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Reflex locomotion.

  • Graham Brown, Thomas, 1882-1965.
[late 1930s]
  • Videos

About this work


The film depicts locomotion test on a number of laboratory animals (cats). The animals are suspended slightly and a moving treadmill is underneath. There are various views of the equipment. The treadmill operates at different speeds and angles of elevation. Finally there is footage of a circular turntable with a cat walking on it.


UK, [late 1930s].

Physical description

1 videocassette (DIGIBETA) (21:16 mins) : silent, black and white, PAL
1 DVD (21:16 mins) : silent, black and white, PAL.


This material originated at the Physiological Society who passed their archive films to the BMA.
This film forms part of a group of films donated to the Wellcome Trust in 2006 by The British Medical Association.
This film is associated with Thomas Graham Brown who was an experimental physiologist of the nervous system. Graham Brown was also an eminent mountaineer.

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  • English

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