Flashcards in spirometer trace Deck (5):
what is tidal volume ?
the normal amount of air inhaled or exhaled per breath. increases during excercise
what is expiratory reserve volume ?
the amount of air that can be forced out after tidal volume. decreases during excercise
what is inspiratory volume ?
amount of air that can be forced in after tidal volume.decreases during excercise.
what is residual volume ?
the amount of air that remains in the lungs after maximum expiration. no change during excercise