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RH2001 - Movement Analysis for Rehabilitation

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: Sch Public Health,Trop Medicine&Rehabilitation Sc (pre 2015)

This subject is designed to enable students to analyse movement, focusing on the anatomical and biomechanical interactions within the musculo-skeletal system.

Learning Outcomes

  • demonstrate an understanding of motor control for movement;
  • demonstrate an ability to analyse various movement patterns on the basis of musculoskeletal involvement and related mechanical principles;
  • demonstrate an ability to analyse injury mechanisms associated with particular types of tissue injury;
  • demonstrate an ability to analyse static and dynamic posture;
  • demonstrate an ability to perform basic analysis of gait.
Prerequisites: BM1031 and BM1032


Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coord/Lect: Mrs Louise Myles.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 26 hours practicals
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); other exams (30%); quizzes or tests (20%).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.