NOTE – It is best to either close your eyes or turn away from the computer while doing these activities.
To determine the effect of breathing while resting on your breathing depth and rate, and oxygen saturation.
NOTE – it can take 30 seconds or more for the O2 sensor to level out. If the reading is 80%, then the PulseOx has not registered. The reading should be in the 90s.
To determine the effect of apnea on your heart rate and oxygen saturation by having the subject hold his or her breath. There will be no breathing rate while holding your breath.
NOTE – there will be no Breathing Rate here because you are holding your breath.
To determine the effect of shallow abdominal breaths on rates and oxygen levels.
Note – if you get dizzy at any time – STOP IMMEDIATELY and breathe normally. Do NOT continue this experiment.