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SPS1113 Sports Biomechanics and Functional Anatomy
Credit Points: 15
EBH1101 Human Anatomy
This unit introduces students to the major biomechanical factors that underpin human movement, with a special focus on locomotion, sports technique, and injury prevention. Additionally, each region of the body will be examined from a functional perspective in order to understand how movements are performed, how errors in function can lead to injury or damage and how movement optimisation can improve physical performance or minimise injury risk.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
M89Bachelor of Science (Exercise and Sports Science)
M90Bachelor of Science (Exercise Science and Rehabilitation)
Y56Bachelor of Science (Sports Science and Football)
MABUTSHealth and Physical Education Major
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2014 VET: 14/05/2014