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Question Squatting and Stroke Volume!

how does squatting increase sv as it increase afterload and that in turn decrease sv and co
although squatting increaase venous return but is that enough
u world says that it can increase sv and MAP ???
can someone explain it ???
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hmm squatting increases MAP and therefore afterload, so i don't see how SV would be increased...
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I did read that also on uworld and could not know the reason??
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I think is cause frank-starling equation... Squatting increase venous return so increase preload so increase SV (amount of blood) so increase CO therefore increase MAP... I don't know if it's ok but this is how I figure it out
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