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

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### ADVANCED METHODOLOGIES IN MUSCLE-SKELETAL PHYSIOTHERAPY AND RESEARCH INTRODUCTION - STATISTICA INFERENZIALE IN RICERCA CLINICA

Course code
4S007306
Name of lecturer
Francesca Locatelli
Number of ECTS credits allocated
1
MED/01 - MEDICAL STATISTICS
Language of instruction
Italian
Site
VICENZA
Period
FISIO VI 2^ anno - 2^semestre dal Apr 26, 2021 al Jul 2, 2021.

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## Learning outcomes

The course is aimed at introducing the basic tools for the quantitative evaluation of biomedical problems, with the goal of preparing the students to interpret and communicate appropriately the information collected on a sample of patients. To provide the basic theoretical tools of sampling, analysis and distribution of qualitative and quantitative variables.

## Syllabus

Probability distributions
- Binomial distribution
- Gauss distribution
- T Student
- chi squared distribution

Statistical inference:
- Sampling
- Central limit theorem
- point estimate;
- confidence interval
- statistical test (t and chi squared )

 Reference books Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note Jekel JF, Katz DL, Elmore JG, Wild DMG Epidemiologia, Biostatistica e Medicina Preventiva Elsevier-Masson 2009 Armitage P, Berry G Statistica medica. Metodi statistici per la ricerca in medicina (Edizione 3) McGraw-Hill Libri Italia, Milano 1996 Glantz SA Statistica per Discipline Biomediche (Edizione 6) McGraw-Hill 2007 9788838639258

## Assessment methods and criteria

The final test is a written exam with short answer questions and multiple choice questions.
The aim of the test is to verify the knowledge of all the topics discussed.
The final evaluation is expressed in thirtieths.

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