maximum breathing capacity
The volume of gas that can be breathed in 15 seconds when a person breathes as deeply and quickly as possible.maximum voluntary ventilation
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What Do Hurricane Category Numbers Mean?Part of the drama of hurricane season revolves around the predicting and changing of the severity – or category – of the storm. What category will the hurricane be when it hits land? What kind of damage might it inflict? Hurricane categories There are a few classification scales that meteorological agencies use to determine the intensity of hurricanes. The Saffir-Simpson scale is used to measure the strength …
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