The Body Systems

Physical Education- Form 2


Subject: Physical Education

Level: Form Two

Areas: Physical Fitness and Wellness

Topic/Theme: The Body Systems/The Circulatory System

The Effects of Physical Activity on the Circulatory System

Key Points:

      • The circulatory system transports blood to all parts of the body.
      • It provides the muscles with the necessary oxygen and nutrients needed for energy.
      • Participating in physical activities affect the way our circulatory system works.
      • Our organs and tissues in the system adapt to the stress of physical activity/exercise and this result in changes.
      • Some of these changes occur during and after we exercise.
      • Other changes are long term and occur due to regular participation in physical activities.

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