Table 2: Blood Pressure and Pulse Readings
1. What is systolic pressure? Diastolic pressure?
2. Why is pressure a sensible reading to measure circulatory health?
3. Explain the “lub-dub” sounds of the heartbeat.
4. Why do blood pressure and heart rate change after exercise?
5. How might the results in Table 2 change if someone else performed the activities? Why?
6. Why is it important for blood to flow in only one direction?