To summarize this information, please complete the following chart using the words: increase, decrease or no change to indicate how each changes from rest to low-, moderate- and high-intensity exercise.  In addition, please include normal values with their units of measurement for a healthy, normal weight 40-year old man or woman.  The first row is completed as an example.  Next, please summarize the information in the chart and describe how it relates to exercise.  Finally, please include citations for the information you share.

Each cell in the chart is worth 4 points, the summary is worth 10 and the citations are worth 6 points for a total of 100 points.
Rest to Low-Intensity Exercise Low-to Moderate-Intensity Exercise Moderate- to High-Intensity Exercise
Heart Rate Increases
60 bpm at rest
90 bpm at low Increases
80 bpm at low
120 bpm at moderate Increases
120 bpm at moderate
170 bpm at high

Stroke Volume

Cardiac Output

Systolic BP

Diastolic BP

Minute Ventilation

Frequency of Breathing

Tidal Volume


CV and VE Responses to Exercise