This unit extends knowledge related to musculoskeletal anatomy and physiology, and neuroscience. Students apply bioscientific understandings, neuroanatomy and motor development to pathological and clinical conditions to examine the use of pain science and movement analysis in exercise science. Students will situate bioscientific learnings with the broader concern for promoting health, preventing injury and improving people’s quality of life.
|Unit name||Applied Anatomy and Neurosciences|
|College/School||College of Health and Medicine
School of Health Sciences
|Coordinator||Doctor Elizabeth Pressick|
|Available as an elective?||Yes|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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- Demonstrate a knowledge of the relationship between musculoskeletal structure, neurological system structures and functional movement under normal and pathological conditions.
- Apply knowledge of the integration between the musculoskeletal and neurological systems and how this influences movement and function.
- Describe the effect of pathological neurological conditions on quality of movement and functional ability.
- Demonstrate highly developed verbal and written communication skills through participation in tutorial workshops and submission of written assignments.
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PrerequisitesCXA203 and (CZZ102 or CXA173 or CXA273)
2-hrs per week independent learning (13 weeks)
2-hr workshop (5 weeks)
2-hr tutorial weekly.
|Assessment||Oral Presentation (10%)|Case Study (20%)|Short answer tests (30%)|Examination (40%)|
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Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
Crossman A.R. and Neary, D., 2016. Neuroanatomy, 6th Edition, Churchill Livingstone, London, UK. Available as e book (5th edition 2014 on Reserve in Library)
Muscolino, J.E., 2006. Kinesiology, the Skeletal System and Muscle Function, Mosby, St Louis MO. (Reserve in Library)
Doidge, Norman, The Brain that Changes Itself : Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science (available for loan as e-book from utas library)
Young, P.A., Young, P.H. and Tolbert, D.L. 2008. Basic Clinical Neuroscience, 2nd Edition, Lippinkott, Williams and Wilkins, Baltimore, MA. (Reserve in Library)
E – (electronic) resources Anatomy and Physiology revealed, McGraw Hill
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