BM1004 - Anatomy: Structure and Movement
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Public Health, Medical & Vet Sciences
This subject details the organisation, structure and function of the human body with
an emphasis on the role of the nervous and endocrine systems on control, regulation
and movement. Anatomy and physiology, including of bones, joints and muscles, will
be studied to understand movement and how it is controlled and regulated by the central
and peripheral nervous systems. Topics will include bone growth and repair, muscle
contraction and the nerve-muscle interface, as well as the role of neurons in communication.
The endocrine system will be studied with a focus on its role in growth and reproduction.
- explain the structure and function of bones, joints and muscles of the musculoskeletal
- describe and identify the major structures and functions of the nervous system;
- describe and identify the major structures and functions of the endocrine system;
- describe how the nervous and endocrine systems coordinate and work together to bring
- end of semester exam (40%)
- quizzes or tests (30%)
- practical exam (30%).
Study Period 2
|Census Date 27-Aug-2020
||Assoc. Professor Kate Domett
||Assoc. Professor Kate Domett, Dr Helma Antony, Dr Prisca Noble.
The student workload for this
credit point subject is approximately
- 39 hours lectures
- 39 hours practicals
- assessment and self-directed study
An enrolment quota applies to this offering.
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