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.
Availability2021 Course Timetables
- Semester 1 - 2021
On successful completion of the course students will be able to:
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.
- Anatomical Terminology
- Skeleton - Overview
- Bones - Overview
- Joints and Muscles - Overview
- Shoulder and Arm
- Elbow, Forearm
- Hand and Wrist
- Upper Limb - Nerves & Vessels
- Pelvis, pelvic wall and floor
- Urinary and reproductive systems
- Hip and Thigh
- Leg, Ankle and Foot
- Lower Limb - Nerves & Vessels
- Vertebral Column and Thoracic Walls
- Axial Musculature
- Cardiovascular system
- Respiratory system
- Abdominal wall and digestive system
- Neuroanatomy: brain, spinal cord and peripheral nerves
- Head and Neck
This course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Podiatry or Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science programs.
In Term Test: Mid semester test x2
In Term Test: Practical Anatomy Examination
Quiz: Online Quiz
Formal Examination: Final Examination *
* This assessment has a compulsory requirement.
In order to pass this course, each student must complete ALL of the following compulsory requirements:
Course Assessment Requirements:
- Formal Examination: Attempt / Submission Requirement - Students must attempt/submit this assessment item to pass the course.
Face to Face On Campus 3 hour(s) per Week for 12 Weeks
includes in term exams
Face to Face On Campus 14 hour(s) per Term Full Term
1hr per week for 12 weeks and a 2hr Callaghan Anatomy lab session for 1 week.
The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.