Course Catalog » Rehabilitation Science 205

Subject: Rehabilitation Science
Course Number: 205
Course Title: Biomechanics of Human Motion
Units: 2
School: Graduate Division
Department: Rehabilitation Science Program

Course Description: This course introduces students to the concepts of mechanics as they apply to human motion. The primary areas of study include anthropometry, kinematics, kinetics, muscle function, and muscle modeling, placing emphasis on the biomechanics of locomotion using the inverse dynamics approach for calculating moments of force and joint power.
Prerequisites: REHAB SCI 201
Restrictions: Limited to Rehabilitation Science students
Activities: Direct - Lecture, Direct - Project, Student - Lecture

Instructor of Record: R. Souza
May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No

Quarter(s) Offered: Fall
Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
Graduate Division course: Yes
Is this a web-based online course? No
Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? Yes
Repeat course for credit? No