Locomotor system I

Course Code :1052FBDDIE
Study domain:Veterinary Medicine
Academic year:2017-2018
Semester:1st semester
Sequentiality:
Contact hours:80
Credits:7
Study load (hours):196
Contract restrictions: Exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 1st semester
Lecturer(s)Chris Van Ginneken
Steven Van Cruchten

3. Course contents *

General terms of osteology, syndesmology and arthrology. 

The ostelology, sydesmology and arthrology of the skull and fore limb of horses, cow, goat and dog - are discussed and compared.

Skeltal muscles, artery system and peripheric nerve system of the fore limb and chest cavity - are discussed and compared.

Lots of digital material, pathological images and schematic drawings are used in class.

During practical excersises, the student observes, dissects, studies, palpates and compares bony structures, joints, skeletal muscles of the fore limb, blood vessels of the fore limb and peripheric nerves of the fore limb.