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A34614 Sports Injury Anatomy
(Last Updated:06 September 2017)

Year  17/18

Total Credits: 20

Level: Level 4

Target Students:  MSc/PGDip Sports and Exercise Medicine and MSc Applied Sport and Exercise Medicine students

Taught Semesters:

Autumn Assessed by end of Designated Period 

Prerequisites: None.

Corequisites:  None.

Summary of Content:  This module comprises a range of teaching and learning:

The dissection room sessions will include seven sessions:
(1) the knee;
(2) lower leg, ankle and foot;
(3) hip, groin and pelvis;
(4) upper limb and shoulder;
(5) elbow, forearm, wrist and hand;
(6) back and neck;
(7) formative OSCE assessment, plus
(8) a revision session.

These sessions will concentrate on the anatomy of the body regions inclusive of osteology, myology, neurology and other relevant structures where required. A practical element will be provided to this module in the form of surface anatomy orientation.

The radiology sessions will include seven one-hour sessions. The first session will discuss the principals of imaging. The remaining six sessions will follow the same format of body regions as the dissection room sessions.

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    Further Activity Details:

    20 minutes introductory lecture
    6 x 2.5 hour dissection room teaching sessions
    7 x 1 hour radiology sessions
    1 x 3 hour formative assessment
    1 x 4 hour formative feedback session
    1 x 2.5 hour dissection room revision
    Directed private study ~ 168 hours

    Method of Assessment: 

    Inclass Exam 1 (Practical) 100 2.7 hours - An objective structured clinical examination (OSCE) 

    Dr D Cooper

    Education Aims:  The overall aim of this module is to integrate the knowledge, skills and techniques required for the effective application of anatomy into the applied assessment of sports injuries.

    Anatomy sessions:

    Radiology sessions:

    Learning Outcomes:  Knowledge and Understanding:


    Offering School:  Medicine

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