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Human Biology

Course code: BBMS1001

Course coordinator: Dr W Ching

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Physiology for human movement

Course code: EXSC1004

Course coordinator: Dr W Ching

The course is designed to provide students with an understanding of the underlying physiological processes enabling human movement. Topics normally covered include nutrition and energy, skeletal muscle function, neural control of movement, cardiovascular function, respiratory function and endocrine function.

Introduction to Human Anatomy

Course code: BBMS2004 

Course coordinator: Dr H Yip

The course provides an understanding of the organization and functions of human body in relation to clinical practice. Introduction to human anatomy, cell structure, tissues, embryonic differentiation, musculoskeletal structures, brain and spinal cord, cardiovascular system, respiratory system, gastrointestinal system, endocrine system, urogenital system. 

 

Behavioural Sciences I

Course code: CMED2004

Course coordinator: Mr K Hon

This course introduces the psychosocial aspects of health and illness, in contrast to the biomedical approach. Students will be introduced to key concepts in developmental psychology, health psychology, and medical sociology. The course introduces students to the human developmental process within the context of Chinese culture and also examines ways in which health is shaped by social context, culture, social structure and social processes through examining fundamental sociological theories. The course also involves a collaborative project between nursing and medical students. 

Evidence-based Practice and Public Health

Course code: BBMS2002

Course coordinator: Dr D Ho

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Research design and analysis for exercise and health 

Course code: EXSC2004

Course coordinator: Dr SSM Fong

Epidemiology is the study of the patterns of health and illness in populations. In the course students will gain a broad understanding of the factors associated with the distribution and determinants of diseases within populations, and the utility of different study designs (cross-sectional studies, cohort studies, case-control studies, randomized controlled trials and outbreak investigation or surveillance studies). 

 

 

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