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abdominal compression reflex

baroreceptors and chemoreceptors send signals to skeletal nerves to skeletal muscles which compresses all venous reservoirs of the abdomen which provides more blood for the heart to pump

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skeletal muscle contraction

when exercising your muscles push blood back to the heart. IT can increase from a normal mean of 100 to 130-160 mm Hg

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respiratory wave

with each cycle of respiration the arterial pressure rises and falls from 4-6 mm Hg.