# Adult human tidal volume

Value | 500 ml Range: 300-700 ml |
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Organism | Human Homo sapiens |

Reference | Hofmann, W. “Mathematical Model for the Postnatal Growth of the Human Lung.” Respiration Physiology, vol. 49, no. 1, Elsevier, July 1982, pp. 115–29, link PubMed ID7146643 |

Method | Meta-analysis of primary references. Plot in figure 6. Value given here is the value at 30 years of age calculated from the equation in table (21.7+35.13*30-0.64*30^2 = 499.6) rounded to 1 significant figure. The range given is the full range of values in figure 6. |

Comments | Tidal volume is the volume of a single breath. |

Entered by | Avi Flamholz |

ID | 116113 |