Shows the role played by muscles in various athletic events and illustrates the different exercises necessary for muscle development. A brief examination of the fibres of the muscles is given explaining how they function and how muscles are strengthened; preliminary conditioning for a young athlete training for shot putting, showing him incorporating and practising a weight training program; and the muscles emphasised in discus throwing, the high jump, and the javelin, and the weight training associated with each.
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16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)
16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)