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Embark on a journey to see how biological forces build up over millennia to keep the human race running. Follow one couple as they start a family together. Get a glimpse inside the human body to see what happens to both men and women when attraction occurs.
This program facilitates the study of the anatomy of the spiny dogfish as a representative cartilaginous fish. Each individual system can be viewed and discussed separately. The program studies the spiny dogfish.
Shows what happens to food through the entire human alimentary canal. Shows how food is dissolved in acid, how the liver and gall bladder work, and how digestion and absorption are carried out.
The Cardiovascular System
Shot in HD using the latest in 3-D graphics, medical imaging and cadaver specimens, see the human body's cardiovascular system revealed in ways never seen before.
Children of the Amazon
[This film] offers a rare overview of the dramatic economic, cultural and environmental transformation of the Amazon rainforest over the past half century up to present-day prospects for hope. Brazilian filmmaker Denise Zmekhol tells this epic tale through the intimate stories of indigenous families who she first photographed fifteen years earlier.
Using the resources of the Brain Mapping Center of UCLA, this film illustrates the development of neuroscience from its classical reliance on information from brain injuries and autopsies through the new insights discovered with electronic microscopes, EEG equipment, PET scans and MRI machines.
Contents: [pt. 1]. Cells tissues and skin (22 min.) -- [pt. 2]. Immune system (22 min.) -- [pt. 3]. Human development and the reproductive system (42 min.) -- [pt. 4]. Respiratory system (20 min.) -- [pt. 5]. Circulatory system (22 min.) -- [pt. 6]. Skeletal and muscular systems (20 min.) -- [pt. 7]. Digestion and nutrition (20 min.) -- [pt. 8]. Endocrine system (20 min.) -- [pt. 9]. Nervous system and the senses (20 min.).
This series takes us across continents, meeting those who have pushed their bodies to the max. The latest CGI and camerawork depicts their ordeals in vivid detail both externally and through the internal workings of their bodies.
The major characteristics and features of the circulatory systems are explored, with special emphasis placed on circulatory problems and caring for the circulatory system. Includes extras: glossary, slides, and an instructor's manual in PDF format.
Through cinemicrophotography, 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.
Shows how human muscle activity is coordinated by the cerebellum and how position sensors in the muscles and joints along with the balancing mechanism of the inner ear enable the body to be controlled. Presents cinemicrophotography of the interior of the knee.
Each of the three programs that make up this DVD focuses on a different aspect of what we thought we knew, what we know now, and what we're on the verge of learning about the heart. This material is presented through the real-life dramas of people who suddenly learn that a normal, functioning heart is not something that can be taken for granted.
Explores the human nervous system, showing how nerve signals are transmitted. Examines the part played by nerve messages in reflex actions and the chemical and electrical activities of nerve cell networks.
Of the body's major systems only the reproductive organs and structures are different in men and women. There is no greater miracle on the planet than the creation of a new life. Join Dr. Mark Reisman as he takes you through each stage of this miracle, from the genetic basis of life, to the development of sex organs, to the formation of sex cells, to conception, to the emergence of the embryo, to the growth sequence of the fetus, and finally to the birth of a new human life.
Explains nursing assessment of respiratory signs and symptoms, such as adventitious breath sounds and dyspnea; identifies their likely causes; and offers ways to provide prompt and effective nursing care.
Ticking away inside the human body are the timepieces that govern our daily and seasonal lives. This program shows how these biological clocks dictate physiological behavior--determining when our brains are most alert, when our stomachs are ready to break down food, and when our bodies want to sleep.
How can a bone withstand 1,000 pounds of force without breaking? Why do some people bleed more easily than others? And, how can sound be used to make blind people see? These are just a few of the mysteries you'll explore in this fascinating documentary. Through amazing internal photography and advanced computer graphics, get an intimate look at nature's most complex machine.
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Anatomy: Functional Body Systems (27:00)Beneath our skin, numerous complex and beautiful systems sustain life. It can be easy to take those processes for granted, though, because so many of them occur without any conscious effort. Over the course of this program, viewers will discover the hidden wonders of the skeletal, muscular, cardiovascular, respiratory, and nervous systems and how they all work in conjunction with each other to create the amazing machine we call the human body. Very visual, with athletic models, animated cutaways, labeled diagrams, and even cadaver parts. (27 minutes)
The Human Body Video Clip Collection (66:00)As amazing as it is complex, the human body is a marvel of biological machinery! This collection of 52 video clips (30 seconds to 2 minutes, 30 seconds each) combines high-quality film footage and detailed animations to take a close-up look at the body’s building blocks, the architecture of the body, the nervous system, the five senses, blood circulation, respiration and nutrition, and reproduction.
The Human Body: How It WorksThis nine-part series uses physiologic animations and illustrations, microscopic imaging, expert commentary, and footage of the body in motion to provide a thorough overview of the amazing human machine. Marvelously detailed, yet readily understandable. Viewable/printable instructor’s guides are available online. A Films for the Humanities & Sciences Production. 9-part series, 20–22 minutes each.
The Living BodyThis magnificent 26-part series lets viewers explore and understand the many structures and functions of the human body. The series covers every major function, system, and organ. Diagnostic tools—cinemicrography, fiber optics, X-ray scanners, nuclear magnetic resonance, micrography—are fitted with cameras that provide spectacular interior views of the human body. The entire human body has been converted to a computer database to provide high-resolution, three-dimensional color images of anatomical and physiological processes. Written and produced by a team of internationally recognized medical, educational, and film specialists from around the world. 26-part series, 26-28 minutes each.
The New Living BodyHow does the human body work? What advances have been made in medicine which enable us to understand the human body better? These programs provide a comprehensive answer to both questions in this ten-part series. Filmed in the United States and Great Britain, these programs were all produced in 1995 and contain valuable information for the study of human anatomy and physiology.
Each program contains three major elements:
• Live-action video showing the human body in action, often under experimental conditions, putting the theme of each program into context.
• Advanced imaging technology is used, including x-rays, radioisotope and ultrasound scans, fiber optics, MRIs, and video of surgery. These techniques provide unparalleled glimpses into the inner workings of the body.
• Three-dimensional computer graphics provide easy-to-understand illustrations of processes and functions which are difficult to see otherwise.