Area of Study
Health Administration, Health and Exercise Science, Health Science
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units6
Hours & Credits
OverviewDescriptionThis 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 objectivesUpon successful completion of this subject students should be able to:A. Explain the structure and function of the human musculoskeletal system, particularly under movement conditionsB. Identify components of the neuromuscular body segments, joint related connective tissues,C. Understand growth and development of the neuromuscular systemThis subject also contributes specifically to the following graduate attributes:Competently apply knowledge and skills within the sport, exercise and health professions; (3.0)ContentBasic terms of reference and directionComposition and structure of bonesStructure and function of jointsMuscle characteristicsIdentification of major muscles, origins, insertions and actionsAnatomical fundamentals of human motionThe neuromuscular basis of movementMovement analysisAssessmentAssessment task 1: Mid Semester ExamObjective(s):This assessment task addresses subject learning objective(s):A, B and CThis assessment task contributes to the development of graduate attribute(s):3.0Weight: 30%Assessment task 2: Practical TestObjective(s):This assessment task addresses subject learning objective(s):A and BThis assessment task contributes to the development of graduate attribute(s):3.0Weight: 30%Assessment task 3: Final ExamObjective(s):This assessment task addresses subject learning objective(s):A, B and CThis assessment task contributes to the development of graduate attribute(s):3.0Weight: 40%
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.