Sports cycling

Italy, 1966

Film
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Presents every aspect of preparation for competitive sports cycling, from an understanding of the anatomy and physiology of cycling through to extensive fitness tests, the design of a racing machine, winter training, diet, exercise, massage and tactical instruction and preparation for road and track events. The most important racing techniques are also explained using slow motion and illustrated in action using footage from the Rome Olympics.

Credits

director
production company

Federation Internationale Amateur de Cyclisme

Antares Cinematografica Rome

Duration

01:11:15:00

Production places
Italy
Production dates
1966

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

28834

Language

English

Subject categories

Documentary

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Italy

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Anatomy

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Body, Human

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Human physiology

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Physical fitness

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Athletes

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Bicycle racing

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Cycling

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Olympic Games (17th : 1960 : Rome, Italy)

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Sports

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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