FSG3086 Journal Club in Biomechanics 4.0 credits

Journal club i biomekanik

This course is intended a a contionual participation in a group reviewing current scientific articles in this area, a "journal club".

Offering and execution

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters

Course information

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

The students and the instructor will meet regularly, at 1-3 weeks intervals, throughout an extended period. At each meeting, one person is responsible for presenting main objectives, methods and findings in 1-2 articles and should lead the discussion. All attendees must have read the article(s) for each session beforehand, and must participate actively in a discussion to critically evaluate the article.

Since the course has fewer meetings, students are intended to attend journal club meetings throughout the majority of the doctoral studies. Attendance (both as presenter and as attendee) will be taken.

Intended learning outcomes *

This course is intended a a contionual participation in a group reviewing current scientific articles in this area, a "journal club", and is to be taken after its predecessor, 5C5087.

After the course, the student should be able to:

  • Relate his/her own research to that of the global community
  • Critically evaluate current literature in this field

Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

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Recommended prerequisites

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Equipment

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Literature

The course literature will comprise of articles from scientific journals and texts - mainly recent scientific articles, but even articles and literature of a historic nature.

Examination and completion

Grading scale *

P, F

Examination *

    Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

    The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

    Other requirements for final grade *

    To recieve credit for the course, the student is required to chose and present no fewer than 5 articles and to attend and critically evaluate no fewer that an aditional 10 journal club sessions.

    Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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    Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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    Examiner

    Elena Gutierrez Farewik

    Further information

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    Offered by

    SCI/Mechanics

    Main field of study *

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    Education cycle *

    Third cycle

    Add-on studies

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    Contact

    Elena Gutierrez Farewik

    Ethical approach *

    • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
    • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
    • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

    Postgraduate course

    Postgraduate courses at SCI/Mechanics