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BIOMECHANICS

CODE 98881
ACADEMIC YEAR 2020/2021
CREDITS 2 credits during the 2nd year of 8744 Movement, Sport and Health Sciences (L-22) SAVONA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR ING-INF/06
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION SAVONA (Movement, Sport and Health Sciences)
MODULES This unit is a module of:
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

AIMS AND CONTENT

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

At the end of this course, students will: 

1. know the tools and main equipment used for quantitative study of human movements

2. know the mechanical behaviour of muscles

3. be able to apply the laws of mechanics (kinematics, statics, dynamics) to simple sport-related movements (jumps, throws, locomotion)

TEACHING METHODS

Lectures

Exercises 

Demonstration of software for movement analysis

Visit to a movement analysis lab

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

1. Kinematics and kinectics

2. Equilibrium and posture

3. Instrumentation for movement analysis

4. Muscle mechanics and kinetics

5. Dynamometry and electromyography

6. Biomechanics of jumps and throws

7. Biomechanics of locomotion: walking, running, swimming, cycling

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Lecture slides (available on aulaweb)

Additional material: proposed exercises, videos, scientific papers

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

LAURA AVANZINO (President)

AMBRA BISIO (President)

ANDREA CANESSA (President)

EMANUELA LUISA FAELLI (President)

PIERO RUGGERI (President)

MARCO BOVE (President and Coordinator of Integrated Course)

LESSONS

TEACHING METHODS

Lectures

Exercises 

Demonstration of software for movement analysis

Visit to a movement analysis lab

Class schedule

All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

written exam

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
07/06/2021 09:00 GENOVA Orale
28/06/2021 09:00 GENOVA Orale
12/07/2021 09:00 GENOVA Orale
13/09/2021 09:00 GENOVA Orale