Biomechanical and Sensorimotor Strategies (OCCP5208)

UNIT OF STUDY

Students will develop knowledge and skills required to provide occupational therapy for people whose occupational performance is compromised by biomechanical and sensory motor impairments. A variety of theoretical perspectives used to guide practice will be covered. Students will learn how to evaluate performance, design occupation-embedded therapy programs, clearly articulate the theoretical and evidence-based rationale for their programs, and select methods to evaluate outcomes from therapy.

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Further unit of study information

Classes

1x2hr lecture/week, 1x2hr practicum/week

Assessment

Viva and portfolio (50%), case report (50%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

Musculo-skeletal anatomy knowledge

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.