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School of Medicine
CHILDHOOD NEURO AND PSYCOMOTRICITY
Course unit
HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY AND KINESIOLOGY
MEO2043966, A.A. 2019/20

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2019/20

Information on the course unit
Degree course First cycle degree in
CHILDHOOD NEURO AND PSYCOMOTRICITY
ME1851, Degree course structure A.Y. 2011/12, A.Y. 2019/20
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 9.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY AND KINESIOLOGY
Department of reference Department of Women's and Children's Health
Mandatory attendance
Language of instruction Italian
Branch PADOVA
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 CHILDHOOD NEURO AND PSYCOMOTRICITY

Lecturers
Teacher in charge CARLA MUCIGNAT BIO/09
Other lecturers CATERINA GIOACHIN
ALBERTA MILANI
LUANA TONIOLO BIO/09

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Basic courses BIO/09 Physiology 3.0
Basic courses BIO/09 Physiology 2.0
Core courses MED/48 Neuropsychiatric and Rehabilitation Nursing 2.0
Core courses MED/48 Neuropsychiatric and Rehabilitation Nursing 2.0

Course unit organization
Period Second trimester
Year 1st Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
hours
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Lecture 9.0 90 135.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 18/01/2020
End of activities 29/03/2020
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2011 course timetable

Examination board
Examination board not defined

Syllabus
Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of Biology and Anatomy.
Basic knowledge on the main developmental Neuro-motor diseases.
Assessment criteria: Students should know the basic physiological mechanisms and their relationships.
Course unit contents: General Physiology: Muscle, heart and circulation, respiration, kidney, digestive system.
Neurophysiology: neuronal functions, membrane and action potentials. Sensory functions, motor functions, integrative functions.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Traditional lectures.
Additional notes about suggested reading: It is necessary to use a textbook besides the lectures shorthands.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • Midrio, “Compendio di fisiologia umana”. --: Piccin, --. Cerca nel catalogo
  • Ganong, “Fisiologia Medica”. --: Piccin, --. Cerca nel catalogo
  • Boccardi, Silvano; Lissoni, Alberto, Cinesiologia. Roma: --, --. Cerca nel catalogo
  • M.BOTTOS, PARALISI CEREBRALE INFANTILE: DALLA GUARIGIONE ALL’AUTONOMIA. DIAGNOSI E PROPOSTE RIABILITATIVE. --: PICCIN, --. Cerca nel catalogo
  • Silverthorn, Dee Unglaub; Vellea Sacchi, Franca, Fisiologia umana. Un approccio integrato. Milano: Pearson, 2013. Cerca nel catalogo
  • Kendall, Florence Peterson, I muscolifunzioni e test con postura e dolore. Roma: Verduci Editore, 2005. Cerca nel catalogo
  • Perry, Jacquelin, Gait analysis normal and pathological function. Thorofare (NJ): Slack, --. Cerca nel catalogo