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Area/Catalogue
REHB 3046

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
101104

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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 owner

Course owner
School of Health Sciences

Course aim

Synthesise theoretical paradigms of foot function and related proximal structures and demonstrate these safely in practice settings.

Course content

Pathology and pathomechanics of disorders of the foot and lower limb, including malalignments of structural and functional nature. Examination techniques.Sagittal plane disturbances. Affects of leg length discrepancies on gait and posture. Anatomy of and influence of and from proximal joints of the lower limb and back. Investigation and exploration of alternative paradigms of podiatric biomechanics.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
REHB 2036 Podiatry Clinical Studies 201
REHB 2037 Podiatry Practice 201

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Lecture 3 hours x 13 weeks
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
Tests (Continuous) 1500 words 50% -
Essay 2000 words 20% -
Presentation 1000 words 10% -
Practical Assessment Ongoing 20% -

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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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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