In this data centric era, statistics has become an
essential tool for processing information from the realm of public health and
medical research. Understanding
both the implications and limitations of the results from such research is
tantamount to making informed treatment decisions, public health practice
protocols and policy recommendations.
In this class, a conceptual and interpretive approach is applied to some
of the most used methods from basic statistics. The course will detail appropriate summary measures for
In the first six weeks of the course, we begin with an introduction to the parts of the upper limb and a discussion of the anatomic position, including the three-dimensional planes in which body movements are performed. Next, we cover the osteology of the upper limb by describing the bones of the extremity, how they articulate at synovial joints, and the movements that are possible at these joints. We explore the blood supply and innervation to the upper limb.
The Music of the Beatles will track the musical development of the band, starting from the earliest days in Liverpool and Hamburg, moving through the excitement of Beatlemania, the rush of psychedelia, and the maturity of Abbey Road. While the focus will be on the music, we will also consider how recording techniques, the music business, the music of other artists, and the culture of the 1960s affected John, Paul, George, and Ringo as they created the Beatles repertory.