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Bodywatch; Designer Bodies

05/01/1986


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Series
Bodywatch
Program
Designer Bodies
Program Number

107

Series Description

Series host: Dr. James H. "Red" Duke, Jr., Texas physician and professor of surgery. Health correspondent: Dr. Holly Atkinson, physician and medical journalist. Commentator: T George Harris, editor-in-chief, "American Health" magazine. Program format: Magazine-style; each program is focused on a single health theme and includes feature stories as well as a commentary. Series release date: 1986

Program Description

There's no denying that appearance does count. BODYWATCH looks at the many ways people attempt to improve their images, including plastic surgery, deep massage, weight lifting and aerobic exercise. The program examines the revolution in exercising as it's changed from violent and weight-bearing to softer, aerobic-based. BODYWATCH also examines the vast array of exercise alternatives that confronts consumers. Bob Paris, a former Mr. Universe, shares his personal lifetime quest to sculpt the perfect body.

Duration

00:34:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Magazine
Topics
Health
Citation
Chicago: “Bodywatch; Designer Bodies,” 05/01/1986, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 4, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_286B29310F2144CA999E947D0BBD8C6D.
MLA: “Bodywatch; Designer Bodies.” 05/01/1986. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 4, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_286B29310F2144CA999E947D0BBD8C6D>.
APA: Bodywatch; Designer Bodies. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_286B29310F2144CA999E947D0BBD8C6D
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