Biomechanical & 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.