Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2009. Search for this in the current handbook
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 48 hours contact time involving approximately equal weighting of lectures and practical classes. Precise subject details will be made known at the commencement of the subject |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours
|Prerequisites:||Two of anatomy 516-204, 516-207, 516-308.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study and reasonable steps will be made to enhance a student’s participation in the University’s programs. Students who feel their disability may impact upon their active and safe participation in a subject are encouraged to discuss this with the relevant subject coordinator and the Disability Liaison Unit.|
CoordinatorDr Priscilla Jane Barker
|Subject Overview:|| |
Upon completion of this subject, students should have an appreciation of:
The subject provides detailed information on connective tissues, muscle, tendon, ligament and nerve, and their response to normal and abnormal stress and strain; the forces acting across synovial joints and methods of measuring these forces; the applied anatomy of vision, hearing, taste and vocalisation and the cranial nerve pathways involved, the applied anatomy of the mandible and temporomandibular joint; normal and abnormal movement patterns, and the principles underlying gait and locomotion; anthropometric techniques; skeletal traits important in human identification; and dissection of selected joint structures.
|Assessment:||Ongoing assessment incorporating one 50-minute quiz and reports from practical classes throughout the semester (20%); dissection project during the semester (35%); a 2-hour written examination in the examination period (45%).|
|Prescribed Texts:||The Mechanics and Pathomechanics of Human Movement (CA Oatis), Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, 2004|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||Generic skills include capacity for independent study, rational inquiry and self-directed learning; ability to analyse problems; oral and written communication skills; time management skills; teamwork in interpretation and analysis of new information.|
|Notes:||Students enrolled in the BSc (pre-2008 BSc), BASc or a combined BSc course will receive science credit for the completion of this subject.|
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