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

PHYSIOTHERAPY IN MUSCULOSKELETAL DISORDERS - TERAPIA FISICA

Course code
4S007308
Name of lecturer
Alessandro Picelli
Number of ECTS credits allocated
1
Academic sector
MED/34 - PHYSICAL AND REHABILITATION MEDICINE
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
FISIO VR 2A1S dal Oct 1, 2019 al Nov 15, 2019.

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Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

AIMS
The course will provide students with some fundamental concepts concerning the use of physical modalities in Rehabilitation Medicine

KNOWLEDGE:
1. Principles of medical physics
2. Biological effects of physical modalities
2. Indications for the application of physical modalities
3. Contraindications for the application of physical modalities

SKILLS
4. Application of physical modalities
5. Precautions for the use of physical modalities

Syllabus

The course will cover the following topics:

- Termotherapy
- Magnetotherapy
- Therapeutic ultrasound and shockwave therapy
- Electrotherapy
- Lasertherapy
- Phototherapy

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Alessandro Zati, Alessandro Valent Terapia fisica. Nuove tecnologie in Medicina Riabilitativa. (Edizione 2) Edizioni Minerva Medica 2017 9788877119070

Assessment methods and criteria

Written exam with multiple-choice and/or open questions.





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