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

Human anatomy and histology - ANATOMIA FUNZIONALE

Course code
Name of lecturer
Giorgio Borghesan
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Academic sector
Language of instruction
FISIO VR 1A1S dal Oct 7, 2019 al Dec 20, 2019.

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Learning outcomes

Provide knowledge of the functional and topographic anatomy of the musculoskeletal system: rachis, basin, scapula-humeral crawler and upper and lower limbs, and the ability to recognize them by palpation of their main points of repose.
At the end of the course, the student will be able to recognize the musculoskeletal structures on the surface of the body by palpation and describe the main functions.


During the course development, the following anatomical structures will be dealt with:
- cervical spine
- bare-humeral crap
- elbow
- Wrist
- hand
- Chest
- back lumbar spine
- hip bone
- hip
- knee
- ankle
- foot

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Christy Cael anatomia funzionale: anatomia muscoloscheletrica, chinesiologica e palpazione per terapisti manuali Piccin 2010 978-88-299-2072-3
Serge Tixa atlante di anatomia palpatoria dell'arto inferiore Masson 2005 88-214-2683-3
Serge Tixa atlante di anatomia palpatoria di collo, tronco e arto superiore. ispezione manuale di superficie. Masson 2005 88-214-2534-7

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral examination where the knowledge of functional anatomy will be evaluated, the description and the detection of musculoskeletal structures through the repetition points, using a subject as a model.

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