FTR2007 Biomechanics and Kinesiology IBahçeşehir UniversityDegree Programs PHYSIOTHERAPY AND REHABILITATION (TURKISH)General Information For StudentsDiploma SupplementErasmus Policy StatementNational QualificationsBologna Commission
Bachelor TR-NQF-HE: Level 6 QF-EHEA: First Cycle EQF-LLL: Level 6

Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Code Course Name Semester Theoretical Practical Credit ECTS
FTR2007 Biomechanics and Kinesiology I Fall 2 0 2 4

Basic information

Language of instruction: Turkish
Type of course: Must Course
Course Level: Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery: E-Learning
Course Coordinator : Assoc. Prof. HASAN KEREM ALPTEKİN
Course Lecturer(s): Dr. Öğr. Üyesi PELİN PİŞİRİCİ
Recommended Optional Program Components: none
Course Objectives: The aims of this course are to gain knowledge and skills related to biomechanics kinesiology and pathomechanics of the musculoskeletal system elements.

Learning Outcomes

The students who have succeeded in this course;
1.Defines biomechanics and kinesiology
2.Distinguish biomechanics and kinesiology of tissues
3.Define biomechanics, kinesiology and pathomechanics of shoulder joint
4. Explain biomechanics, kinesiology and pathomechanics of elbow joint
5. Summarize biomechanics, kinesiology and pathomechanics of elbow joint
6. Analyze biomechanics, kinesiology and pathomechanics of elbow joint

Course Content

This course contains general description of biomechanics and kinesiology, fundamental principles of biomechanics and kinesiology, tissues, kinesiology, biomechanics and pathomechanics of spine , kinesiology of shoulder arm complex, biomechanics, kinesiology and pathomechanics of elbow, biomechanics,kinesiology and pathomechanics of hand-wrist.

Weekly Detailed Course Contents

Week Subject Related Preparation
1) Introduction to biomechanics and kinesiology
2) Basic Principles of biomechanics and kinesiology
3) Biomechanics and kinesiology of tissue I
4) Biomechanics and kinesiology of tissue II
5) Kinesiology, biomechanics and pathomechanics of vertebral column I
6) Kinesiology, biomechanics and pathomechanics of vertebral column II
7) Midterm Exam
8) Kinesiology and biomechanics of the shoulder, arm complex I
9) Kinesiology and biomechanics of the shoulder, arm complex II
10) Pathomechanics of Shoulder arm complex
11) Kinesiology, biomechanics and pathomechanics of Elbow
12) Kinesiology and biomechanics of hand-wrist I
13) Kinesiology and biomechanics of hand-wrist II
14) Pathomechanics of Hand-wrist


Course Notes / Textbooks: Ders notları haftalık olarak verilecektir.
The course notes will be given weekly
References: - Yakut Y. (2013) İnsan Hareketinde Biyomekanik, Sağlık Profesyonelleri için Temel ve İlerisi. Pelikan Yayıncılık
- Süzen, B. L. (2017) Hareket Sistemi Anatomisi ve Kinesiyoloji, 2. Baskı. Nobel Tıp Kitabevi
- Adams, M. A., Burton, K., Bogduk, N. (2006) The Biomechanics of Back Pain. Elsevier Health Sciences
- İnal, H. S. (2013) Spor ve Egzersizde Vücut Biyomekaniği. Papatya Yayınevi.
- Neumann, D. A. (2010) Kinesiology of the musculoskeletal system. Mosby.
- McGinnis, P. M. (1999) Biomechanics of sports and exercise. Illinois: Human Kinetics.
- Abernety, B. (2005) The biophysical foundations of human movement, Human Kinetics. 2nd Edition

Evaluation System

Semester Requirements Number of Activities Level of Contribution
Midterms 1 % 40
Final 1 % 60
Total % 100
Total % 100

ECTS / Workload Table

Activities Number of Activities Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours 13 2 26
Study Hours Out of Class 14 5 70
Midterms 1 2 2
Final 1 2 2
Total Workload 100

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes

No Effect 1 Lowest 2 Low 3 Average 4 High 5 Highest
Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1) To have theoretical and practical knowledge required to fulfill professional roles and functions of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation field. 5
2) To act in accordance with ethical principles and values in professional practice. 5
3) To use life-long learning, problem-solving and critical thinking skills. 4
4) To define evidence-based practices and determine problem solving methods in Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation practices, using theories in health promotion, protection and care. 3
5) To take part in research, projects and activities within sense of social responsibility and interdisciplinary approach. 2
6) To have skills for training and consulting according to health education needs of individual, family and the community. 3
7) To be sensitive to health problems of the community and to be able to offer solutions. 2
8) To be able to use skills for effective communication. 2
9) To be able to select and use modern tools, techniques and modalities in Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation practices; to be able to use health information technologies effectively. 5
10) To be able to search for literature in health sciences databases and information sources to access to information and use the information effectively. 2
11) To be able to monitor occupational information using at least one foreign language, to collaborate and communicate with colleagues at international level. 1
12) To be a role model with contemporary and professional identity. 3