Designed to help students gain an in depth understanding of the musculoskeletal and neuromuscular systems. Muscle origins, insertions, and actions will be covered to help students develop foundational understanding of muscle function and joint movement. Muscle groups and their functional relationships will be presented with application to simple mechanical principles for the purposes of analyzing joint and full-body motion as it pertains to human movement in sports, exercise, and activities of daily living. Special emphasis will be placed on posture, gait, and movement screening, with the goal being to help students identify incorrect posture and movement patterns and the possible reasons for each.
*This course has an additional $25.00 fee.*
Prerequisites: BIOL 177, 178 and KINE 202, 204. Enrollment restricted to Kinesiology majors.
Note: Matriculated students MUST register using their MyCsusm portal.