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KNPE 450 Ergonomics

KNPE 450  Ergonomics  Units: 3.00  

This is an interdisciplinary lecture/seminar course designed to provide a comprehensive overview of ergonomics emphasizing applications to product design and prevention of musculoskeletal injuries. The focus includes anthropometry, workplace design, and biomechanical and other human factors. Ergonomic assessment methodologies will be used to assess design features and possible musculoskeletal problems.

Learning Hours: 108 (36 Lecture, 72 Private Study)  
Requirements: Prerequisite Level 4 or above and registration in a HLTH, KINE or PHED Plan and (ANAT 101 or ANAT 315) and (KNPE 254 or 6.0 units in PHYS at the 100-level). Exclusion MECH 495; PT 419; RHBS 428.  
Course Equivalencies: KINE450, KNPE450, PHED450  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science