Functional Anatomy for Health and Exercise Science
Area of Study
Biology, Biomedical Sciences, Exercise Science, Health Science, Human Biology, Occupational Therapy, Physiology
Taught In English
ANAT1551 or ANAT2111
Course Level Recommendations
ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3 - 4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4 - 6
Hours & Credits
OverviewThis course covers the musculoskeletal anatomy of the human trunk, lower limb and upper limb in relation to its function in movement. Anatomical principles are studied in relation to the analysis and description of movement. The course includes study of the functional aspects of muscles and joints, and consideration of the mechanical properties of tissues. Laboratory classes involve study of prosected specimens, X-rays and surface anatomy.
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.