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Human Anatomy and Physiology

Physiological Measurements Required

Assessment 2: PHYSIOLOGICAL MEASUREMENTS Description Monitoring physiological changes in the body can be used to assess and measure healthy performance as well as to evaluate reduced performance due to ageing or poor health. It is relatively easy to measure characteristics of the cardio-respiratory system such as • Pul

A description of rare and normal blood types.

Our blood is made up of plasma (water, nutrients, gases, wastes, hormones and proteins), white blood cells (leukocytes) for immunity, platlets (cell fragments to form blood clots when we are cut) and red blood cells (erythrocytes). Red blood cells make our blood red because they contain hemoglobin which exchange gases like oxyg