2023-2024 / EDPH0698-1

Biomechanics : general aspects


15h Th, 10h Pr

Number of credits

 Bachelor in physiotherapy and rehabilitation4 crédits 
 Bachelor in motor sciences3 crédits 


Didier Maquet

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the second semester


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

The course studies the physical parameters of human movements.

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

Understanding how mechanical principles apply to human movement. To stimulate some reflection on the origins of a more efficient and appropriate professional practice.

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

Physics applied to movement sciences

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

 Theoretical courses and practical group work sessions.

Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)

Theoretical course: see the timetable notice board.

Recommended or required readings

PowerPoint is avaible on MyULg.
Reference works :
Simon Bouisset, Bernard Maton : « Muscles, posture et mouvement » Bases et applications de la méthode électromyographique. Hermann Editeurs des Sciences et des Arts, 95.
Enoka, Neuromechanical basis of kinesiology. Human Kinetics, 466

Any session :

- In-person

written exam ( multiple-choice questionnaire, open-ended questions )

- Remote

written exam ( multiple-choice questionnaire )

- If evaluation in "hybrid"

preferred remote

Additional information:


Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course


MAQUET Didier - ISEPK - B21 - D.Maquet@ulg.ac.be - 04/366.39.27

Secrétariat : Mmes A. DEPAIFVE et A. HANSSEN - ISEPK (Tél. : 04/366.38.90 - 04/366.38.97).

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