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

Kinesiology and functional evaluation - CHINESIOLOGIA FUNZIONALE

Course code
4S007228
Name of lecturer
Carolina Casagrande
Number of ECTS credits allocated
2
Academic sector
MED/48 - NURSING IN NEUROPSYCHIATRY AND REHABILITATION
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
ROVERETO
Period
FISIO ROV 1A2S dal Mar 5, 2020 al Jun 5, 2020.

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Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

Provide the student the anatomical and kinesiological knowledge, in order to be able to analyse the human movement, using the biomechanics principles.

Syllabus

Kinematic of human movement
Analysis of movement (physiological and accessory) of the lumbar-thoracic-cervical spine:
- Lumbar spine, pelvic girdle and concept of core stability
- Thorax spine, chest and respiratory function
- Cervical spine
- Temporomandibular joint
Analysis of movement (physiological and accessory) of upper limb
- Elbow and forearm
- Wrist and hand
- Reach, Manipulation, grasp and pinch
Analysis of movement of lower limb
Gait analysis (kinematic, kinetic, muscle activity)
Analysis of different static posture and change of position

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Perry J. Analisi del movimento 2005
I.A. Kapandji Anatomia funzionale 2011
Neumann Kinesiology of the musculoskeletal system: foundations for rehabilitation 2016

Assessment methods and criteria

Modality: Written exam with both multiple choice and open questions, Followed by an oral test.





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