Life On Us
49:17

Life On Us: Your Private Wildlife

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS October 27, 2018

Biology

Science

Health and PE

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
There is an unexplored planet in the Solar System. A strange world of bizarre creatures locked in a fight for survival. This planet is the human body and it's teeming with ...

There is an unexplored planet in the Solar System. A strange world of bizarre creatures locked in a fight for survival. This planet is the human body and it's teeming with unknown ecosystems. Our bodies are home to a trillion cells that are not us - but are very much the making of us. Bugs cling to our skin and grasp onto our hair. They live inside our gut, in our blood and even in our brain. They determine our health, body shape, mood and even our behaviour. We are super-organisms, part of an interconnected web of life. This hidden world is brought to life through fascinating personal accounts, breakthroughs in scientific insights and by the use of the latest imaging technologies.

Body Hits
27:59

Body Hits: Love Story

Season 2 Episode 3 BBC Knowledge August 28, 2011

Science

Health and PE

Biology

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
What goes on inside your brain when you experience love? Dr John Marsden uncovers the science behind the quest for love. Why is it that we are attracted to certain people, and ...

What goes on inside your brain when you experience love? Dr John Marsden uncovers the science behind the quest for love. Why is it that we are attracted to certain people, and what are we looking for in a partner?

Body Hits
28:03

Body Hits: Snack Attack

Season 3 Episode 1 BBC Knowledge September 11, 2011

Science

Health and PE

Biology

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Body Hits provides fascinating explorations into how our everyday experiences impact on our bodies. Aimee is a 20-something city slicker whose diet consists of cereal for ...

Body Hits provides fascinating explorations into how our everyday experiences impact on our bodies. Aimee is a 20-something city slicker whose diet consists of cereal for supper, cheese, alcohol and cigarettes. She thinks her high metabolism is what's keeping her thin - she's in for a surprise when we push her body to the limit.

Body Hits
28:02

Body Hits: Baby Quest

Season 2 Episode 4 BBC Knowledge August 28, 2011

Science

Health and PE

Biology

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Dr John Marsden investigates the ins and outs of trying for a baby, following three couples in their quest to have a baby and travels across the UK to explore some myths ...

Dr John Marsden investigates the ins and outs of trying for a baby, following three couples in their quest to have a baby and travels across the UK to explore some myths surrounding pregnancy.

Body Hits
27:59

Body Hits: Detox Devils

Season 1 Episode 3 BBC Knowledge April 16, 2010

Science

Health and PE

Biology

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Detox is the latest fashionable cure-all for the toll that a hectic life, bad diet, excessive drinking, late nights and pollution take on the body. It's all too easy to ...

Detox is the latest fashionable cure-all for the toll that a hectic life, bad diet, excessive drinking, late nights and pollution take on the body. It's all too easy to overindulge, but now a multitude of detox treatments claim to offer a way of reversing the effects of an unhealthy lifestyle - if one is willing to shell out the money.

Body Hits
28:01

Body Hits: Body Beautiful

Season 1 Episode 2 BBC Knowledge April 9, 2010

Science

Health and PE

Biology

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
This episode looks at the issue of body image and how it affects most of us in some way or another. In today's society even healthy living is taken to excess. Fuelled by the ...

This episode looks at the issue of body image and how it affects most of us in some way or another. In today's society even healthy living is taken to excess. Fuelled by the admiration heaped on minuscule pop stars and supermodels and superfit athletes and actors, in the Western world slim equals beautiful. Body image has become such an obsession that people follow dangerous diets, age their joints and muscles through obsessive exercise and spend much of their lives worrying about not being the right shape or size.

Body Hits
28:03

Body Hits: Cold Snap

Season 2 Episode 6 BBC Knowledge June 20, 2010

Science

Health and PE

Biology

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Its cold, it's wet, the nights draw in earlier and invariably you spend a week in bed (on your own) with a runny nose, sneezing and coughing until your chest hurts. But its ...

Its cold, it's wet, the nights draw in earlier and invariably you spend a week in bed (on your own) with a runny nose, sneezing and coughing until your chest hurts. But its not all doom and gloom in winter.

Body Hits
28:05

Body Hits: Face Value

Season 3 Episode 2 BBC Knowledge September 11, 2011

Science

Health and PE

Biology

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
John Marsden finds out how the way we look affects the way we think about ourselves and others.

John Marsden finds out how the way we look affects the way we think about ourselves and others.

Body Hits
27:58

Body Hits: Smart Drugs

Season 1 Episode 6 BBC Knowledge April 30, 2010

Science

Health and PE

Biology

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
In this episode, Dr Marsden investigates the latest drug trends in the USA.There he meets a group of self-proclaimed psychonauts, people who take drugs believing that they ...

In this episode, Dr Marsden investigates the latest drug trends in the USA.There he meets a group of self-proclaimed psychonauts, people who take drugs believing that they will do more than make them just high, and finds out about the latest fad - SMART drugs - which has combined the trends of pill-popping and attaining optimum health.There is also a rare interview with Alexander Schulgin who invented MDMA, the active drug in ecstasy.

