Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2008. Search for this in the current handbook
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 3 hours per week |
Total Time Commitment: 5 hours per week
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
|Subject Overview:|| |
This subject is designed to provide a foundation in safe dance practice, based on anatomical knowledge and ideo-kinetic principles. The subject includes the study of Anatomy and Kinesiology. The anatomy component includes the study of the musculo-skeletal system, muscle and synovial joint form and function, postural alignment and efficient technique to prevent dance injuries. Kinesiology includes the study and practice of ideokinetic processes to foster a balanced alignment of the skeletal system and re-education of neuromuscular habits in movement.
|Assessment:||Participation and contribution to course work including completion of set tasks (40%); written assignment (20%); practical assessments and written examinations (40%). Hurdle requirement - 80% attendance.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:|| |
On completion of this course students should have acquired the following skills:
Bachelor of Dance (VCA) |
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