The Shot put

United States, 1960

Film
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Episode of Series “Track and Field Instruction”.
The two broad principles by which maximum velocity in object propulsion is secured are analysed and then applied to the athlete so that he can “put the shot” the greatest possible distance. Also illustrates training and preparation techniques used to condition the athlete’s body in order to get the appropriate co-ordinated muscle action. Slow motion photography is used to analyse the necessary arm, leg and body movement.

Credits

production company

Ryan Films

Duration

00:15:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1960

Appears in

Track and Field Instruction

Group of items

Track and Field Instruction

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

28502

Language

English

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Track-athletics - Training

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Athletes

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Shot putting

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Sports

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Track-athletics

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Track-athletics - Training

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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