Bodywatch; Designer Bodies
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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
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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.
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- Chicago: “Bodywatch; Designer Bodies,” 05/01/1986, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed August 20, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_286B29310F2144CA999E947D0BBD8C6D.
- MLA: “Bodywatch; Designer Bodies.” 05/01/1986. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. August 20, 2017. <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