Biology studies the physical structure, chemical processes, molecular interactions, physiological mechanisms, development and evolution of living organisms.
Biomechanics is the science of how muscles, bones, tendons, and ligaments work together to produce movement in a living body. 

This module came about when I started to more closely study how the human body develops and what makes it function; with the ultimate aim of using this information to improve my own health, wellbeing and exercise performance.

4 Courses

Chemistry: Building Blocks of the World

Platform: Open2Study

Institution: Swinburne University of Technology

Started: 22/03/2018

Finished: 11/03/2019

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Biochemistry: The Molecules of Life

Platform: FutureLearn

Institution: University of East Anglia

Started: 30/06/2018

Finished: 02/07/2018

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The Human Body as a Machine

Platform: Open2Study

Institution: Flinders University

Started: 23/03/2015

Finished: 10/10/2017

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The Musculoskeletal System: The Science of Staying Active into Old Age

Platform: FutureLearn

Institution: University of Sheffield, University of Liverpool & Newcastle University

Started: 21/09/2017

Finished: 11/10/2017

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8 Books

Anatomy and Physiology

Platform: Lumen

Institution: Boundless

Started: 17/03/2018

Finished: 07/08/2018

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The Body: A Guide for Occupants

Author: Bill Bryson

Publisher: Doubleday Books

Published: 2019

Started: 14/05/2020

Finished: 31/05/2020

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A Natural Method of Physical Training: Making Muscle and Reducing Flesh Without Dieting or Apparatus

Author: Edwin Checkley

Publisher: Forgotten Books

Published: 2019

Started: 02/10/2019

Finished: 07/10/2019

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The Natural Method: Georges Hébert's Practical Guide to Physical Education

Author: Georges Hébert, Ed Thomas (Editor) & Philippe Til (Translator)

Publisher: Kindle

Published: 2014

Started: 02/10/2019

Finished: 02/10/2019

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The Natural Method: Fundamental Exercises: Georges Hébert's Practical Guide to Physical Education (The Natural Method Book 2)

Author: Georges Hébert & Philippe Til (Translator)

Publisher: Kindle

Published: 2015

Started: 03/10/2019

Finished: 12/11/2019

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The Natural Method: Functional Exercises: Georges Hébert's Practical Guide to Physical Education

Author: Georges Hébert & Philippe Til (Translator)

Publisher: Kindle

Published: 2015

Started: 12/11/2019

Finished: 15/11/2019

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The Natural Method: Self-Defense Techniques

Author: Georges Hébert & Philippe Til (Translator)

Publisher: Kindle

Published: 2015

Started: 16/11/2019

Finished: 20/11/2019

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The Natural Method Swimming Techniques

Author: Georges Hébert & Philippe Til (Translator)

Publisher: Kindle

Published: 2015

Started: 26/11/2019

Finished: 14/12/2019

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Women's Physical Education: Shaping Muscle & Beauty (The Natural Method)

Author: Georges Hébert & Philippe Til (Translator)

Publisher: Kindle

Published: 2016

Started: 14/12/2019

Finished: 13/05/2020

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The significant thing in connection with brute creatures is that they do not have athletics. The lion keeps his marvelous strength without extraordinary effort. And so with other beasts. Their natural habits keep them in condition, and sometimes their natural habits do not seem to fully explain why they are so strong and so healthy. As a matter of fact, beasts are not, of course, always so strong as they would be under training, but by not training they escape other difficulties… If we are to take any special lesson from the lower animals, it must be that the best strength is that produced under natural habits.

Edwin Checkley, A Natural Method of Physical Training: Making Muscle and Reducing Flesh Without Dieting or Apparatus, 1895:11