Episode of Series “Biology program. Unit 4. Physiology”.
The many hundreds of muscles in the human body differ greatly with respect to the speeds at which they shorten. They can be divided into three major categories: smooth, cardiac and skeletal. In this film these three types are defined, and elaborate apparatus is used to reveal that the contractile properties of a whole muscle can be explained in terms of the properties of the single muscle cell.
Childrens Films → Children 12+
Educational & Instructional
Educational & Instructional → Instructional
Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Anatomy
Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Body, Human
Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Muscles
Mathematics, Science & Technology → Human biology
Short films → Short films - United States
16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)
16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)
16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)