Anatomy and Physiology for Rehabilitation Science 1 (NHPBM1031)

This course is taught as an interdisciplinary course, providing a firm grounding in the knowledge and skills required for optimal collaboration within interdisciplinary teams This course will introduce the principles of human body structure and function as relevant for students of Physiotherapy. This includes an introduction to cells and tissues, the relationships of bone muscle and joints, imaging, basic human biology, the nervous system and balance. A detailed study of gross anatomical structure and functional anatomy of the hip, thigh, knee, leg, ankle and foot will also be undertaken. An integrated understanding of the human body will be achieved with practical sessions, including the study of digital human cadaveric material and functional and clinical case-studies to facilitate the integration of material and the correlation of structure to function.

Credit points 15
EFTSL 0.125
Contribution band 2
For students entolled in Commonwealth Supported Place CSP), each course falls into one of three bands. The band determines the student contributuon amount (SCA) which is charged for each course. The maximum student contribution amounts are based on a standard, full-time enrolment (120 credit points per year) with courses in the same band.