Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
An enrolment quota of 495 students per semester will apply to this subject on the basis of limitations to lab facility and cadaveric resources.
For detailed information on the quota subject application process, refer to the Quota Subject link on the MDHS Student Centre website: http://sc.mdhs.unimelb.edu.au/quota-subjects
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 72 hours (3 x one hour lectures per week, 1 x three hour practical per week) |
Total Time Commitment:
You must have taken the following subject prior to enrolling in this subject:
Study Period Commencement:
Semester 1, Semester 2
OR (For Bachelor of Biomedicine students)
Study Period Commencement:
Note: 516-204 Anatomy 1 and 516-207 Anatomy 2 are alternative pre-requisites for entry into this subject.
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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
CoordinatorDr Varsha Pilbrow
This subject provides an overview of human locomotor anatomy. The terminology of human topographic anatomy as it relates to the back, neck and limbs; the functional anatomy of the back, neck, upper and lower limbs; the principles underlying human gait and locomotion; the evolutionary changes leading from primate to human locomotion; the neural control of gait and locomotion; and the design of artificial joints and limbs will be covered. Didactic lectures on anatomy will be supplemented by specialist lectures by practitioners to demonstrate the disciplinary breadth achievable with anatomical knowledge. Cadaveric dissection will be used to complement learning, by exposing the boundaries and contents of important regions of the back, neck and limbs; and anatomical models, computer programs, prosected specimens and modern imaging techniques will be used to appreciate anatomical structures.
Upon completion of this subject, students will:
develop observational and organisational skills to interpret exposed anatomical structures and regions of the back, neck and limbs; written and oral communication skills to describe normal and impaired anatomical structures of the human locomotor system.
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This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
This subject is available to students enrolled in the New Generation BSc, BBiomed, pre-2008 BSc, pre-2008 BASc, pre-2008 BBiomedSc.
Anatomy (pre-2008 Bachelor of Science) |
Human Structure and Function
Science-credited subjects - new generation B-SCI and B-ENG.
Selective subjects for B-BMED
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