This unit will highlight the relevance of functional and clinical anatomy to health and healing will be highlighted through a detailed study of the mechanics and muscles affecting the movement of joints in the body. This information will be presented and highlighted to students through the study of a number of different areas including kinesiology, biomechanics, gait analysis, posture, massage, muscle testing, exercise, stretching, basic soft tissue techniques, and awareness through movement and posture. There will be a particular emphasis on muscle testing and surface anatomy.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):