Musculoskeletal Anatomy (ANAT3008)

UNIT OF STUDY

The unit provides an opportunity for students to study the topographical and systems anatomy of the upper limb, lower limb and the back regions. Emphasis is placed upon the identification and description of structures and the correlation of structure with function. This includes for the upper limb, its role in manipulation, for the lower limb standing and walking and for the back flexible support and protection. Emphasis is also given to the innervation of the limbs. The unit also aims to develop the general skills of observation, description, drawing, writing and discussion as applying to biological structure.

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Classes

Two 1-hour lectures, two 2-hour practical classes per week.

Assessment

One 30 min prac exam (30%). One 90 min theory exam (70%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

ANAT2009. For BMedSc: either (BMED2402, BMED2403, BMED2405 and BMED2406) or (BMED2803, BMED2804, BMED2805 and BMED2806), Prerequisite: Assumed knowledge: A knowledge of the subject of anatomy, including practical class experience, and some knowledge of ba

Prerequisite: Assumed knowledge: A knowledge of the subject of anatomy, including practical class experience, and some knowledge of basic mammalian biology.

Prohibitions

ANAT3005

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