Training and the Pulmonary System. Francisco Garcia, Alessia Marsiglio. The pulmonary system. The pulmonary system consists of the lungs, associated muscles, and the airways leading to and from the lungs.
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Total Lung Capacity:
Volume of air in the lungs after a maximum inhalation.
Maximum volume of air that can be exhaled after a maximum inhalation.
Volume of air taken in or out with each inhalation or exhalation.
Number of inhalations or exhalations per minute.
During exercise increases in ventilation rate and tidal volume occur.
Before analyzing the effects of training on the pulmonary system, it is important to understand the meaning of training in this situation.
Training involves repeating exercises that bring the body into the desired state of fitness.