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It must be in a relaxing position.

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What position must the diaphragm be when you inhale or exhale?

You can not know the position of diaphragm, when you inhale or exhale. The position of the diaphragm changes automatically.

What is the position of the diaphragm when you inhale?

The diaphragm is below the lungs and the heart and above the stomach,and the intestines,therefore the diaphragm must be pushed down or in a convex position to the heart.

Do you inhale before your diaphragm contracts or after?

You inhale before your diaphragm contracts.

What is the movement of diaphragm at rest?

The diaphragm reverts to its original position when you exhale, which is against the chest cavity. When you inhale, the diaphragm flattens, expanding the space in the chest for air.

Does your diaphragm contract and move down when you inhale or exhale?

you inhale when your diaphragm contracts.

When the diaphragm contracts do you inhale or exhale?

You inhale.

What muscle contracts when you inhale?

the diaphragm

What happens to your ribcage as you inhale and exhale?

As you inhale, the ribcage expands, the rib muscles contract, and the diaphragm moves down. As you exhale, the ribcage contracts, the rib muscles relax, and the diaphragm relaxes into its normal upward position.

Does the diaphragm contract or relax?

when you inhale the diaphragm contracts

When you inhale the what contracts?


What does the diaphragm do when you inhale?

When you inhale, the diaphragm contracts and moves down. This increase the chest cavity and the lung volume.

What must happen for the lungs to inhale?

The diaphragm must contract to a flattened position beneath your lungs. At the same time, the intercostal muscles between your ribs must also contract. These two features enable air to be sucked down into your lungs, which can then expand.

What muscle do you do you use to inhale?

the diaphragm

Do you inhale when the diaphragm contracts?


What happens to the diaphragm when you inhale and when you exhale?

When you inhale, your diaphragm contracts and moves down, making more space in your chest. Air rushes in to fill this space, and you inhale. When you exhale, your diaphragm relaxes and moves up, squeezing the carbon dioxide out of your body.

Describe the movements of your diaphragm when you exhale and inhale?

When you inhale, the diaphragm contracts, moves downward, and flattens. When you exhale, the diaphragm relaxes, moves upward, and assumes is relaxed dome-shaped appearance.

What is the movement of the chest cavity and the diaphragm?


When you inhale what does the diaphragm and intercostal muscles do?

they expand

When my diaphragm contracts and moves downward?

When you inhale.

When the diaphragm moves up do you inhale?

No, as you inhale the diaphragm is contracting and pulling down, expanding the lungs. As you breathe out, the muscle relaxes and rises up again.

What is the diaphragm of a muscle important for?

it is used for breathing. when you inhale the diaphragm goes up,when we exhale the diaphragm goes down.

When your diaphragm contracts is that exhaling or inhaling?

contracts means to come together or to close. Try breathing. Does your diaphragm get smaller when you inhale or exhale? ********************************************************** Hint: it contracts when you inhale..

What muscle compress and move downward when you inhale?

when you inhale and exhale your diaphragm moves upward and downward.

What structures do you use to inhale air into your lungs?


When you inhale which organ contracts and moves down?

Your diaphragm

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