CLINICAL BIOMECHANICS OF MOVEMENT

SPE1CBM

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you will be introduced to the mechanical principles used to describe and quantify human movement. You will explore the mechanics of human movement with an emphasis on gait in health and disease.

SchoolAllied Health, Human Services & Sport

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorBenjamin Mentiplay

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesYou will participate in lectures, tutorials and workshops and written exams, team reports and tests to achieve the subject intended learning outcomes.

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted in one of HHPRO, HHP, HHPB or require the Subject Coordinator's approval

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsHBS3NPM OR SPE3MIP OR EXS2ESB OR SPE2BMA OR HBS2PBM OR EXS3AEB

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsStudents admitted in the Bachelor of Prosthetics and Orthotics (Hons) HHPRO and Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Hons) HHP, HHPB will be given priority to meet the requirements of their course. Other students who wish to enrol in this subject must gain permission from the Subject Coordinator.

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Learning resources

Biomechanics and Motor Control of Human Movement

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorD.A. Winter

Year2009

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherJOHN WILEY & SONS

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Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Whittle's Gait Analysis

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorD. Levine, J. Richards & M.W.Whittle

Year2012

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherCHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE

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Chapter/issueN/A

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Source locationN/A

The Comprehensive Textbook of Clinical Biomechanics

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorJ. Richards

Year2018

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherELSEVIER

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Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Identify and describe factors that contribute to efficient human movement.
02. Apply biomechanical principles that demonstrate understanding of the internal and external forces associated with human movement.
03. Analyse normal gait patterns using appropriate terminology with understanding of the changes associated with pathology.
04. Perform basic clinical measurements to quantify and analyse human movement.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMarcos De Noronha

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 30 - 42
Two 1.00 hour lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.

TutorialWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 hour tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShopWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Two hour written exam (2,000 words equiv)

N/ACentral examIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Enquiry team report (750 words equiv per student)Students work in groups of 3 approx. 750words per student (2,250 words in total)

N/AReportGroupNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

3 x 20 minute formative tests (1,000-words equiv)Each quiz is completed online, with questions related to the lecture content

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBenjamin Mentiplay

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 30 - 42
Two 1.00 hour lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.

TutorialWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 hour tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShopWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Two hour written exam (2,000 words equiv)

N/ACentral examIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Enquiry team report (750 words equiv per student)Students work in groups of 3 approx. 750words per student (2,250 words in total)

N/AReportGroupNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

3 x 20 minute formative tests (1,000-words equiv)Each quiz is completed online, with questions related to the lecture content

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3