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Age-Related Changes to the Cardiovascular System: Types & Effects

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Which of the following is related to or the cause of most heart disease and cardiovascular problems?

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1. Which of the following comes with increased age?

2. In terms of dollars, people over 65 spend how much a year on cardiovascular related issues?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help you check your understanding of what the cardiovascular system is, how it works and what happens when it doesn't. In order to pass the quiz, you'll need to know about such topics as types and causes of cardiovascular diseases.

Quiz and Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • Types of cardiovascular issues
  • Components of the cardiovascular system
  • What can lead to cardiovascular disease
  • What might happen as one's age increases in terms of the cardiovascular system
  • How much money is spent on treating cardiovascular problems by those over 65

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will allow you to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about the development of cardiovascular disease
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of age and the increase of cardiovascular problems
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the components of the cardiovascular system

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson called Age-Related Changes to the Cardiovascular System: Types & Effects. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • List the organs and tissues composing the cardiovascular system
  • Describe types of cardiovascular disease
  • Provide statistics about age and cardiovascular issues
  • Outline the physical and mental effects of cardiovascular disease
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