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Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course in Anatomy and physiology is to
create understanding of the structure of the human body and the
healthy body functions.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to:
related to the course in Anatomy and physiology 4p
- describe the structure of the human body and name the organs
in Swedish and with scientific names

- understand and describe the functions of the organ systems,
like the musculosceletal system, the circulatory system,
the respiratory system, the endocrine system, the nervous
system and the sensory organs and be able to describe the
functions of the digestive system, the urinary system and the
reproductive systems


Course contents

Anatomy and Physiology:
The structure and function of the healthy human body.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Not needed

Previous course names

Anatomy and Physiology, 5p, 2008.

Additional information

Anatomy Work shops are not mandatory.

Recommended or required reading

Sand et al. 2007. Människokroppen Fysiologi och anatomi. Liber.
Stockholm. ISBN 978-91-47-0835-7.

Trew,M and Everet,T (2005): Human movement. Fifth edition.
,Elsevier,Churchill Livingstone.

Study activities

  • Lectures - 45 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 15 hours
  • Individual studies - 53 hours
  • Study circles - 20 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 133 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

Exams (written-, oral-, home-)

Assessment requirements

Accepted examination in Anatomy and Physiology 4p
Accepted written assignment and accepted practical exam in
biomechanics 1p


  • Kukkonen Göta
  • Tillman Ilse
  • Vaappo Marko


Tillman Ilse

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Assessment methods

2013-10-21 - Exams

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