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School of Medicine
Course unit
MEP3053144, A.A. 2018/19

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2017/18

Information on the course unit
Degree course First cycle degree in
ME1848, Degree course structure A.Y. 2011/12, A.Y. 2018/19
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Degree course track GENERICO - SEDE DI SANTORSO (VI) [999SA]
Number of ECTS credits allocated 6.0
Type of assessment Mark
Department of reference Department of Neurosciences
Mandatory attendance
Language of instruction Italian
Single Course unit The Course unit CANNOT be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit is available ONLY for students enrolled in PHYSIOTHERAPY

Teacher in charge EUGENIO PREBIANCA
Other lecturers ROSANNA COGO

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses MED/48 Neuropsychiatric and Rehabilitation Nursing 6.0

Course unit organization
Period Second semester
Year 2nd Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
Hours of
Individual study
Lecture 6.0 60 90.0 No turn

Start of activities 25/02/2019
End of activities 14/06/2019
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2011 course timetable

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
30 Commissione 2019/20 sede di Santorso 01/10/2019 30/09/2020 PREBIANCA EUGENIO (Presidente)
SFORZA ROBERTO (Membro Effettivo)
26 Commissione 2018/19 sede di Santorso 01/10/2018 30/09/2019 PREBIANCA EUGENIO (Presidente)
COGO ROSANNA (Membro Effettivo)

Prerequisites: Knowledge of anatomy and physiology, evaluation of the locomotor system, orthopedic and rheumatological clinic
Target skills and knowledge: Know and use the appropriate assessment tools for pathological conditions of the patient in relation to the area of ​​the osteo-muscular-articular disorders
Practice in a simulated manner the main therapeutic approaches (clinical reasoning, evaluation and therapeutic practice) in safety and ergonomics regarding the scope of the osteo-muscular-articular disorders
Examination methods: written and oral exam
Assessment criteria: They will be indicated by the teacher at the beginning of the course
Course unit contents: The epistemological foundations
"Therapeutic practice" Systems and movement system; Development of the interpretative models of the body.
Pain and "therapeutic" relationship
Elements of the system: physiology and physiopathology of tissues
Rheological properties of soft tissues and their adaptation.
Characteristics, main dysfunctions and recovery mechanisms of the various tissues: muscular tissue, osteo-articular, fascial, nervous.
Relevant clinical conditions: trauma, conflict, hypomobility, instability, compensation.
Logical reasoning in the clinic. Mod. Inductive, abductive; Hypothetical-deductive model; Clinical reasoning as a process; The hypothesis
The diagnostic-evaluative process Subjective examination (structure) Objective examination (structure) Diagnosis; Management of care, intensity, progression, role of the patient. Classification (reinforcement, elongation, proprioceptive, mobilization, stabilization, in water, ETC, ... ..) Passive mobilization - Stretching - Muscular exercise: rational and variable
The main therapeutic "concepts" in the orthopedic field
Reasoning from the clinic to the exercise. Exercise and rehabilitation goals. Progression and adaptation of the exercise to the patient. Contents methods and objectives. Cognitive Therapeutic Exercise.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: They will be indicated by the teacher at the beginning of the course
Additional notes about suggested reading: They will be indicated by the teacher at the beginning of the course
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • Kisner, Carolyn; Colby, Lynn Allen; Mario, Beatrice; Galzignato, Chiara, Esercizio terapeuticofondamenti e tecnicheCarolyn Kisner, Lynn Allen Colby. Padova: Piccin, 2014, --.