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This unit introduces students to: biomechanical concepts and terminology associated with kinetics and kinematics; human motion and ways to measure it in biomechanical research; forces applied to humans and equipment during sport and exercise; and some biomechanical analysis techniques.
- Study level:Undergraduate
- Credit points ?12
- Unit codeAHE1202
On successful completion of this unit, students are expected to be able to:
Explain biomechanical concepts and terminology;
Describe human motion and discuss ways to measure it;
Explain the forces that are applied to humans and equipment during sport and exercise;
Apply the basic concepts underpinning biomechanical analysis techniques in a prescribed situation;
Independently select and apply the appropriate skills of biomechanics to measure and analyse techniques.
|Exercise||Short answer questions||20%|
|Test||Short answer questions||30%|
Total effective word limit 3000 words.
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Courses this unit belongs to
- Bachelor of Sport Science (Human Movement)
- Bachelor of Sport Science (Exercise Science)
- Bachelor of Exercise Science (Clinical Practice)
- Bachelor of Engineering Science (Sports Engineering)
- Bachelor of Science (Biomedical and Exercise Science)
- Bachelor of Exercise Science (Sport Practice)
- Bachelor of Sport Science (Human Movement) / Bachelor of Psychological Studies
- Bachelor of Sport Science (Human Movement) / Bachelor of Sport Management