This unit of student covers the musculo-skeletal anatomy of the human body with particular emphasis on human evolution and comparisons with apes and fossil hominids. The topics covered include the versatility of the human hand, in manipulation and locomotion, bipedalism, climbing and brachiation in apes, and the change in pelvic anatomy associated with bipedalism and obstetric consequences.
|Unit name||Comparative Primate Anatomy|
|Semester 2, 2020|
|Attendance mode||Normal day|
|6 credit points from BIOL1XXX OR MEDS1X01 OR PSYC1XXX OR ARCA1XXX|
|Available to study abroad and exchange students||
Teaching staff and contact details
|Coordinator||Denise Donlon, firstname.lastname@example.org|