Do you want to understand the mechanics of the human body? Biomechanics is fundamental to our assessment of all human activity and these Clinical Biomechanics awards bridge the divide between clinical practice and biomechanical principles, for a rigorous and tailored understanding of the subject.
Staffordshire University’s MSc in Clinical Biomechanics offers students a practical approach to exploring a wide range of biomechanical principles, with modules focusing on tissue stress, the origins and principles of biomechanics, gait analysis, spinal mechanics, sports injuries, podopaediatrics and therapies using biomechanical principles.
Our teaching team includes internationally respected practicing clinicians. All the awards provide flexible study with many modules offered at weekends and by online distance learning to allow practitioners to remain in full time work throughout.
Students have access to our fully equipped gait lab and will collect real-world data using equipment including a 20 camera Vicon system, a 3m pressure walkway and in-shoe system. Course members will also explore the use of EMG and Ultrasound for muscle testing, as well as applying theoretical concepts to clinical practice.
To apply for this course you will need an Undergraduate Honours degree (grade 2.1 or higher) in a relevant clinical field.Clinical contact with a patient case load is essential for application and reflection of module content.
Recipient: Staffordshire University
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