Exercise
Human Anatomy and Physiology
Digestive System

What happens to the gastrointestinal tract during exercise?

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2012-08-28 09:21:57

Exercise causes hypoxia, which increases the demand on the heart

to supply all the vital organs with oxygen. Therefore, being a

secondary property the GI Tract has blood flow reduced.

I don't know if that's what you're looking for, you might want

to search something more relevant to the whole body rather then a

system. For example "effects of exercise on the human body."

Exercise is sympathetic so decreases peristalsis and makes

vasoconstriction to blood vessel.


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