HSE329 - Advanced Anatomy for Exercise Scientists


2023 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:

This unit is only available to students enrolled in H343 Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science and H353 Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science - Advanced (Honours).


HBS109, HSE102, HSE103

Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

2 x 1 hour online learning modules/activities each week
6 x 2 hour seminars throughout the trimester
3 x 2 hour case study assessments (Weeks 6, 8 and 10) and
Practical examination in Week 11.


This unit provides students with an advanced understanding of musculoskeletal anatomy in relation to exercise. A key focus of the unit will be on the application of musculoskeletal and neurological anatomy to exercise prescription. A detailed analysis of the anatomical, biomechanical and neuromuscular basis of strength based exercise will be explored. The application of anatomical knowledge will be analysed in the context of sport, pathology and injury.