What is Hemoglobin? Hemoglobin is the protein molecule in red blood cells that carries oxygen from the lungs to the body’s tissues and returns carbon dioxide from the tissues to the lungs. This means that it helps you breathe
How is hemoglobin important in the transport of oxygen in our bodies? It gives us oxygen and takes away carbon dioxide when its traveling in the red blood cell. This is the reason why we can breathe because this transports oxygen to our body on red blood cells.
Why is the transport of oxygen by hemoglobin a real-life example? The oxygen and the carbon dioxide mix when going to or from the lungs
How is hemoglobin related to a successful climb to the top of Mt. Everest? It gives less oxygen the higher you climb the mountain and it gets harder from the oxygen to travel in the red blood cell.
What does pH have to do with the transport of oxygen by hemoglobin? its like adding more red cells to the blood flow and making more base toward it.
What is blood doping? Increase numbers of red blood cells in the blood stream. It helps you have good endurance but theirs a good chance to have a heart attack.
What is the difference between autologous and homologous blood doping? Autologous is in blood transfusion and transplantation Homologous is when 2or more substance mixed into 1 can be only separated by energy
What is EPO and why is it used? Blood transfusion to treat certain forms of anemia
What are the medical uses of blood doping? Blood transfusion or the use of the hormone erythropoietin
Why is blood doping used in sport? Increase peoples endurance for running and breathing. So they wouldn’t get tired easily.
Example of blood doping in sports Running cross country because they need to have good endurance to run long distances.
Another example of blood doping in sports Playing soccer because you run back and forth on the field and kick a ball around.
The side effects of blood doping Injecting blood doping chemicals can cause kidney damage, jaundice (the skin , eyes and body fluids turn yellow) and blood clots. Re-injecting blood from an athlete's own body can cause blood infections and heart problems.