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HSE102 - Functional Human Anatomy

Unit details

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Year2014 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)^

Trimester 3: Cloud (online)^

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 H300D, H315, D391 students completing the Exercise Science major sequence (MJ-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: Amelia Carr

Campus contact:

Burwood (Melbourne): A Carr


Must be enrolled in or have previously successfully completed HSE010

Contact hours:

Campus students:
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.
^Cloud (online) students:
2 consecutive days of laboratory work scheduled during trimester, to be undertaken at Waurn Ponds (Geelong) in Trimester 2, or Burwood (Melbourne) in Trimester 3.


You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.


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.


Practical class worksheets (4 x 5%) 20%, online quizzes (2 x 20 minutes) 10%, practical examination (20 minutes) 30%, final examination (1.5 hours) 40%

Prescribed texts

Floyd, RT. 2012, Manual of Structural Kinesiology, 18th Ed, McGraw Hill, New York, USA

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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