Programme/Approved Electives for 2023/24
Available as a Free Standing Elective
The Anatomy, Physiology and Movement Science - Musculoskeletal (MSK) module introduces students to the normal anatomy and physiology of the human musculoskeletal and other body systems and provides a basic introduction to movement science. The module offers the student the opportunity to gain underpinning anatomy, physiology and movement science knowledge.
To introduce the normal anatomy and physiology of the human body, focusing on the musculoskeletal system. To provide a basic introduction to movement science in the healthy adult (musculoskeletal).To introduce terminology associated with movement science (musculoskeletal).
Intended Learning Outcomes
describe the anatomy and physiology of the human musculoskeletal system: 1,2explain the relevance and role of physiological measurements in the musculoskeletal and other body systems: 2describe, in outline the anatomy and function of other body systems e.g. the digestive, immune and endocrine systems: 1,2recognise and begin to analyse normal anatomical presentation and physiological function in the musculoskeletal system utilising the principles of movement science: 1,2
40 tutor led hours which may include lectures, practical classes and workshops, seminars, tutorials and two hours of assessment preparation classes etc.110 hours of independent study.
1: Exam weighted 40%
Description of Module Assessment
1 Hour Multiple Choice QuestionsA 1 hour examination.
Up to thirty questions.
Tests knowledge of anatomy and physiology of the musculoskeletal and other body systems (excluding the neurological, cardiovascular and respiratory systems) and related aspects of movement science.2: Oral Exam weighted 60%
A 10 minute oral examinationAn oral examination of 10 minutes.
The knowledge and understanding of anatomy and physiology of the musculoskeletal system will be explored.