Musculoskeletal Anatomy for Podiatry

Course code HUBS1108Units 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, thorax, abdomen, pelvis, 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 advanced anatomy.

Available in 2014

OurimbahSemester 1
Previously offered in 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007
ObjectivesAt the completion of this course students will have an understanding of the functional anatomy of the human musculoskeletal system including major nerve and vascular trunks:
1. Anatomical terminology and the skeleton
2. Upper limb musculature, joint structure, vasculature and innervation
3. Lower limb, musculature, joint structure, vasculature and innervation
4. Axial musculature
5. General anatomy of the thorax, abdomen and pelvis.
Content1. Anatomical Terminology
2. Skeleton - Overview
3. Bones - Overview
4. Joints and Muscles - Overview
5. Shoulder and Arm
6. Elbow, Forearm
7. Hand and Wrist
8. Upper Limb - Nerves & Vessels
9. Pelvis, pelvic wall and floor
10. Urinary and reproductive systems
11. Hip and Thigh
12. Knee
13. Leg, Ankle and Foot
14. Lower Limb - Nerves & Vessels
15. Vertebral Column and Thoracic Walls
16. Spinal muscles
17. Cardiovascular system and Lymphatic system
18. Respiratory system
19. Abdominal wall and digestive system
20. Central Nervous system
21. Spinal column
22. Head and Neck
Replacing Course(s)This is a new course for Podiatry
TransitionNot applicable
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeNo assumed knowledge
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Laboratory
Assessment Items
Examination: FormalWritten examination at the end of semester
Practical Anatomy examination at the end of semester.
Course Learning Objectives: 1-5

Students must perform to a satisfactory standard on the formal assessment in order to be able to pass the course overall.
Group/tutorial participation and contributionAttendance: As this course requires an understanding of anatomical structures, students will be required to achieve a satisfactory level of attendance at laboratory sessions.
Course Learning Objectives: 1-5
Other: (please specify)Minitests during semester.
Course Learning Objectives: 1-3
Quiz - On-lineWeekly formative quiz
Course Learning Objectives: 1-5
Contact HoursLaboratory: for 1 hour(s) per Week for 12 weeks
Lecture: for 3 hour(s) per Week for 12 weeks
Compulsory Components
Requisite by EnrolmentStudents must be enrolled in the Bachelor of Podiatry program or Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science
Timetables2014 Course Timetables for HUBS1108