BIOMECHANICS AND MOVEMENT ANALYSIS
Credit points: 15
In this subject, you will be introduced to the biomechanical principles of human movement. You will explore how biomechanical principles relate to the analysis of movement in a range of contexts, with an emphasis on sporting technique and performance enhancement. The application of these principles to sport, exercise and health will also be covered. Practical classes will reinforce knowledge and assist you in developing practical skills in movement analysis, with an appreciation for the requirements for, and justification of, movement-based analysis. You will need to demonstrate skill in conducting and interpreting biomechanical measurements. At the end of this subject and through the integration of applied knowledge and practical skills, you will be expected to describe, measure, analyse and evaluate the mechanical principles underlying human movement.
SchoolAllied Heath, Human Services & Sport
Subject Co-ordinatorKaren Mickle
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG
Available as ElectiveNo
Prerequisites Must be admitted in HBSES; AND must have passed HBS1HBB; or admitted in EBEDS All other students require subject coordinator's approval
Incompatible subjectsEXS2ESB AND SPE1CBM
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
Biomechanical Basis of Human Movement
AuthorHamill, Knutzen, and Derrick
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
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Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Blended
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKaren Mickle
Laboratory ClassWeek: 10 - 21
One 2.00 h laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 21 and delivered via face-to-face.
LectureWeek: 10 - 21
One 1.50 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 21 and delivered via face-to-face.
Asynchronous online delivery
WorkShopWeek: 11 - 22
One 1.00 h workshop every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
2 x 30 minute Quizzes (1000 words equivalent)
Two 30-min multiple choice quizzes.
One group laboratory report (1000 words equivalent)
Students submit assessment in two parts.
|Report||Group||No||30||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4|
One 2-hour final examination (2000 words equivalent)
Multiple choice and short answers and calculations.
|Central exam||Individual||No||40||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4|