What are Fluids and Electrolytes and what are their functions?. Body Fluid is the liquid portion of our cells and tissues. - intercellular fluid. - extracellular fluid. - tissue fluid ( interstitial fluid). ID: 318955
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Fluid and Electrolyte BalanceSlide2
What are Fluids and Electrolytes and what are their functions?
Body Fluid is the liquid portion of our cells and tissues
- intercellular fluid
- extracellular fluid
- tissue fluid ( interstitial fluid)
- Intravascular fluid
- What are the differences between lean tissues and fat tissues?Slide3
What are electrolytes?
Salts that dissolve in water and form ions (charged particles)
- Used to transmit electrical impulsesSlide4
Fluid performs a functions critical to sustain life:
- Dissolve and transport substances--- What substances?
- account for blood volume
- help maintain body temp.--- How?
- protect and lubricate our tissues.Slide5
What do electrolytes do?
What body functions do electrolytes support?Slide6
How does our body maintain fluid balance?Slide7
How do we gain fluids? How do we lose them?
Make sure to define:
- metabolic water
Sensible water loss
Insensible water loss
Diuretics (give examples)Slide8
How much water should we drink?Slide9
Sports Beverages: Help or Hype?
What is in them? What purpose do
Do these beverages benefit highly active athletes?
Do these beverages benefit recreationally active people?
Do non-athletes need to consume sports beverages?Slide10Slide11Slide12Slide13
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