Module Code Number

VAN 623

Number of ECTS Credits


Hours / Week  (T P C)

2 2 3

Module Lecturer

Lecturers in the department of anatomy.

Year / Term


Type of Course

(Compulsory / Elective)


Pre requisites / Recommended


Module Contents

Fascia and muscles of the head, fascia and muscles of the neck, fascae and muscles of the back and loins, fascia and muscles of the tail, muscles of the thorax, abdominal fascia and muscles, muscles of the thoracic limb, fasciae and muscles of the pelvic limb in carnivore, equine, ruminant, porcine.

Aims and Objectives of the module

The student is given theoritical and practical knowledge about muscles.

Method of assessment

Powerpoint presentation and practical applications.

Teaching Language


Textbook /

Recommended readings

1-Sisson and Grossman’s The Anatomy of the Domestic Animals (Volume I-II) (4 th ed.), by Getty,R.W.B. Sounders, 1975.

 2-Atlas of Topographical Anatomy of the Domestic Animals. (Volume I )( 4 th ed.,) by Popesko ,P.

3-The Anatomy of the Domestic Animals.(Volume I,V)(1st.ed) by Nickel,R.,Schummer,A.,Seiferle,E..Verlag Paul Parey.1986