Q1. Describe the components and conduction pathway of the cardiac conduction system of the heart. Relate the cardiac conduction system to the corresponding sequence of heart chamber contractions (10 marks) (400 words)
Q2. Trace the pathway of oxygen delivery to cells in the body (commencing at the alveoli until it reaches tissue cells) (5 marks) (200 words)
Q3. Describe one normal age-related change to the anatomy of the cardiovascular system in healthy elderly adults (over 65 years). Describe how this change affects the function of the cardiovascular system. (5 marks) (200 words)
Regular exercise provides benefits to maintaining the health and wellbeing of the cardiovascular system.
Q4. Describe one effect regular exercise has in maintaining a healthy cardiovascular system (5 marks) (200 words)
? Each question should be answered separately and not as an essay.
? At least one of the following journal article(s) must be used in this assessment:
Fleg, J. L., & Strait, J. (2012). Age-associated changes in cardiovascular structure and function: A fertile milieu for future disease. Heart Failure Reviews 17(4), 545-554.
Bolton, E., & Chakravarthi, R. (2011). The ageing cardiovascular system. Reviews of Clinical Gerontology 21(2), 99-109.
A maximum of two relevant, credible internet sources may be used.
all answer must include references and a reference list. reference style used be the APA referencing style quide 6th edition.