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

PHYSIOTHERAPY IN MUSCULOSKELETAL DISORDERS - TERAPIA FISICA

Course code
4S007308
Name of lecturer
Albina Boreatti
Number of ECTS credits allocated
1
Academic sector
MED/34 - PHYSICAL AND REHABILITATION MEDICINE
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
ROVERETO
Period
FISIO ROV 2A1S dal Oct 7, 2019 al Dec 20, 2019.

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Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

Acquire the fundamental knowledge regarding the application of physical energies for therapeutic purposes in the field of rehabilitation with the relative principles, evidence of efficacy and contraindications.
TRAINING OBJECTIVES: to provide students with the fundamental concepts for the use of instrumental physical therapy in Rehabilitation Medicine with respect to the principles of medical physics, biological effects, therapeutic indications and contraindications of physical therapies, as well as knowing how to apply methods of physical therapies. Develop skills related to the methods of application and the precautions for the use of physical therapies.

Syllabus

The course will cover the following topics;
-Termotherapy
-Therapeutic ultrasound and shock waves
-Laserterapy
-Electrotherapy
-Magnetoterapy

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 test with open questions and possible oral integration





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