The Systems Physiology of Exercise *suitable for home teaching*

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This Catalyst article looks at the effect exercise has on the body. Poor fitness contributes to poor life expectancy, and inability to exercise reduces quality of life in the ill or aged. Scientists hope to understand the mechanisms which limit 'exercise tolerance' which would contribute to enhanced performance for the sportsperson and to good health and to quality and length of life for everyone.

The article is from Catalyst: Secondary Science Review 2012, Volume 22, Issue 4.

Catalyst is a science magazine for students aged 14-19 years. Annual subscriptions to print copies of the magazine can be purchased from Mindsets.

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