Introduction to Anatomy
Explore the complex structure of the human body and learn what fuels its functions and performance. Discover how muscles, bones and the nervous system work together to optimise the body’s strength and agility for survival.
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- 28 Nov 2022
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- apply relevant anatomical principles to describe the structure and function of selected body systems;
- apply relevant anatomical principles to integrate structure and function of body systems within an anatomical region;
- use appropriate skills to achieve significant outcomes in a human bioscience enquiry.
- Introduction to Subject, Anatomy and Enquiry
- Body Tissues and Layers
- Medical Imaging
- Skeletal System
- Skeletal Muscles and Movements
- Muscle Physiology
- Overview, Development and Function of the Central Nervous System
- Peripheral Nervous System
- Anatomy of the Autonomic Nervous System
- Special Senses
- Applied Anatomy - Clinical Applications
- The Back - Skeleton and Muscles
- Applied Anatomy - Disc Herniation and Muscle Strain
- Thoracic Cavity and Membranes
- Thoracic Organs and Vessels
- Abdominopelvic Cavity and Membranes
- Abdominopelvic Organs and Vessels
- Applied Anatomy - Pregnancy
In order to enrol in this subject, you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
- Other requirements - This subject is offered via Open Universities Australia, late enrolments are generally not permitted past the published close of application date for the study period. For students not enrolled in the prerequisite courses, you may be able to undertake these subjects with approval of your home course coordinator, please contact ASK La Trobe for assistance. Students who successfully complete two from the four open enrolment subjects (HBS101, DTN101, CHM101, PHE102) may apply under the Academic Eligibility category for admission to the restricted Bachelor of Food and Nutrition. You must be enrolled in the Bachelor of Food and Nutrition to be eligible to enrol in all other non-open access subjects offered in the degree.
In this subject, students will continue with the study of anatomy and physiology and apply the concepts of human structure and function introduced in HBS101, to the musculoskeletal and nervous systems. Anatomical principles and terminology will be applied to relevant body systems and the concept of integrated function of multiple systems in one body region will be introduced.
Please note: this subject was previously known as Human Biosciences B.
- 1500 word report (40%)
- 5 online tests equivalent to 250 - words each (1250 word equivalent total) (30%)
- One short answer assignment (equivalent to 1200 words) (30%)
Current study term: 29 May 22 to 28 Aug 22
Next study term: 27 Nov 22 to 26 Feb 23