Structural Anatomy

UTS

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Structural Anatomy

  • Host University

    UTS

  • Location

    Sydney, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Health Administration, Health and Exercise Science, Health Science

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

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

    Description
    This subject examines the structure and function of bones, joints, muscles and nerves with emphasis on the identification of anatomical structures and their relevance to human motion. It forms the basis for subsequent study of the physiological and biomechanical aspects of human movement.
    Subject objectives
    Upon successful completion of this subject students should be able to:
    A. Explain the structure and function of the human musculoskeletal system, particularly under movement conditions
    B. Identify components of the neuromuscular body segments, joint related connective tissues,
    C. Understand growth and development of the neuromuscular system
    This subject also contributes specifically to the following graduate attributes:
    Competently apply knowledge and skills within the sport, exercise and health professions; (3.0)
    Content
    Basic terms of reference and direction
    Composition and structure of bones
    Structure and function of joints
    Muscle characteristics
    Identification of major muscles, origins, insertions and actions
    Anatomical fundamentals of human motion
    The neuromuscular basis of movement
    Movement analysis
    Assessment
    Assessment task 1: Mid Semester Exam
    Objective(s):
    This assessment task addresses subject learning objective(s):
    A, B and C
    This assessment task contributes to the development of graduate attribute(s):
    3.0
    Weight: 30%
    Assessment task 2: Practical Test
    Objective(s):
    This assessment task addresses subject learning objective(s):
    A and B
    This assessment task contributes to the development of graduate attribute(s):
    3.0
    Weight: 30%
    Assessment task 3: Final Exam
    Objective(s):
    This assessment task addresses subject learning objective(s):
    A, B and C
    This assessment task contributes to the development of graduate attribute(s):
    3.0
    Weight: 40%

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.