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HSE102 - Functional Human Anatomy

Unit details

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Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)^ with significant campus requirements.

Waurn Ponds (Geelong) enrolment is now full; students should email if they wish to enrol into this unit offering.

Trimester 3: Cloud (online)^ with significant campus requirements

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:

Only available to students enrolled in H343, H355, D394, E377, M320, S302, S323, H300 OR H300CR, H300DA, H300WE, H315, D368, D391 students completing the Exercise Science major sequence (MJ-H000016) or minor sequence (MN-H000016).

Other students who would like to enrol in this unit must submit their request to Enrolment quotas apply.

Unit chair:

Trimester 2: Jason Bonacci

Trimester 3: Simon Feros

Campus contact:

Trimester 2: Waurn Ponds (Geelong): Simon Feros, Burwood (Melbourne): Luana Main

Trimester 3: Cloud (online): Simon Feros




Must be enrolled in or have previously successfully completed HSE010

Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Trimester 2 Campus: 2 hours of classes per week, 5 x 2 hour seminars per trimester, 4 x 2 hour laboratory classes and a laboratory examination in week 11.

Trimester 2 and Trimester 3 ^Cloud (online): 22 x 1 hour classes (recordings provided) and 2 days of practical work at Burwood (Melbourne), scheduled on a weekends during trimester. Trimester 2 on 23 and 24 September 2017 and in Trimester 3 on 27 and 28 January 2018.


^Trimester 3 students enrol as Cloud (online); however there are significant campus requirements


This unit is designed to provide students with a comprehensive overview of the structure and function of the musculoskeletal system and how it relates to normal and abnormal human movement. A detailed analysis of the functional anatomy of the skeletal, articular, neural and muscular systems is explored. Additional areas explored will be the role that the musculoskeletal system plays in static and dynamic posture and movement control.


Assessment task 1: Practical class worksheets (4 x 5%) 20%

Assessment task 2: Seminar class pop quizzes (4 x 5%) 20%

Assessment task 3: Practical examination (20 minutes) 30%

Assessment task 4: Final examination (1.5 hours) 30%

Prescribed texts

Floyd, RT. 2015, Manual of Structural Kinesiology, 19th Ed, McGraw Hill, New York, USA

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