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Type of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The course gives fundamental knowledge about the structure and function of the musculoskeletal system of the human being, palpation skills concerning the anatomical structures and skills to apply basic biomechanics in analysis of movement.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to - have knowledge about and be able to describe the structure and the function of the musculoskeletal system
- be able to identify and name bones, joints and muscles in Swedish and Latin
-by palpating identify the anatomical structures

Course contents

Anatomy of the musculoskeletal system
Palpation of anatomic structures

Previous course names

2008 Anatomy, physiology and Biomechanics

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Exams (written-, oral-, home-)
  • Demonstrations and proficiency exams


Kukkonen Göta


Kukkonen Göta

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

The timetable of the course

Se tidtabell i ARBS

Assessment methods

  • 2012-12-19 - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Demonstrations and presentations

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