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Foundation Sciences for Physiotherapy B - PHTY801

This is the second of two units which will examine of the application of foundation sciences underpinning physiotherapy research and practice. Building on students’ pre-requisite and assumed knowledge, the main focus of this unit will be on movement science, with emphasis on understanding the biomechanical and anatomical characteristics of performance of everyday activities in healthy persons and those with musculoskeletal, neurological and cardiorespiratory conditions. Motor development, learning and performance will also be examined and students will acquire skills in clinical observation and measurement of human performance and strategies to promote skill acquisition across the lifespan.

Credit Points: 4
When Offered:

S2 Day - Session 2, North Ryde, Day

Staff Contact(s): Dr Kate Scrivener

Admission to DPT  Prerequisite Information


Unit Designation(s):
Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Health Professions

Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

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