Introduction To Anatomy

Open to all, but particularly useful for those thinking about doing other bodywork courses. We look at the skeleton, muscle, skin and circulation and how blood pressure and digestion affect our well-being.

Who is this course for

No previous experience is necessary. This course is suitable for anyone wanting to gain a basic understanding of anatomy which will be of use if applied with other studies with an anatomy content.

What does this course cover

A basic introduction to the anatomy of the human body, including the skeleton, some major muscles, skin and circulatory system. How blood pressure and digestion affects our wellbeing.
You will be able to:-
- use anatomical terminology and name the systems of the body and state their basic functions
- name 10 bones of the skeleton and 5 functions of the skeleton
- be able to label 5 muscles of the body and state their function
- list 5 functions of the skin
- label a diagram of the heart and know how blood circulates around the body

What will it be like

Direct teaching methods with the use of charts, diagrams and activities. Group discussion and sharing. Observation and continuous tutor feedback.

What else do you need to buy or do

Pens and notebook. Notes will be provided.

What this course could lead to

Students may be me interested in taking other courses related to the body and health such as Introduction to Diet and Nutrition, Massage, Alexander Technique or Indian Head Massage.

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Got a Question about this Course?

Contact The Departmental Administrator.

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