University of Calgary

KNES 664 - Bone and Joint Biomechanics - Fall 2023

An examination of bone and joint biomechanics as they relate to bone fracture, joint injuries, and diseases with an emphasis on osteoarthritis. Basic bone, ligament, cartilage, and muscle structure and function will be discussed in the context of healthy tissues and in aging, disease, and post-trauma. Animal models of disease are explored.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • (3-0)


  • Admission to a Graduate Program in Kinesiology.


  • Credit for Kinesiology 664 and 603.22 (Bone/Joint Biomechanics&OA) will not be allowed.


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