Functional Anatomy for Health and Exercise Science

UNSW Sydney

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Functional Anatomy for Health and Exercise Science

  • Host University

    UNSW Sydney

  • Location

    Sydney, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Biology, Biomedical Sciences, Exercise Science, Health Science, Human Biology, Occupational Therapy, Physiology

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    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.

    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

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

    This 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.

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.


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