Introduction to parameter
Your breathing rate is the number of times your chest rises per minute.
The normal breathing rate for a resting adult is between 12 and 20 breaths per minute.
We breathe in to take in oxygen, and breathe out to expel carbon dioxide.
- Take 2 deep breaths and return to normal breathing.
- Count the number of times your chest rises over a minute. This is your normal Breathing Rate.
- Record your result.