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Respiratory SystemChapter 4
Perry C. Hanavan, Au.D.
What is the function the respiratory system?
What is the thorax?
What is the function of the alveoli?
Which lung do you think might be larger?
What is the major muscle of respiration?
Can you exhale all the air in your lungs?
The air you normally breath in and out is:
All the air in you lungs is:
Average number of breaths per minute in an adult:
Inhale 40% of time
Exhale 60% of time
10 % of vital capacity
Muscles of thorax and diaphragm
Inhale 10% of time
Exhale 90% of time
20-25 % of vital capacity
Thoracic and abdominal muscles
In speech breathing we inhale:
In life breathing we exhale: