Applied Anatomy and Physiology (EDUH2020)


The purpose of this unit is to raise students' awareness of anatomy and physiology as one of the biophysical foundations of human movement and health education. This unit of study will focus on studying the structure and function of a human body as well as applying this knowledge to a variety of situations related to human movement and health education. This unit aims to establish how the systems of the body influence and respond to movement, the body's energy systems and how training produces adaptations and affects performance.

Our courses that offer this unit of study

Further unit of study information


1x1-hr lecture/wk for 12 wks, 1x2-hr tutorial/wk for 12 wks


quizzes (4x5%) and lab book (20%), 25min teaching presentation (20%) and 90min exam (40%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules


24 credit points of units

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.