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Area/Catalogue
REHB 2036

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
101101

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Health Sciences

Course aim

Students will learn to apply biomechanical paradigms to anatomical knowledge, guided by statistics and evidence from literature, in preparation to perform basic biomechanical examinations.

Course content

Revision of statistical concepts as they relate to articles and experiments, sagittal, transverse and frontal plane motions of the foot and leg, joint axes of the foot and ankle, ground reaction forces and their impact on the body;  review of leg and foot anatomy; muscle activity, pressure distribution under the foot and breakdown of the gait cycle. Soft tissue and joint changes including development of hammer toe and Hallux Abducto Valgus.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
REHB 2034 Podiatry Clinical Studies 200

Corequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
REHB 2037 Podiatry Practice 201

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Lecture 2 hours x 13 weeks
Tutorial 1 hour x 13 weeks
Practical 3 hours 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
Presentation 500 words 10% 10 mins
Tests (Ongoing) 3000 words 60% -
Portfolio 1500 words 30% -

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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