Musculoskeletal Anatomy

Course code HUBS1105Units 10Level 1000Faculty of Health and MedicineSchool of Biomedical Sciences and Pharmacy

Provides an introduction to the functional anatomy of the human body with emphasis on the musculoskeletal system, peripheral vasculature and major nerve trunks. This course contributes to the broad biomedical science foundation required for health graduates. In addition, it provides a firm basis for later courses in organ-based anatomy.

Available in 2015

Callaghan CampusSemester 1
Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesOn successful completion of this course students will be able to :
1. Apply correct anatomical terminology when describing the musculoskeletal elements of the human body.
2. Identify and describe the bone and joint structure, musculature, vasculature and innervation of the upper limb.
3. Identify and describe the bone and joint structure, musculature, vasculature and innervation of the lower limb.
4. Identify and describe the bone and joint structure, musculature, vasculature and innervation of the head and torso.
5. Apply the knowledge gained in this course to describe functional anatomy of the human musculoskeletal system.
Content1. Anatomical Terminology
2. Bones - Overview
3. Skeleton - Overview
4. Joints and Muscles - Overview
5. Shoulder, Arm
6. Elbow, Forearm
7. Wrist, Hand
8. Upper Limb - Nerves & Vessels, surface anatomy
9. Hip, Thigh
10. Knee
11. Ankle and Foot
12. Lower Limb - Nerves & Vessels, surface anatomy
13. Gait
14. Thoracic, Abdominal and Pelvic Walls/Floor
15. Vertebral Column
16. Spinal Muscles, surface anatomy of the back
17. Neck
18. Skull and Face
19. Introduction to the central nervous system
20. Introduction to Biomechanics
Replacing Course(s)NA
TransitionNA
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeNo assumed knowledge
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Laboratory
Self Directed Learning
Assessment Items
Examination: ClassMid Semester theory examination
Course Learning Objective: 1,2,3
and
Practical Anatomy examination at the end of semester.
Course Learning Objective: 1,2,3,4,5
Examination: FormalWritten examination at the end of semester
Course Learning Objective: 1,2,3,4,5
Quiz - On-lineWeekly formative quiz
Course Learning Objective: 1,2,3,4,5
Contact HoursLecture: for 2 hour(s) per Week for 12 weeks
Lecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for 11 weeks
Laboratory: for 1.5 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for HUBS1105