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Anatomy of Biomechanics Part time

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  • Field of Study

    Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering

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  • Type of Qualification:

    Special Award

  • Type of Study:

    Part time

  • Application Closing Date:

Course duration:

Three Days.

Course summary

This programme covers the anatomical basis of the biomechanics of selected major body systems: the musculoskeletal, nervous and circulatory. The main emphasis is on living, functional anatomy. There will be continual reference to clinical conditions. Course delivery will be through interactive lectures and tutorials, combined with study of anatomical models.


Mechanical, Biomedical & Manufacturing Eng

All part-time programmes at CIT will run subject to sufficient student numbers. Where a programme cannot proceed, applicants will be contacted and advised on alternative study options.

Students should note that Fees quoted relate to the academic year 2018-2019 only and are subject to change on an annual basis. Except where stated, course fees cover the cost of tuition only. 

Course fee must be paid before attending lectures.

Course Fee

€1,300 (includes course notes and exam fee)


Three days

Note:  Eligible candidates will be considered on a first come first served basis
Note: This course is ONLY available to Groups of 10 or more.

Course Content
  • Introduction
    Anatomical terminology and organisation of skeletal, muscular, nervous and cardiovascular tissues.
  • Joints
    Classification by form; relationships of form to function; examples from limb joints.
  • Muscle
    Muscle types; skeletal muscle types; structure-function relationships; innervation.
  • Nervous system
    Organisation of brain and spinal cord; somatotopic organisation in the central nervous system; the production of movement.
  • Limbs
    Muscle groups and patterns of muscle organisation; functional anatomy of the principal joints (hip, knee, ankle, shoulder, elbow, wrist).
  • Trunk, head and neck
    Basic body plan; body wall – skeleton, muscles, innervation; organisation and distribution of cardiovascular components; blood supply to heart and brain; heart – morphology and function; coronary circulation; anatomy of stroke.
  • Vertebral column and pelvis
    structure – function relationships, including force transmission.

Centre for Advanced Manufacturing and Management Systems (CAMMS), CIT. Please contact CAMMS directly for more detail.

  • The course is only available to groups of 10 or more.
  • Please contact for more information on the next intake.

Centre for Advanced Manufacturing and Management Systems
021 432 6264