University of Technology Sydney

92521 Functional Anatomy

6cp; To comply with health advice from NSW Health, the planned delivery of this subject for Spring 2021 has been adjusted. Activities planned for campus in the first 4 weeks of session are being moved online. Activities for the remainder of the session will be scheduled on campus only if the public health situation permits face-to-face learning in available teaching spaces. Please log into Canvas and monitor your UTS email for the latest advice concerning subject delivery and assessment information.
Requisite(s): 92511 Structural Anatomy AND ( 24 credit points of completed study in spk(s): STM91460 96cp Health Science Core OR 24 credit points of completed study in spk(s): STM91103 Core subjects (Health Science) )
These requisites may not apply to students in certain courses.
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.


In this subject, students extend their foundational knowledge of structural anatomy and apply neuromechanical concepts to the analysis of human motion. These concepts are also used to improve understanding of muscle coordination and function, postural control and stability and factors that contribute to musculoskeletal injury. Practical components involve developing foundational skills that are further developed in a range of biomechanics, motor control and exercise prescription subjects.

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Spring session, Moore Park precinct

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