animals. Methods of feeding have been classified on the relative size of food particles ingested. See the table […]

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Physiological Factors in Sport

In this assignment I will be looking at describing thermoregulation in hot and cold climates. That will be looked at within the first part of the my assignment and then within the second part of the assignment I will be showing an understanding of the effects that altitude and water have upon the physiological functions […]

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Physiology Assignment

After searching for a couple of days and still being unsure of what I was going to write about I turned and was watching my fish in my fish tank and realized that was what I would do it on. Then I realized that I spend many hour throughout the week watching my fish swim […]

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Roles of endocannabinoids

Cannabinoids refers to a group of substances which are associated with tetrahydrocannabinol or THC. Endocannabinoids on the other hand are endogenous metabolites capable of activating the cannabinoid receptors. It was in 1992 when the first endogenous cannabinoid was identified. Called AEA it is also known as anandamide. Right after, the second endocannabinoid, 2-arachidonoyl glycerol also […]

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