Ch 8: NMTA Phys Ed: The Respiratory System

About This Chapter

Use the lessons in this chapter to review the primary parts and functions of the human respiratory system, so you can feel prepared for relevant questions on the NMTA Physical Education exam.

NMTA Phys Ed: The Respiratory System - Chapter Summary

Let us help you study for the NMTA Physical Education exam by delving into the structures comprising the human respiratory system. By the end of this chapter, you will have reviewed:

  • Purpose and physiology of the respiratory system
  • Gas exchange
  • Lung and airway anatomy
  • Effects of aging on the respiratory system

These lessons have been specially formulated to provide you with several different methods for learning. Videos are included to help illustrate the material. You'll find a transcript of each video as a great resource for taking notes. You can also test your knowledge of each topic by taking a self-assessment quiz at the end of each lesson. If you'd like to review a particular portion of the lesson, utilize the timeline below the video.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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