Barts and The London, School of Medicine and Dentistry


Year GEP 1 GEP/M&P: Movement and Posture

Teaching Material for this Module


Disorders of the locomotor system are extremely common in the community. They account for up to 30% of General Practitioner consultations and result in huge costs to the economy in terms of time lost from work, costs to industry and the individual as well as significant disability. Some locomotor diseases may also reduce life span significantly. This module is designed to introduce you to the normal structure and function of the locomotor system. 

Learning delivery will be via lectures, practicals, computer assisted learning (CAL), clinical demonstrations, PBL and self-directed learning. 

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