Cardiorespiratory Control

Duration: 2 hours

The part of the brain dedicated to controlling the cardiovascular system is called the cardiovascular centre (CV centre). It is in a part of the brain called the medulla oblongata and it controls variables, such as: heart rate (HR), stroke volume (SV), and blood vessel diameter. In this course, you will learn the physiology of cardio-respiratory control and the nervous system, what happens during physical activities.



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