EXSS 175: Human Anatomy

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We’ll take a systematic approach to studying human anatomy during this course, with a special emphasis on the musculoskeletal, articular, and nervous systems. The objectives for this course are to:

  • become familiar with anatomical terminology
  • combine theoretical knowledge and practical experience in anatomy; to apply that knowledge and experience to the interpretation of human movement
  • establish a basis for more advanced study in the movement sciences (advanced anatomy, athletic training, physical therapy, physical education, and so on).

Required Text:

There is one required text for the course. You may purchase it as a printed textbook or an e-text, whichever you prefer.

  • Printed: Tortora and Derrickson, Principles of Anatomy and Physiology, 13th edition (2012), ISBN 978-0470917770
  • E-text: Purchase on the Wiley website.

Optional Text:

  • Bowden and Bowden, An Illustrated Atlas of the Skeletal Muscles, 3rd edition, 2012. ISBN 978-0895828088.

View sample course syllabus.

Contact the Friday Center at CCO@unc.edu with any questions or for more information.

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