Modelling of Human Function


Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

Knowledge, skills and competences corresponding to the Bachelor degree in Sports Science at Aalborg University.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives


  • Have knowledge about simulation methods useful in sports
  • Have knowledge about the assumptions and limitations of the methods
  • Have knowledge about the connection between the model and the anatomic/physiological reality
  • Can explain the general principles of modelling, simulation, verification and validation
  • Can explain how the human body and its interaction with the surroundings can be analysed by means of modelling and simulation technology


  • Can apply musculoskeletal modelling techniques on problems within Sports Science
  • Can apply kinematic data as input to musculoskeletal models (e.g. motion capture data)
  • Can apply experimental model validation techniques


  • Can critically evaluate simulation results



Name of examModelling of Human Function
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
AssessmentPassed/Not Passed
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Additional information

Please consult the Moodle page for your semester and contact the semester coordinator if you have academic questions, or the study secretary if you have administrative questions.

All other enquiries may be directed to Malene Møller Knudsen, secretary of the Study Board.

Facts about the module

Danish titleModellering af kroppens funktioner
Module codeSTIIDT15K1_4
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionDanish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


Study BoardBoard of studies of Sports Science and Public Health
DepartmentDepartment of Health Science and Technology
FacultyThe Faculty of Medicine