Master's degree in Preventive and Adapted Exercise Science

Forensic medicine and social security

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Name of lecturer
Aldo Eliano Polettini
Aldo Eliano Polettini
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Other available courses
Academic sector
Language of instruction
2° semestre motorie dal Mar 1, 2021 al May 30, 2021.

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

The purpose of the course is to provide the student with the fundamentals of Legal Medicine and Social Security Medicine and their various disciplines. Subjects will be treated and presented in view of their integration with the program of the Exercise and Sport Medicine Degree Course.


Introduction to legal medicine
The cause-effect relationship
Professional secret and italian act on privacy
Informed consent to treatments
The social security Italian system: INAIL/INPS/disability support/act 104/92
Forensic Toxicology
Doping: juridical aspects
Substances of abuse and traffic accidents
Traumatic injuries: relevant medicolegal aspects

Suggested textbooks and material:

Material distributed and notes taken during lectures

G.A. Norelli, C. Buccelli, V. Fineschi, Medicina Legale e delle Assicurazioni, Piccin, Padova, 2009

R. Froldi, Lezioni di Tossicologia Forense, G. Giappichelli Editore, Torino, IV Edizione, 2007.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Polettini Appunti delle Lezioni 2020
Polettini Diapositive delle lezioni 2020

Assessment methods and criteria

written questionnaire + possible oral inteview

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