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Summary:Shows how human muscles produce enormous strength as two types of molecules telescope against each other in large numbers. Includes muscular activity that takes place involuntarily, such as contraction of the heart muscle and the motion of the digestive tract.
Teacher's guide and videodisc index includes 4 pages of barcodes.
Provider:Goldcrest Multimedia
Société nationale de télévision en couleur "Antenne 2."
Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:not captured
Topical subjects:Muscle contraction
Heart Contraction
Gastrointestinal system Motility
Credits:Cameramen, Syd Macartney, Steve Keith-Roach ; director of specialist photography, David Barlow ; film editor, John Lyte ; narrators, Derek Cooper, Miriam Margolyes ; music, Richard Harvey ; consultant, Christiaan Barnard.
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Science, Technology
Films@UM Browse terms:Health, Family Studies
Collection:Films@UM
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