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SES2103 Functional Anatomy

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Health and Medical Sciences
Student contribution band : 2021 Grandfather Funding Cl 1
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 16 May 2022


Pre-requisite: BIO1203 and BIO1206


This course on functional anatomy builds on relevant knowledge developed through the study of human anatomy in the course BIO1203 Human Anatomy and Physiology and BIO1206 Human Anatomy & Physiology 2. Students completing this course will review and further develop their understanding of the functional significance of the anatomical structures of the human body and then relate this to the exercise context. Students will be able to apply their knowledge of the neuro-musculoskeletal system and its relevance to function and movement. A range of exercise and movement activities will be reviewed by students because this knowledge is particularly important to professionals in health, fitness and sports areas when they are involved in assessing movement and designing exercise programs for individuals and groups.

This course outlines the neuro-musculoskeletal system and its relevance to function and movement. The course particularly develops knowledge necessary to identify the structural and functional requirements of the neuro-musculoskeletal system in relation to human motion during a variety of physical activities. Observation and analysis of various practical activities will be undertaken to increase knowledge and skills with regards to movement activities and reporting on relevant aspects relevant to exercise prescription. Relevant research methods and current research information on functional anatomy will be outlined.

This course contains a mandatory residential school for external students at the Ipswich Campus and mandatory on-campus laboratories or practical classes for on-campus students.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2022 On-campus Ipswich
Semester 1, 2022 External
Date printed 16 May 2022