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  • HOPE Cross-Curricular Lesson Paper

    deflating) • Explain to the students what the abdominal and diaphragm are doing during this exercise: (The abdominal muscles are relaxed during inhalation, while they create a strong and stable support during exhalation. Meanwhile, the diaphragm contracts during inhalation to expand the belly and is then guided back into a relaxed state—by the strength of the abdominal muscles—during exhalation) • Guide students to exhale on purpose, conscious of the contraction of the abdominal muscles Dynamic Yoga Warm-Ups (15 min.) • Spinal waves (cat/cow) on all fours o Point out strong abdominal contraction on the exhalation (cat/spine flexion) and relaxation with a strong breath in (cow/spine extension) o Tell students to imagine the inhalation as an act of deep inner core strength, and the exhalation, an act of outer core strength. • Traditional or Pilates-based abdominal exercises (basic abdominal curl or the criss-cross oblique curl) o Abdominal curl → cue students to lower torso completely into resting position on the inhalation before rising back up on the exhalation o Point out the strength of exhalation movement when it is preceded by a complete inhalation • Sun salutations o Point out how each movement connects to either an inhalation (deep inner strength of the breath) or an exhalation (recruit the abdominal muscles for support from the outside in) (Idea Health and Fitness Association, 2011, para. 3-7) • During each of these activities, remind students to remember what was…

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  • Personal Narrative: Perfect Couple

    Claire closed her eyes and inhaled deeply, trying to exhale but her mind raged on thinking about the issues and problems at hand. She could not focus her attention to anything but the daily struggles in her life. She finally let out a breath with a sign… Has this become my life? Who did I marry? I met him when I was seventeen what was I thinking? Who have I become? How I am going to fix this? She looked back and thought about couples who said they make their relationship work, couples who…

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  • Experiment 10 Respiration Lab

    trial for the subject was performed for acclimatization of the subject and for the spirometer to warm up. The data for the first trial was not presented because it can be unreliable data. After each subject was tested, the data was saved for future references and later analysis. In addition to having the proof of the experiment and be able to perform the experiment in a given amount of time which was about 3 hours. Then, when the data was going to be analyze and recorded to our tables, several…

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  • Medullary Respiratory System Essay

    happiness, anxiety or fear” (Homma) The central chemoreceptors in the medulla, is also responsible for the increase of breathing rate. This phenomena happens when the peripheral chemoreceptors in the aortic and carotid bodies detects an increase in the concentration of CO2 in the blood. Other factors like speech, disease, and body position can affect the breathing rate. Scientists and researchers have come with different ways of measuring and obtain data from the way a person breathe and from…

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  • Niyama In The Raja Yoga

    A. TYPES OF PRANAYAMA There are eight types in Pranayama. They are 1. Sahita Kumbhaka – Kumbhaka forms the deepest breathing exercises and Sahita Kumbhaka means performing inhalation or exhalation deeply. It gives strength, agility and flexibility to the body. It also quieten the mind and sense organs and enabling the person to control hunger and thirst. 2. Surya Bhedi – This method consists of inhaling through the right nostril and exhaling through the left nostril. This promotes better…

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  • Nasal Stripss Case Study

    1. Do nasal strips help with performance? (You must put the answer this in your own words. DO NOT plagiarize) Nasal strips have negative effects on performance. The effects are due to the inhalation and the exhalation being minimized to enhance the performance; with or without oxygen. Moreover, this is an inactive solution that will attract athletes to increase their performance. The negative effects will effect those who are not physical active or elite. The negative effects and non-effective…

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  • Primary Respiratory System

    What are the primary functions of the respiratory system? The human respiratory system is made up of several organs (nose, pharynx, larynx, trachea, bronchi, and lungs). They are responsible in receiving oxygen and expelling carbon dioxide. However, the exchange of gases takes place in the lungs making them an important organ of the breathing process. RBC’s gather oxygen from the lungs transferring it to other parts of the body. During this process the RBC’s gather carbon dioxide and transfers…

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  • The Respiratory System

    transport oxygen, to form oxyhaemoglobin. This blood, which is now oxygenated, travels to the heart while the carbon dioxide molecules in the alveoli exit the body with the next exhalation. Even so, the alveoli has several adaptations that increase gas exchange efficiency. The main adaptation is sufficient surface area, which is already provided by the alveoli. Additionally, the walls of the alveoli have a very thin and moist layer, this shortens the time and distance of the process and the…

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  • Snoring Research Paper

    Introduction Snoring is the sound resulting from turbulent airflow passing over vibrating soft tissues during sleep. Snoring typically occurs during the inspiratory phase of respiration but may also occur during exhalation. Snoring is not always accompanied by hypopnea, apnea or hypoventilation. It is estimated that nearly 90 million Americans snore during sleep. The degree of snoring is often subjective depending on the person reporting it. Habitual snoring is common while occasional…

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  • Respiratory Tract

    The Upper Respiratory Tract The human respiratory system involves complex organization of structural and defense mechanisms for the inhalation and exhalation of gases. The primary function of the respiratory system is to breathe air, provide oxygen to the bloodstream, and expel carbon dioxide. The respiratory system also provides transport of respiratory gases, internal respiration, pulmonary ventilation, and external respiration. There are two zones of the respiratory system, the conducting…

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