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JOINT AND MUSCLE EVALUATION

CODE 67889
ACADEMIC YEAR 2020/2021
CREDITS 2 credits during the 1st year of 9281 PHYSIOTHERAPY (L/SNT2) CHIAVARI
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR MED/48
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION CHIAVARI (PHYSIOTHERAPY)
SEMESTER 2° Semester
MODULES This unit is a module of:
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

The Integrated Course on Kinesiology, Biomechanics and General Rehabilitation includes six disciplinary modules: two (Biomechanics, General Rehabilitation) at the first semester of the 1st year, the other four in the first semester of the 1st year.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Automatically inserted by the teaching regulations

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

Acquire the basic notions about muscular and joint examination and be able to apply them

TEACHING METHODS

Frontal lessons

Simulations, theoretical-practical exercises:

Students will also have the opportunity to attend workshops and didactic spaces to implement musculoskeletal and muscular motion analysis, the main points of anatomical and muscular tests, and become themselves practitioners and subjects involved.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Palpation of bone, ligament and muscular structures.

Principles of the joint balance. Use of the goniometer.

Articular upper limb examination.

Articulation of the lower limb.

joint examination of the spine.

Muscle Examination: Key Principles of Muscle Test, Patient Position, Evaluation.

Trunk muscle test.

Upper limb muscle tissue test.

Lower limb muscle test.

Examining muscle lengths.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Kendall-Kendall-Wadsworth "The Muscles"

H.M.Clarkson "Kinesiological Evaluation"

Material provided by the teacher

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

LESSONS

TEACHING METHODS

Frontal lessons

Simulations, theoretical-practical exercises:

Students will also have the opportunity to attend workshops and didactic spaces to implement musculoskeletal and muscular motion analysis, the main points of anatomical and muscular tests, and become themselves practitioners and subjects involved.

LESSONS START

Lessons will take place during the period between March and May

Class schedule

All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

The exam is oral; It will be primarily directed to assessing the appropriate knowledge of the topics covered in the module.

ASSESSMENT METHODS

Details on how to prepare for the exam and the degree to which each subject will be discussed will be communicated during the lessons.

The exam will focus mainly on the topics discussed during the front lessons and in any case on all those specified in the program

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
20/01/2021 09:30 GENOVA Orale
24/02/2021 09:30 GENOVA Orale
23/06/2021 09:30 GENOVA Orale
05/07/2021 09:30 GENOVA Orale
19/07/2021 09:30 GENOVA Orale
06/09/2021 09:30 GENOVA Orale
21/09/2021 09:30 GENOVA Orale

FURTHER INFORMATION

GARAVENTA DANIELA dgaraventa@asl4.liguria.it    
BANAUDI Valeria v.banaudi@asl1.liguria.it
LAURA CINZIA c.laura@asl1.liguria.it
ROBUTTI ALESSANDRO a.robutti@asl2.liguria.it 
AMADI SIMONETTA zanego@libero.it
BIANCHETTI PATRIZIA patrizia.bianchetti@hsanmartino.it
PELOSIN ELISA elisa.pelosin@unige.it