Item Details

Fat or Fit? [electronic resource]

Parthenon Entertainment (Firm)
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
With increased rates of obesity, come increased rates of heart disease, diabetes, and other health issues. New, high-tech methods are being tested that would help fight the battle of the bulge. This film takes a look at new methods of dieting, the use of technology in training programs, and an appetite-suppressing chip that lives in your stomach.
Release Date
2007
Run Time
24 min.
Language
English
Rating
6 & up
Notes
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on November 24, 2013.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Series
How Does That Work?
Contents
  • Combatting Obesity (1:41)
  • Obesity Trends (1:59)
  • Consequence of Increasing Portion Sizes (1:42)
  • Laparoscopic Gastric Banding (1:40)
  • Stomach Chip (2:03)
  • Stomach Chip Surgery and Follow Up (2:07)
  • Sustainable Weight Loss (1:42)
  • High Tech Exercise (1:57)
  • Walking and Running (3:03)
  • Bodybuilding (4:26)
  • Credits: Fat or Fit? How Does That Work? (0:26)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2013], c2007.
Publisher no.
  • 55055s Films Media Group
  • 55067 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Description
1 streaming video file (24 min.) : sd., col.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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