Course level

Undergraduate

Faculty

Health & Behavioural Sciences

School

Human Movement & Nutrition Sci

Units

2

Duration

One Semester

Delivery mode

Internal

Class contact

2 Lecture hours, 3 Practical or Laboratory hours

Incompatible

HMST7733; HMST3733

Recommended prerequisite

Assessment methods

Laboratories 3 x 10%, In Class Quiz 30%, Final Exam 40%

Course coordinator

Professor Stephan Riek

Current course offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 2, 2019 St Lucia Internal Course Profile

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Course description

Students will be introduced to advanced concepts in biomechanics and motor control (neuromechanics). Issues concerning i) muscle, tendon and muscle architecture, ii) motion analysis, iii) reflex pathways and excitability, iv) postural control and v) neural plasticity and motor learning will be covered in three modules. Lectures, demonstrations, laboratory sessions and prescribed readings will be used to facilitate learning within the course.

Archived offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 2, 2020 St Lucia Internal Profile unavailable
Semester 2, 2018 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2017 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2016 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2015 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2014 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2013 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2012 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2011 St Lucia Internal Course Profile