The Cardiovascular System


The cardiorespiratory system is described in detail, from the individual components such as blood cells, veins, the heart, arteries, up to the entire circulatory system. Animations and interactivity are used to unpack the process of breathing and gaseous exchange, illustrating the main muscles involved. Finally, we take an in-depth look at blood pressure, the risks involved and how lifestyle factors can affect heart health.

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Course Objectives

Once you complete this course you will be able to:

  • Describe the structure and function of the blood cells, veins, heart, lungs, arteries and capillaries
  • Describe how they fit together to form the complete circulatory system
  • Describe the internal structure of the lungs
  • Explain how gaseous exchange takes place in the lungs
  • Name the main muscles involved in breathing
  • Describe the composition of exhaled and inhaled air
  • Explain the function and importance of the coronary arteries
  • Explain what blood pressure is and why it is an important measure of health
  • Classify blood pressure readings and explain why having high blood pressure increases risk of heart disease
  • Describe how blood pressure is affected by lifestyle
  • Describe how regular exercises helps maintain a healthy heart

The cardiovascular system online training


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