8 doctors weighed in:

How does exercise affect the cardiac output?

8 doctors weighed in
Dr. Howard Rubin
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
5 doctors agree

In brief: Exercise

In order to facilitate the increase in oxygen demand of the muscles during exercise, the heart rate and volume of blood per beat will go up.
Cardiac output is the product of heart rate times stroke volume. Therefore cardiac output will increase with exercise.

In brief: Exercise

In order to facilitate the increase in oxygen demand of the muscles during exercise, the heart rate and volume of blood per beat will go up.
Cardiac output is the product of heart rate times stroke volume. Therefore cardiac output will increase with exercise.
Dr. Howard Rubin
Dr. Howard Rubin
Thank
Dr. Louis Grenzer
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Increases

The cardiac output normally increases with exercise.

In brief: Increases

The cardiac output normally increases with exercise.
Dr. Louis Grenzer
Dr. Louis Grenzer
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Adam Smith
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
13 years in practice
382K people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors