Anatomy of the locomotor system and movement analysis

liepr1028  2018-2019  Louvain-la-Neuve

Anatomy of the locomotor system and movement analysis
7 credits
52.5 h + 7.5 h
Behets Wydemans Catherine coordinator; Louis Marc; Thonnard Jean-Louis;
Main themes
Main themes The main themes are: - the detailed description of the joints, their muscles and the corresponding nerves - the movement analysis of each joint : axes, ranges, facilitations and limitations.

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 The student will gain a space perception of the various components of the locomotor system as well as their nervous control. He or she will be able to consider the specific mobility of each anatomical region and to functionnally integrate all the components of the same movement.

The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
Content and teaching method - Anatomy of the locomotor system (bones, joints, muscles, peripheral nerves). - Movement analysis of each joint. - Analysis of postures and dynamic gesture. - Practical work : analysis of bones.
Other information
Prerequisite : Essentials of systematic and functional anatomy (IEPR1002) and Mechanics and biomechanics (IEPR1005). Evaluation : MCQ Support : notes, atlas, anatomical pieces, websites.
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Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Bachelor in Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation

Bachelor in Motor skills : General