• Cardiovascular Risk assessment Lab
     Write-up Due 3/4/2012 by 11:59pm
    These Questions need to be answered in paragraph form and emailed to Mr. Allen. The graphs can be handmade or made in excel.

    Blood Pressure:

    What did you learn about taking blood pressure?

    Why is blood pressure an indicator of cardiovascular health?

    What do the systolic and diastolic numbers mean?

    Pulse:

    Where did you find the pulse the easiest on your partner,and on yourself?

    What can your pulse rate tell you about your health?

    BMI/Fat %

    Why are BMI and fat % used to assess overall health?

    What do both measurements have in common and how do they differ?
     
    Final Conclusion:
    How many risk factors do you have for heart disease? What can you do about these risk factors?
     

    Graphs:

    1.      Graph Blood pressure results to compare across the different conditions.

    2.      Graph the first 3 pulse tests, averages and trials on one graph to compare the change.

    3.      Graph the stress test to show the return to a normal heart rate.

Last Modified on March 1, 2012