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Human anatomy 1: Musculo-skeletal system (6 points)


Leader: Associate Professor Jeffrey Kerr

Clayton First semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: Basic organisation of the human body emphasizing functional anatomy of the limbs studied by dissection. Anatomical and medical terminology, and the concepts of integrated musculoskeletal systems are explained together with the function of joints, and the stability, mobility, and precise coordination of limb function unique to man. Topics include biomechanics, disabilites caused by injuries/disease, fractures, living, applied and clinical anatomy, medical imaging (CT, MRI, radiology), motor and sensory nervous systems, and surface anatomy of arteries, veins, muscles, bone and tendons.

Assessment: Continuous practical assessment: 20% + Essay assignment: 20% + Semester practical test: 20% + Examination: 40%

Contact Hours: Three 1-hour lectures and one 3-hour laboratory per week

Prerequisites: 24 points of first-year level units

Corequisites: ANT2321 (highly recommended)

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