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Tissue space Blood capillaries Tissue cells Arteriole Venule Lymph capillaries Fibroblast in loose connective tissue

  title={Tissue space Blood capillaries Tissue cells Arteriole Venule Lymph capillaries Fibroblast in loose connective tissue},
  author={Kirstin Lane and Daniel F. Worsley and Donald C. McKenzie},
This article summarises the current research on the lymphatic system related to Abstract exercise and critically evaluates the implications for exercise performance by breast-cancer survivors. The primary role of the lymphatic system during exercise is to assist in the regulation of tissue volume and pressure by carrying fluid and plasma proteins that have leaked into the interstitial space from tissues back to the cardiovascular system. During steady-state exercise in humans, lymph flow has… 

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