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Regulation of Heart Rate and Stroke Volume

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If sympathetic stimulation to the heart is increased, what is the likely result?

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1. What would NOT result from an increased end-diastolic volume?

2. Which of the following best describes the Frank-Starling law of the heart?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Access this quiz and worksheet combo at any time to measure your understanding of cardiac output. You will be quizzed on the Frank-Starling Law and end-diastolic volume, among related topics.

Quiz & Worksheet Combo

  • What the Frank-Starling Law of the Heart says
  • What sympathetic stimulation to the heart can cause
  • How stroke volume can be increased
  • An influence on end-systolic volume
  • What can happen due to increased end-diastolic volume

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding cardiac output
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the Frank-Starling Law of the Heart
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast end-systolic volume and end-diastolic volume

Additional Learning

Continue learning about how the heart pumps blood by reading or watching the lesson called Regulation of Heart Rate and Stroke Volume. This lesson will help you:

  • Review cardiac output (CO) and how to calculate it
  • Know what body system changes heart rate for short periods of time
  • Compare and contrast preload and afterload
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