BEV1014 - Anatomy of the Movement Apparatus


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: School exam
Grade: Letters

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
School exam 100/100 4 hours E

Course content

This course covers anatomy at both macro and micro level, focusing on skeleton, joints and muscles. The approach is motion device support and motion function. Introduction to anthropometry is part of the course. The exercises and group work contain practical activities, demonstrations, and exercises in anatomy focusing on movement analysis.

Learning outcome


  • The student has basic knowledge of the human anatomy, function and adaptation, with particular focus on the movement apparatus (macro and micro level).
  • The student has good knowledge about muscle function and involved muscles in body movements
  • The student has basic knowledge of muscular strength and joint torque
  • The student has basic knowledge about the respiratory- and cardiovascular system


  • Describe the construction of body tissues
  • Skeletal muscle names, including origin and insertion
  • Describe muscle and joint function - A general overview of anatomical terminology

General competence 

  • The student has considerable insight into the structure and function of the movement apparatus
  • The student has insight into qualitative anatomical analyses
  • The student can disseminate knowledge about the structure and function of the movement apparatus (both written and oral)

Learning methods and activities

Up to 96 hours of lectures/exercises/group work. Exchange students interested in the course must consult the Department for possible admission.

Compulsory assignments

  • 70% participation in exercises.

Further on evaluation

  • Some exercise will require approved oral presentation.
  • The compulsory activities are approved for 4 years. With approved compulsory activities, the students resit the examination only.
  • If there is a re-sit examination, the examination form may be changed

Specific conditions

Limited admission to classes.

Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Human Movement Science (BBEV)
Social Science and Sport Sciences (BSAMIDR)

Required previous knowledge

The course is reserved for students admitted to the bachelor's programme in Human Movement Science and bachelor's programme in Social Sciences and Sports Sciences.

Course materials

Information will be given at the beginning of the semester.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
IDR1005 7.5 AUTUMN 2011
BEV1005 7.5 AUTUMN 2011
BEV1100 3.0 AUTUMN 2011
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Version: 1
Credits:  15.0 SP
Study level: Foundation courses, level I


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2022
Extraordinary deadline for course registration: 2021-12-01

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Health Science
  • Sport Science
  • Human Movement Science
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Neuromedicine and Movement Science


Examination arrangement: Home exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn UTS Home exam 100/100





Room Building Number of candidates

Examination arrangement: School exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Spring ORD School exam 100/100 E 2022-06-10 09:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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