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1

What is Pulmonary Ventilation?

The process which brings oxygen from the air, across the alveolar membrane, and into the blood to be carried by hemoglobin

2

What is Cardiac Output?

The amount of blood the heart pumps per minute

3

What is Stroke Volume?

The amount of blood pumped with each contraction of the ventricles

4

What is Anaerobic Threshold?

The exercise intensity at which lactic acid starts to accumulate in the bloodstream. This happens when it is produced faster than it can be removed

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What is Respiratory Quotient?

The amount of CO2 expired divided by the amount of O2 consumed, measured during rest or at steady state of exercise