AQA A-Level PE Cardiovascular System question paper, mark scheme & diagnostic FB sheet to improve
These resources are designed to monitor and assess students knowledge and understanding of the structure and function of the cardio-respiratory system (, and covers the following topics:

• Anticipatory rise & role of hormones
• Electrical conduction system linked to cardiac cycle
• Redistribution of blood flow during rest and exercise
• Neural, hormonal and chemical control and regulation of HR
• Role of myoglobin and haemoglobin in transportation of oxygen
• Oxyhaemglobin dissociation curve and Bohr Shift
• Starlings law of the heart and venous return
• Cardiac output
• Structure and function of blood vessels
• Cardiovascular drift
• Arterio-venous difference

Documents included: a 63 mark question paper with grade boundaries calculated from A2 exam last year: 4 multiple choice and various AO1, AO2 and AO3 questions, with a 9 mark extended question! The corresponding mark scheme and a useful diagnostic student feedback sheet that they complete after the test with a step by step guide on how to improve their application.

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