Master's degree in Preventive and Adapted Exercise Science

Anthropometry

Course code
4S000724
Name of lecturer
Carlo Zancanaro
Coordinator
Carlo Zancanaro
Number of ECTS credits allocated
3
Other available courses
Academic sector
BIO/16 - HUMAN ANATOMY
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
1° semestre motorie dal Oct 1, 2020 al Jan 29, 2021.

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

The aim of this course is to provide the students with theoretical and practical knowledge on the following items:
• Applied human anatomy with special reference to surface and palpatory anatomy
• Anthropometric measurements

Syllabus

Surface and topographic anatomy:
detection of bony landmarks
detection of origin and insertion of skeletal muscles
manual functional evaluation of skeletal muscles
detection of selected nerve and vessel landmarks
Anthropometry
anthropometry instrumentation and main anthropometric measurements
execution of anthropometry with anthropometer
execution of skinfold thickness measurement

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Lumley Anatomia di superficie. CEA 2004
S. Tixa Atlante di anatomia palpatoria. 2 voll Masson 2000

Assessment methods and criteria

The examen consists of multiple choice questions (n=20). Five answers, one correct. Correct answer, 1 point; wrong/missing answer, 0 points.





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