BEV1014 - Anatomy of the Movement Apparatus


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: School exam
Grade: Letter grades

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

Compulsory activities:

  • Participation in at least 70% of the mandatory activity. Mandatory activity includes written group assignments and laboratory exercises at the morphology lab


  • Written 4 hours exam at the campus in Inspera. The exam is split into a part with multiple choice questions and one part with questions with open answer. None aids at the exam
  • The compulsory activities are approved for 4 years. With approved compulsory activities, the students re-sit the examination only.
  • If there is a re-sit examination, the examination form may be changed.

Specific conditions

Limited admission to classes. For more information:

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Human Movement Science (BBEV)
Human Movement Science (ÅBEV)

Required previous knowledge

The course is reserved for students admitted to the bachelor's programme, and one-year 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
More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  15.0 SP
Study level: Foundation courses, level I


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2024
Extraordinary deadline for course registration: 2023-12-01

Language of instruction: English, Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Health Science
  • Sport Science
  • Human Movement Science
Contact information


Examination arrangement: School exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn UTS School exam 100/100 E 2023-11-23 09:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
SL310 blå sone Sluppenvegen 14 3
SL274 Sluppenvegen 14 1
Spring ORD School exam 100/100 E 2024-06-03 09:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
SL110 hvit sone Sluppenvegen 14 20
SL110 turkis sone Sluppenvegen 14 80
  • * 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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