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

Kinesiology - CHINESIOLOGIA FUNZIONALE

Course code
4S02064
Name of lecturer
Alberto Patuzzo
Number of ECTS credits allocated
2
Academic sector
MED/48 - NURSING IN NEUROPSYCHIATRY AND REHABILITATION
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
FISIO VR 1^ ANNO - 2^ SEMESTRE dal Mar 5, 2018 al Apr 27, 2018.

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Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

The student will be able to:
- Understand the concepts of muscle chain, synergic muscles, agonists / antagonists, stabilizers in relation to general functional gesture
- Acknowledge the biomechanics of physiological functional movements of the spine
- Know the biomechanics of static positions (supine, sitting, standing) and basic physiological functional gestures that involve multiple joints
- know and evaluate the biomechanics of upper body functional movements (achievement, gripping, manipulation)
- know and evaluate the biomechanics of functional movements of the lower limbs (walk, stairs)
- raise hypotheses about which biomechanical alterations can be observed or found

Syllabus

- musculoskeletal anatomy review
- Introduction of muscle chains and reciprocal interactions: synergic muscles, agonists / antagonists, stabilizers
- Biomechanics of Upper Limb Functional Movements and Chinesiological Evaluation of Reaching, Holding, and Handling Functions
- Biomechanics of Lower Artificial Limb Movements and Chinesiological Evaluation of the Step / Ascension and Descending Stairs
- Biomechanics of spine functional movements
- Chinesiological evaluation of static postures (supine, sitting, standing) and postural passages
- Joint and muscular evaluation

Assessment methods and criteria

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STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2017/2018






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