Functional Anatomy

Bond University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Functional Anatomy

  • Host University

    Bond University

  • Location

    Gold Coast, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Biology, Biomedical Sciences, Exercise Biology

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    BMED11-109 Principles of Human Structure and Function

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4.5 - 6
  • Overview

    The aim of this subject is to examine the musculoskeletal system of the appendicular skeleton as it relates to function and control of the locomotor system. Topics covered include the osteology, blood supply, peripheral nervous innervation and muscular components of the musculoskeletal system and related tissues in healthy humans.

    Learning Objectives
    1. Describe the structure and function of the musculo-skeletal system in relation to human movement
    2. Apply knowledge of musculo-skeletal anatomy as it relates to physical activity across the lifespan
    3. Apply techniques necessary for kinesiological analysis of body mechanics in relation to static and dynamic posture and gait
    4. Evaluate human motion by examining structural differences and their relationship to human performance across a range of activities
    5. Describe human movement using appropriate terminology and concepts
    6. Demonstrate techniques necessary for kinesiological analysis of musculo-skeletal mechanics across a range of static and dynamic activities.

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