ADVANCES IN HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY

HBS3AHP

2017

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject will provide students with an advanced studyof cutting-edge developments in musculoskeletal and cardiovascular physiologyand physiological techniques.This subject will draw most of its information from current research literature in the main and emerging fields of muscle, tendon, bone and cardiovascular research. This subject will also explore theuse of statistical techniques to answer questions posed by research scientists.Emphasis will be placed on the use of appropriate statistical software tointerpret and present statistical data.

SchoolSchool of Life Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorTom Samiric

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites (HBS2PTA or HBS202) and (HBS2PTB or HBS204) and (HBS2PPA or HBS2PPB)

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects HBS3APA and HBS3APB

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Students must be enrolled by the end of the first week of semester; no new enrolments can be processed from the beginning of the second week of semester.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Explain the molecular and cellular mechanisms of musculoskeletal and cardiovascular diseases

Activities:
Lectures, practical activities, online material
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Discuss recent advances in biomedical, bioengineering and molecular research related to musculoskeletal and cardiovascular diseases

Activities:
Lectures, practical activities, online material
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Demonstrate learning of technical skills and the use of equipment used in current research in the discipline

Activities:
Practical activiites
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

04. Identify and apply appropriate methods of statistical analysis to data in the physiology discipline and use statistical software to implement these methods

Activities:
Practical activities, online material
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

05. Work effectively, responsibly and safely in an individual and team context

Activities:
Practical activities, blended lectures, online material
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2017, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTom Samiric

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
Two 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Practical Week: 10 - 12
One 2.0 hours practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 12 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Practical sessions are for developing technical skills, consolidation of content delivered and module exams in Wks 16 and 22"

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"Online content delivery prior to workshop"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One Critical Analysis Report (750 word equivalent)15 01, 02, 05
One Oral Presentation (750 word equivalent)15 01, 04, 05
Seven Laboratory Quizzes (1000 word equivalent)20 01, 03, 04, 05
Two MCQ Tests (2000 word equivalent)50 01, 02, 04