Applied Anatomy and Biomechanics

PHYSCI X 452
Designed for fitness instructors, this course covers musculoskeletal anatomy and the application of basic biomechanical principles to the moving body.
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Classroom
Starting at $695.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0 Credits

What you can learn.

  • Analyze a movement and identify poor mechanics that contribute to injury
  • Design exercises for particular muscle groups
  • Advise on the safe and effective use of exercise equipment

About this course:

This course provides fitness instructors with an understanding of musculoskeletal anatomy and the application of basic biomechanical principles to the moving body. This application allows fitness instructors to analyze a movement and identify poor mechanics that could contribute to injury, design exercises for particular muscle groups, and more safely and effectively advise on the use of exercise equipment.
Suggested Prerequisites

It is advisable that you complete the following (or equivalent) since they are prerequisites for Applied Anatomy and Biomechanics.

A basic course in anatomy and physiology.

Fall 2018 Schedule

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Enrollment Closed
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Monday, Thursday 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Location: UCLA
Instructor: Renae Jackson
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Fee:
$695.00
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Notes

No meeting November 12, 2018. Make-up session: November 8, 2018.

Required course in Fitness Instruction Certificate.

Enrollment limited to 25 students. Visitors not permitted. Enrollment deadline October 1, 2018. No refund after October 8, 2018. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 8, 2018
Course Requirements
(Optional) Book: Strength Training Anatomy, 3rd Edition by Frederic Delavier
(Optional) Book: Netter's Anatomy Flash Cards (Netter Basic Science) by John T. Hansen
Schedule
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Lecture
Mon Sep 24, 2018
6:00PM - 9:00PM
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Lecture
Mon Oct 1, 2018
6:00PM - 9:00PM
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Boelter Hall 5272
Lecture
Mon Oct 8, 2018
6:00PM - 9:00PM
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Boelter Hall 5272
Lecture
Mon Oct 15, 2018
6:00PM - 9:00PM
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Boelter Hall 5272
Lecture
Mon Oct 22, 2018
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA
Boelter Hall 5272
Lecture
Mon Oct 29, 2018
6:00PM - 9:00PM
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Boelter Hall 5272
Lecture
Thu Nov 1, 2018
6:00PM - 9:00PM
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Boelter Hall 5272
Lecture
Mon Nov 5, 2018
6:00PM - 9:00PM
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Boelter Hall 5272
Lecture
Mon Nov 12, 2018
6:00PM - 9:00PM
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Boelter Hall 5272
Lecture
Mon Nov 19, 2018
6:00PM - 9:00PM
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Boelter Hall 5272
Lecture
Mon Nov 26, 2018
6:00PM - 9:00PM
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Boelter Hall 5272
Lecture
Mon Dec 3, 2018
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA
Boelter Hall 5272

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