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

Kinesiology - CHINESIOLOGIA E BIOMECCANICA

Course code
4S02064
Name of lecturer
Edoardo Scalfi
Number of ECTS credits allocated
2
Academic sector
MED/48 - NURSING IN NEUROPSYCHIATRY AND REHABILITATION
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
ROVERETO
Period
FISIO ROV 1^ ANNO - 2^ SEMESTRE dal Feb 5, 2018 al Apr 13, 2018.

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Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

Provide the student with the anatomo-kinesiological knowledge necessary to analyze human movement, through the application of the biomechanical principles.

Syllabus

PART I: BIOMECHANICS
- Biomechanics concept
- Forces effect applied to the human body:
-Gravity concept, gravity line and base of support
- Muscular biomechanics (levers, vectors, muscle components)
-Concept of friction, reaction forces
-Concept of inertia
-Features of visco-elastic tissues and kinesiological implications
-Contraction type
- Fixation concepts, neutralization
- Kinetic chains

PART II: FUNCTIONAL KINESIOLOGY
Upper limb
- Shoulder (joint features, muscle insertions, innervation and muscle action)
Lower limb
- Hip (joint features, muscle insertions, innervation and muscle action)
- Knee (joint features, muscle insertions, innervation and muscle action)
- Ankle-foot (joint features, muscle insertions, innervation and muscle action)

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
I.A. Kapandji Anatomia funzionale 2011
S. Boccardi A.Lissoni Cinesiologia volume 1° e 2° e 3° Universo-Roma 1982
Neumann Kinesiology of the musculoskeletal system: foundations for rehabilitation 2016

Assessment methods and criteria

Examination integrated with the functional kinesiology module.
Written exam with multiple choice questions and open questions (drab type). Passed the written test, an oral exam will follow.

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2017/2018






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