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Relationship between Vital Capacity and Height?

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The measure of the amount of air you can inhale after exhaling is called vital capacity. The average person takes 30-60 breaths a minute at birth and the frequency goes down to 12-20 breaths per minutes in adults. Factors that affect lung volume are your height, your weight, where you live, and if you live in high or lower altitude. The capacity of a person's lungs is proportional to the surface area of your body and is also a factor in getting altitude sickness when you aren't used to the air.
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Vital capacity varies depending on the size of the thoracic cavity, which tends to correlate with height.
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Tidal volume is the volume of air you inspire and expire normally at rest. Vital capacity is the maximum amount of air you can inspire and expire i.e if you took the deepest breath
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Well i would say if you think about it, a bigger person, or someone who is taller in height, will have bigger lungs than a smaller person, or someone shorter in height. So it may
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