BEV1014 - Anatomy of the Movement Apparatus


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Written examination 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 expertize
- 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.
* If there is a re-sit examination, the examination form may be changed

Specific conditions

Limited admission to classes.

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. 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 01.09.2011
BEV1005 7.5 01.09.2011
BEV1100 3.0 01.09.2011
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Version: 1
Credits:  15.0 SP
Study level: Foundation courses, level I


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2021
Extraordinary deadline for course registration: 2020-12-01

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: Written examination

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn UTS Written examination 100/100 E INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Written examination 100/100 E 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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