BMES1003 Report Seminar in Biomechanics (3 cr)

Study level:
Advanced studies
Grading scale:
English, Finnish
Responsible organisation:
Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences
Curriculum periods:
2020-2021, 2021-2022, 2022-2023, 2023-2024


History of biomechanics

Biomechanics theory

Muscle mechanics

Mechanics of movement

Neuronal control of movement

Modern research questions in biomechanics

Further information:

Literature: Material covered in seminars

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of the course, the student…

- knows the historical foundations of biomechanical research and modern research topics

- is able to critically evaluate research premise, design and results

- is able to evaluate research findings and their generalizability as an expert in biomechanics

- is able to select interesting topics and perform engaging scientific presentations, from which they can build critical scientific discussion

- is able to justify and support their scientific opinion i.e. argumentation

Additional information

Distance teaching.

Description of prerequisites

Bachelor in Sport and Exercise science or related field.

Completion methods

Method 1

Evaluation criteria:
Reports and presentations 80% - Participation in discussion 20%
Select all marked parts
Parts of the completion methods

Participation in teaching (3 cr)

Participation in teaching
Grading scale:
Evaluation criteria:
Raportit ja esitykset 80%, tentti 20%. Kirjurin raportti tehty hyväksytysti.
English, Finnish