Last modified: 25 May 2018 11:16
|Session||Second Sub Session||Credit Points||30 credits (15 ECTS credits)|
In the course skeletal and heart muscle are reviewed together with diseases/injuries of these organs and the use of exercise as a treatment. Anatomical prosections are used to illustrate musculoskeletal anatomy and their association with sports injuries. Mechanisms of sarcopenia, type 2 diabetes, and heart disease are discussed together with the detailed mechanisms that explain the success of exercise interventions in the treatment of these diseases. Undergraduates attend and observe exercise therapy classes relating theory and practice.
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
1st Attempt: 1 three-hour essay examination (70%) and in-course assessment (30%). Continuous assessment comprises: anatomy tests and a problem solving exercise. Resit: 1 three-hour essay examination (70%) and previous continuous assessment (30%).
There are no assessments for this course.