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Assessment statements h5


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Assessment statements h5

  1. 1. H5 The Transport System - assessment statements
  2. 2. H.5.1 Explain the events of the cardiac cycle, including atrial and ventricular systole and diastole, and heart sounds. Aim 7: Data logging using an EKG sensor is possible. H.5.2 Analyse data showing pressure and volume changes in the left atrium, left ventricle and the aorta, during the cardiac cycle. Recall of quantitative data is not expected. H.5.3 Outline the mechanisms that control the heartbeat, including the roles of the SA (sinoatrial) node, AV (atrioventricular) node and conducting fibres in the ventricular walls. Bundles of His and Purkinje fibres are not required.
  3. 3. H.5.4 Outline atherosclerosis and the causes of coronary thrombosis. H.5.5 Discuss factors that affect the incidence of coronary heart disease. Risk factors include having parents who have experienced heart attacks (genetic), age, being male, smoking, obesity, eating too much saturated fat and cholesterol, and lack of exercise.