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Effect of aging on respiratory system physiology and immunology

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L13 Pulmonary Function II Procedure - Biopac

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H. How does Subject's MVV compare to others in the class? less than same as greater than. I. Maximal voluntary ventilation decreases with age. Why?

Why does Maximal voluntary ventilation decrease with increasing age

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As the age increases, the lungs become more elastic and do not inflate as easily. Therefore, the amount of air that can be held in the lungs decrease and the ...