SPHP501 – Musculo-Skeletal Anatomy
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To introduce students to the human muscular and skeletal systems, as they relate to physical activity, sport and exercise.
- Directed hours
- Self directed hours
- Total learning hours
- Learning Outcomes
- 1.Describe the structure and functions of bones and joints
2.Describe the structure of the human skeletal system
3.Describe the structure and function of the human muscular system
4.Demonstrate an understanding of muscular contributions to fundamental human movements
- - Osteology: Bone structure and tissue
- The skeletal system: The axial skeleton
- The skeletal system: The appendicular skeleton
- The muscular system: Muscles and movements
- The muscular system: Origins and insertions
- The joints: Structure, function and movements
- Basic movement analysis
- Teaching and Learning Strategy
- Online activities and lectures will be used to introduce key themes and main topics to the students. Practical laboratory sessions and tutorials will develop concepts further through kinaesthetic or visual tasks. The assignments will encourage reflection on important concepts taught throughout the year.
- Assessment Criteria
- Candidates must achieve a minimum result of 40 in the final examination of this module. They must achieve a minimum C grade pass overall from assessments to receive a passing grade for this module.