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

To provide basic knowledge regarding neurological rehabilitation and clinical neuropsychology, rehabilitative treatment strategies of acquired and neurodegenerative diseases. To provide knowledge on innovative technologies such as movement analysis and robotics along with cognitive disorders. - METODOLOGIA DELLA RIABILITAZIONE NEUROLOGICA

Course code
Name of lecturer
Daniele Munari
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Academic sector
Language of instruction
FISIO VR 2^ ANNO - 2^ SEMESTRE dal Jan 29, 2018 al Mar 16, 2018.

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Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

The main aim of the course is to present the main assessment tools for the neurological patient and how to plan a rehabilitative treatment based on related pathology and disorders and on Evidence Based Medicine and Practice models. The course provides practical sessions on the use of some innovative neurological instruments.


• Principles of rehabilitation models in the history of neurological rehabilitation
• Formulation of the plan of treatment of neurological patients
• Use of clinical rating scales and tests validated in the field of neurorehabilitation
• Use of robotic equipment in neurorehabilitation: exoskeletons Systems (upper and lower limb) and end-effector systems (upper and lower limb)
• Adapted Physical Activity in neurological diseases
• Major neuromotor rehabilitation techniques:
or Vojta
or Kabat
or Bobath
or Perfected
or Carr & Shepherd
or Brunnstrom's Movement Therapy
or therapeutic locomotor Exercise
or Constraint Induced Movement Therapy
or Mirror Therapy
or Mental Practice

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
ER. Kandel, James H. Schwartz, TM. Jessell Principi di neuroscienze  

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral test

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