Module Overview

Clinical Human Anatomy

Students will further their understanding of functional human anatomy within a clincial perspective. Specific attention towards the principal mechanical and neurological determinants of movement.

Module Code

BIOM H2004

ECTS Credits


*Curricular information is subject to change

Fundamentals of Contemporary Biomechanics

Co-ordinate systems; equilibrium concepts ; free body diagrams ; (applied to human body)principals of kinetics used to develop static and dynamic descriptions of human motion

Kinematic chain systems & functional anatomy

Clinical Anthropometrics, muscle kinesiology , joint configurations , analysis of forces at a skeletal joint for various static and dynamic human actions

Clinical aspects of musculo-skeletal training and Human Movement

Clinical instrumented 2 D gait analyses. Introduction to computational kinematics and inverse dynamics.Motion capture technology,Jump performance analysis. Leveraging and load metrics in strength and conditioning.Mobile applications.

Performance and motor control

Evidence based understanding of how various pathologies impact movement and how interventions can be implemented to aid those effected by movement disorders

Current research apprasial

Influence of wearable technology on metrics around human movement, efficacy ,accuracy and future perspectives

Formal lectures, workshops with clinical case studies, problem based learning, group work, self directed learning,  technology enhanced learning

Module Content & Assessment
Assessment Breakdown %
Formal Examination50
Other Assessment(s)50