Body Hits
28:00

Body Hits: Love Bug

Season 3 Episode 3 BBC Knowledge July 4, 2010

Science

Health and PE

Biology

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Do you know what you're sharing your bed with? With over 25 different sexually transmitted infections and infestations out there, 1 in 10 of us will pick up an STI at some ...

Do you know what you're sharing your bed with? With over 25 different sexually transmitted infections and infestations out there, 1 in 10 of us will pick up an STI at some point in our lives.

Body Hits
27:58

Body Hits: Natural Highs

Season 1 Episode 5 BBC Knowledge April 30, 2010

Science

Health and PE

Biology

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
This episode investigates the nature of pleasure and the biological pathways that drive people to experience it in many varied and wondrous ways.

This episode investigates the nature of pleasure and the biological pathways that drive people to experience it in many varied and wondrous ways.

Body Hits
27:59

Body Hits: Sensory Overload

Season 2 Episode 1 BBC Knowledge June 6, 2010

Science

Health and PE

Biology

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Our senses are an amazing part of normal bodily function - absolutely necessary for our survival yet completely taken for granted, by most of us anyway. It is generally ...

Our senses are an amazing part of normal bodily function - absolutely necessary for our survival yet completely taken for granted, by most of us anyway. It is generally assumed we have five of them, but this is now actually been shown to be wrong. Some scientists say we have nine, some say twenty-one. In fact no one really agrees how many we have.

Body Hits
28:01

Body Hits: On The Lash

Season 1 Episode 1 BBC Knowledge April 2, 2010

Science

Health and PE

Biology

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Britain's favourite drug is alcohol. Using 3D-computer graphics to illustrate, Body Hits reveals some fascinating insights into booze and the physical and psychological ...

Britain's favourite drug is alcohol. Using 3D-computer graphics to illustrate, Body Hits reveals some fascinating insights into booze and the physical and psychological effects that it has on the human body. The programme looks at the behaviour of three women and three men as they venture out on a group blind date. They start sober but, as they drink more, the alcohol has some interesting effects on their sex hormones - some of which might well be a surprise to viewers.

Body Hits
27:54

Body Hits: Nasty Niffs

Season 3 Episode 4 BBC Knowledge July 5, 2010

Science

Health and PE

Biology

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
From bad breath to smelly farts to ripe body odour, this week Body Hits explores the science behind our nasty niffs and what causes them. It's the natural bacteria living in ...

From bad breath to smelly farts to ripe body odour, this week Body Hits explores the science behind our nasty niffs and what causes them. It's the natural bacteria living in and on our bodies that are mostly to blame for our malodours. So, can we do anything about it, or should we just sit back and blame the bacteria?

Body Hits
28:01

Body Hits: Weekend Junkies

Season 1 Episode 4 BBC Knowledge April 23, 2010

Science

Health and PE

Biology

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Binges, benders, lost weekends... all basic forms of modern day hedonism. This program examines the culture and science of legal and illegal excess, entering the minds and ...

Binges, benders, lost weekends... all basic forms of modern day hedonism. This program examines the culture and science of legal and illegal excess, entering the minds and bodies of those who just don't seem to know how to say no.

Body Hits
27:53

Body Hits: Summer Shocks

Season 2 Episode 2 BBC Knowledge June 7, 2010

Science

Health and PE

Biology

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Holiday time... Safe? Fun? Relaxing? Think again! Most people love going abroad, getting away from it all and catching a few rays. But though our minds might get a rest, our ...

Holiday time... Safe? Fun? Relaxing? Think again! Most people love going abroad, getting away from it all and catching a few rays. But though our minds might get a rest, our bodies are put under more strain than ever. Body Hits unravels the psychological and biological tensions involved in spending two weeks in the sun.

Do I Sound Gay?
1:14:16

Do I Sound Gay?

SBS March 9, 2016

Personal and social capability

Health and PE

Biology

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Why do some people 'sound gay' but not others? Why are gay voices a mainstay of pop culture but also a trigger for bullying and harassment? Following a break up with his ...

Why do some people 'sound gay' but not others? Why are gay voices a mainstay of pop culture but also a trigger for bullying and harassment? Following a break up with his boyfriend, journalist David Thorpe sets out on a quest to unravel a linguistic mystery. All his life, like many gay men, Thorpe has felt self-conscious about his stereotypically un-macho voice. But what are its origins? And why is there such a stigma attached to 'sounding gay'? As Thorpe consults with everyone from speech therapists to public figures to complete strangers, he unpacks complex cultural questions with wit, verve and intelligence.

Body Hits
27:53

Body Hits: Against The Clock

Season 2 Episode 5 BBC Knowledge June 20, 2010

Science

Health and PE

Biology

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Stress is an inescapable part of modern life, but its impact on people can be devastating, both mentally and physically. The most common symptom is insomnia. Body Hits ...

Stress is an inescapable part of modern life, but its impact on people can be devastating, both mentally and physically. The most common symptom is insomnia. Body Hits investigates the science behind sleep deprivation and stress, and offers some top tips for getting a good night's rest.