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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- 01 Jun 2020
- 30 Nov 2020
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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:
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This subject is offered via Open Universities Australia. La Trobe University students can undertake this subject as part of a cross institutional enrolment under certain circumstances, and must seek approval from the Bachelor of Food and Nutrition course coordinator for eligibility. Due to the nature of the subject content and online delivery, enrolments are generally not permitted past the published OUA enrolment date for the study period.
Required e-Book for this subject
Human anatomy and physiology. Global Edition. VitalSource E Text (10e) recommended. (prescribed).
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Please note: this subject was previously known as Human Biosciences B.
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.
- 500 word report (20%)
- 1000 word equivalent quiz (20%)
- 5x 250 word equivalent online tests (40%)
- Short answer assignment (1250 words equivalent) (20%)
Textbook information is pending.