Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School School of Medicine Program of Health Sciences Division of Physical Therapy
Lecture Code I4154001 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 臨床運動学
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Clinical Kinesiology
タカハシ マコト,イシイ ヨウスケ
Campus Kasumi Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  First Semester,  First Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1st) Tues7-8:HSC 901
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Classroom lecture, Slide-show presentation, Handout  
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 27 : Health Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 04 : Nursing and Rehabilitation Sciences
Eligible Students
Keywords Motor Dysfunction, Physical Disabilities, Motion Analysis, Pathological Kinesiology,Practical work experience, SDG_03 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Criterion referenced
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Physical Therapy
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Knowledge, understanding about the basic medicine, knowledge, understanding about the etiology condition of a patient
・Knowledge, understanding about rehabilitation medicine, physiotherapy studies 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Learnig the nature of postural control, motor control in patients with a disease through practices in relation to biomechanics  based on knowledge obtained in other kinesiology-related classes.  
Class Schedule Lesson 1 Class Orientation
Lesson 2 Shoulder Complex
Lesson 3 Elbow and Forearm
Lesson 4 Wrist and Hand
Lesson 5 Axial Skeleton
Lesson 6 Hip
Lesson 7 Knee
Lesson 8 Ankle and Foot
Lesson 9 Midterm Exam
Lesson 10 Analysis of Rolling Over Movement
Lesson 11 Analysis of Sitting Up
Lesson 12 Analysis of Standing Up
Lesson 13 Analysis of Gait
Lesson 14 Balance and Postural Control
Lesson 15 Balance Disorders
Lesson 16 Final Exam 
Kinesiology of the Musculoskeletal System, Elsevier, 2016 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Handouts, Slide Projector 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Lesson 1-8 & 10-15: Make every effort to do homework and review of each lesson
Grading Method Comprehensive assessment of quizzes, midterm and final exam scores, descriptive contents of assignments, class attitudes and manners 
Practical Experience Experienced  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it Instructors who are qualified as Physical Therapist and have clinical experience will give lectures utilizing their practical experience. 
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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