Bachelor's degree in Sport and Exercise Science (from 2008-2009)

Diseases of the Locomotor Apparatus

Course code
Name of lecturer
Matteo Ricci
Matteo Ricci
Number of ECTS credits allocated
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Language of instruction
MOTORIE 2° semestre dal Mar 2, 2020 al May 31, 2020.

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

To allow the student to ricognize main pathologies of the muscle-skeletal apparatus.
Provide notions of treatment
Provide notions of physical treatment and physical therapies.
Identify the role of the specialist in sciences of movement in the recovery of the injured athlete and the return to full sport activities


History of orthopedics
Osteoarthritis: diagnosis and treatment.
Joints pathology and notion of their treatment
Pathology of the spine and notion of its treatment.
Back pain, scoliosis.
Notion of sport traumatology

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Mancini Morlacchi Clinica Ortopedica Piccin 2018
Bartolozzi P. Malattie dell'apparato locomotore Cortina editore, Verona 2004

Assessment methods and criteria

Written: three subjects that the student has to answer.

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