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KNPE 354 Occupational Biomechanics and Physical Ergonomics

KNPE 354  Occupational Biomechanics and Physical Ergonomics  Units: 3.00  

An introduction to occupational biomechanics and physical ergonomics. The course will apply principles of biomechanics to describe relationships between job demands, functional/tissue capacities and work-related injury. Demand, capacity and injury risk evaluation tools will also be presented.

Learning Hours: 120 (36 Lecture, 84 Private Study)  
Requirements: Prerequisite Level 3 or above and registration in a KINE or PHED Plan and KNPE 254.  
Course Equivalencies: KNPE253; KNPE354  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science