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The discipline provides to students the basic information of posturology which has the purpose the diagnosy and therapy for postural sistem disfunctions based on the global diagnostic model. It makes possible to link the clinic evaluations in particular: Neurologic, oculistic, orthopedic, physiatrist, dental etc.
Acquiring the knowledge and skills to understand: 1) The Physiopathological basis and therapeutical knowledge for paralytic strabismus and restrictive. 2) Main characteristics of nystagmus congenital and acquired 3) Diagnosis and treatment for the upon patologies 4) Physiologic basis of balance and how the ocular pathologies can change them.
The course wants to provide the followinf diagnostic tools:
The Romberg Test
The rotation head test
The Bassani test
The Fukuda Unterberger test
The manoeuvre of podalic convercence
Every lesson is divided in theorical part of 90 minutes, and practical part of 30 minutes.
The last lesson is dedicated to the usage of the stabilometric - baropodometric platform.
It will be used for specifical misuration on students who will discuss together about the results.
The last lesson is dedicated to the usage of the stabilometric – baropodemetric platform. It will be used for specifical misuration on students who will discuss together about the results.
Every lesson is divided in theorucal part of 90 minutes, and practical part of 30 minutes.
Hystorical information about the discipline.
Structure and anatomy of the scheletric muscle.
Isometric and Isotonic Contraction.
The impulse transmission.
Fine postural System.
Concept of postural biomecchanic.
What is a system.
The eye as esoentrance.
The eye as endoentrance.
The eye movements.
The mouth, relation between the occlusion and the posture.
The anatomy of the foot.
The foot as postural organ.
The foot as vascular organ.
Postural deficit syndrome.
Postural issues from the eye.
How proceed with an examination:
The Romberg test,
The rotation head test,
The Bassani test,
The Fukuda Unterberger test,
Podalic manouvre convergence.
Slow ocular convergence test.
- Dispense scritte e fornite dal Docente stesso
- Bricot B., "La riprogrammazione posturale globale", Statipro (1998)
- Guidetti G., "Diagnosi e terapia dei disturbi dell'equilibrio", Editore marrapese (1997)
- Pacini T., "Studio della postura e indagine baropodometrica", Chimat (2000)
- Gagey P.M., M. Weber, "Posturologia, regolazione e perturbazione della stazione eretta", Seconda ed. Marrapese Editore, Roma, 2000
- Densy-Struyf G., "Les chaines musculaires et articulaires", Maloine, Paris 1982
CARLO ALBERTO CUTOLO
MICHELE IESTER (President and Coordinator of Integrated Course)
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The exam will be composed of questions about the lessons and it has the goal to evaluate the ability to use the correct vocabulary and exposition of basic concepts of posturology.