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Human Body: Pushing the Limits

Overview

Computer generated imagery and cutting edge photography combine to offer unparalleled insight into the extreme capabilities of the human body in this groundbreaking series originally aired on the Discovery channel. This collection, featuring the episodes "Sight, "Strength, "Sensation, and "Brain Power, offers vivid insight into the body's inner and outer workings.
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Overview

Computer generated imagery and cutting edge photography combine to offer unparalleled insight into the extreme capabilities of the human body in this groundbreaking series originally aired on the Discovery channel. This collection, featuring the episodes "Sight, "Strength, "Sensation, and "Brain Power, offers vivid insight into the body's inner and outer workings.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/29/2008
  • UPC: 014381438628
  • Original Release: 2008
  • Rating:

  • Source: Discovery Channel
  • Presentation: Wide Screen
  • Time: 2:45:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 24,927

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Bray Poor Voice Only
Technical Credits
Dan Clifton Director
Mark Radice Director
Jeremy Turner Director
Helen Conlan Production Manager
Richard Dale Executive Producer
Olivia Foster Production Manager
Tim Goodchild Producer
John Grassie Executive Producer
Kate Hazell Production Manager
Peter Lovering Executive Producer
Anne Munyard Production Manager
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Human Body: Pushing the Limits - Sight/Strength
2. Guide to the Human Body [6:19]
3. Shadows and Shapes [5:16]
4. Power of Sight [6:05]
5. Sight and Understanding [5:41]
6. Master of Illusion [9:31]
7. Visual Memory [6:50]
8. Credits [:37]
2. Bone Strength [6:42]
3. Muscle Fiber [8:55]
4. Beyond Normal Limits [6:16]
5. Burst of Power [6:12]
6. Perfect Harmony [4:16]
7. Stored Energy [6:29]
8. Credits [:32]
Disc #2 -- Human Body: Pushing the Limits - Sensation/Brain Power
2. Sensory Center [6:13]
3. Body Functions [6:12]
4. Pain Is Vital [8:13]
5. Central Alarm System [5:35]
6. Physical Reactions [7:37]
7. Managing Senses [5:59]
8. Credits [:38]
2. Control Center [6:53]
3. Brain's Want Center [7:05]
4. Orexin Hormones [6:48]
5. Processing System [5:49]
6. Biggest Mystery [6:26]
7. Dreams [6:17]
8. Credits [:37]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Human Body: Pushing the Limits - Sight/Strength
   Sight
      Play
      Scene Index
   Strength
      Play
      Scene Index
   Play All
   Set-Up
      Subtitles: English SDH
      Subtitles: None
      Audio: Stereo
      Audio: Dolby 5.1
Disc #2 -- Human Body: Pushing the Limits - Sensation/Brain Power
   Sensation
      Play
      Scene Index
   Brainpower
      Play
      Scene Index
   Play All
   Set-Up
      Subtitles: English SDH
      Subtitles: None
      Audio: Stereo
      Audio: Dolby 5.1
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