Bachelor's degree in Physiotherapy (to qualify as a physiotherapist) (Verona)

ADVANCED METHODOLOGIES IN NEUROLOGICAL PHYSIOTHERAPY - ROBOTICA E ANALISI DEL MOVIMENTO IN FISIOTERAPIA

Course code
4S007277
Name of lecturer
Davide Conte
Number of ECTS credits allocated
1
Academic sector
ING-INF/06 - ELECTRONIC AND INFORMATICS BIOENGINEERING
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
FISIO VR 2A2S dal Feb 3, 2020 al Mar 20, 2020.

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Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

To provide fundamental concepts about the application of innovative technologies, based on electromechanical and robotic devices for lower and upper limb, in clinical rehabilitation. To provide the principles of clinical application and use of movement analysis devices, to analyse spatio-temporal parameters, kinematics, kinetics and surface electromyography.

Syllabus

1st part: Electromechanical Technologies fro rehabilitation (5h)
- Electromechanical and robotic devices for rehabilitation: definitions, clinical rationale, history and evolution
- examples of commercial devices and their use in daily clinical routine

2nd part: Technologies for movement analysis (5h)
- movement analysis: definitions, clinical rationale, history and evolution of movement analysis in clinical environment
- biomechanical measures of clinical interest, measuring methodologies
- clinical movement analysis of the lower and upper limb: analogies, differences and critical aspects
- examples and clinical case studies

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Perry J. Analisi del movimento 2005
Colombo - Sanguineti Rehabilitation Robotics Elsevier 2018

Assessment methods and criteria

Written exam with open and/or multiple choice questions





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