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Area/Catalogue
HLTH 3019

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
011581

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)

Course aim

To expand upon the knowledge acquired in HLTH 2025 Biomechanics of Human Movement and conduct an advanced biomechanical analysis of human movement, which will include kinematics and kinetics.

Course content

The use of 3D motion analysis when analysing kinematics and synchronous analysis of kinetics (ground reaction forces and electromyography) in typical and pathological human movement. Designing human movement biomechanical analysis including video analysis, noise, sampling, system calibration, models, marker placement, measurement theory, electrode placement and relevant outputs.

Textbook(s)

Robertson G, Caldwell G, Hamill J, Kamen G, Whittlesey S 2014, Research methods in biomechanics , 2nd, Human Kinetics, Champaign, IL

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
HLTH 2025 Biomechanics of Human Movement

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Lecture 1 hour x 13 weeks
Practical 2 hours x 13 weeks
Computer Practical 1 hour x 13 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Quiz - 30% Ongoing
Report 1 2000 words 30% -
Report 2 - 40% 1500 word equivalent

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.1250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
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