Master's degree in Preventive and Adapted Exercise Science

Osteoarticular pathologies in sports and motor activities (2018/2019)

Course code
Roberto Valentini
Other available courses

Teaching is organised as follows:
Unit Credits Academic sector Period Academic staff
PARTE I 3 I SEMESTRE Roberto Valentini
PARTE II 3 I SEMESTRE Roberto Valentini

Learning outcomes

Enable the student to recognize main diseases of the musculoskeletal system to prevent them and possibly help the patient to recover normal physical, work and sport activities.


Review of the musculoskeletal system with particular attention to the joints and major muscles .
Study of various pathologies of the joints and sports injuries .. Outline of therapy programs.

Recommended readings
Bartolozzi : malattie dell'apparto locomotore . Ed Cortina
Morlacchi Mancini Clinica ortopedica Ed Piccin

Assessment methods and criteria

Written with multiple choice questions and open questions.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
A. Mancini, C. Morlacchi Clinica Ortopedica:manuale-atlante (Edizione 5) Piccin ed., Padova 2003 ISBN 978-8-829-91645-0

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