SG3086 Journal Club in Biomechanics 4.0 credits

Journal club i biomekanik

Please note

The information on this page is based on a course syllabus that is not yet valid.

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

  • Educational level

    Third cycle
  • Academic level (A-D)

    D
  • Subject area

  • Grade scale

At present this course is not scheduled to be offered.

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 main content

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.

Eligibility

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

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.

Offered by

SCI/Mechanics

Examiner

Elena Gutierrez Farewik <lanie@kth.se>

Version

Course syllabus valid from: Autumn 2018.