Ch 7: Effects of Aging on the Circulatory and Respiratory Systems

About This Chapter

In these lessons, discover how aging can affect the circulatory and respiratory systems. Get higher grades, memorize major concepts, or just expand your personal knowledge about health issues related to aging.

Effects of Aging on the Circulatory and Respiratory Systems - Chapter Summary

Our bodies are like machines, and as we age we cause significant wear and tear on our various biological systems. In this chapter, you will go over the effects of aging on the circulatory and respiratory systems, including medical diagnoses, treatments, and health expectations.

We make studying this topic easy by offering you the most accessible study materials around. Everything we have, including our text-based lessons, video lessons, quizzes, flashcards, and more, can be accessed through your online dashboard. It doesn't matter when you need to study, because your materials are always available. As long as you can get online, you can take your study materials practically anywhere you go. By completing this chapter, you will know how to do the following:

  • Describe the types of age-related changes and effects on the cardiovascular system
  • Identify the different kinds of heart diseases and conditions
  • Analyze age-induced functional and structural changes on the respiratory system

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
Not Taken
Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
Not Taken

Earning College Credit

Did you know… We have over 160 college courses that prepare you to earn credit by exam that is accepted by over 1,500 colleges and universities. You can test out of the first two years of college and save thousands off your degree. Anyone can earn credit-by-exam regardless of age or education level.

To learn more, visit our Earning Credit Page

Transferring credit to the school of your choice

Not sure what college you want to attend yet? has thousands of articles about every imaginable degree, area of study and career path that can help you find the school that's right for you.