# FISICA APPLICATA STATISTICA MEDICA E INFORMATICA

11 CFU - 1° Semester

### Teaching Staff

PAOLO CASTORINA - Module APPLIED PHYSICS - FIS/07 - 4 CFU
Email: paolo.castorina@ct.infn.it
Office: Dipartimento Fisica ed Astronomia
Phone: 0953785322
Office Hours: lunedi 15-19
MASSIMO COSTANZO - Module STATISTICA MEDICA - MED/01 - 3 CFU
Email: COSTANZOMASSIMO@HOTMAIL.COM
Phone: 3470362008
Office Hours: DA CONCORDARE
MARIO MASSIMILIANO SALFI - Module Computer science - INF/01 - 4 CFU
Email: massimiliano.salfi@unict.it
Office: Dipartimento di Ingegneria Civile e ARchitettura (DICAR)
Phone: non inserito
Office Hours: Per appuntamento (inviare una email)

## Learning Objectives

• APPLIED PHYSICS

Understanding of the Physical Principles of biophysics of the Human body and of the biomedical instrumentation

## Detailed Course Content

• APPLIED PHYSICS

1) Scientific method. Scalar and Vector physical variables.

2) Inertia-force- acceleration-momentum-energy- potentials- gravity

3) Structure of matter and phase transition, gas, dynamics of fluids

4) Temperature- thermal dilatation- heat transmission- thermodynamics principles

5) Wave and oscillations - sound .

6) Light - reflection and refraction- colors - diffraction and interference.

7) Electrostatic - electric field and potential Elettrostatica - electric current - circuits - magnetism and magnetic induction- electromagnetic waves

8) Biomedical instrumentation and applications

• STATISTICA MEDICA

.Brief introduction to epistemology of knowledge

2. Scientific use

3. Types of measurement scales: nominal, ordinal, interval and ratio scales

4. Representation of data in graphs and tables

5. Central indicators, variability indicators, asymmetry and kurtosis

6. Probability, sum and product principle

7. Probability application

8. Diagnostic tests: sensitivity, specificity, predictive values

9. Relative risk and odds ratio

10. Probabiloity distributions: binomial, Poisson and normal

11. Standardized Gaussian curve

12. Inference: central limit theorem ,sample distribution of the mean and standard error

13. Confidence interval for the mean and variance

14. Hypothesis test: null and alternative hypotheses

15. Significance tests between two groups: Sudent t test for dependent and independent groups

16. Contingency tables and chi square test

1. Brief description of linear correlation and regression

2. Non parametric-tests

3. Scientific paper

## Textbook Information

• APPLIED PHYSICS

Hallyday, Resnik,Walker - Fundamental of Physics

• STATISTICA MEDICA
 Colton T (1991) Statistica Medica. Piccin: Padova. Armitage P, Berry G (1996) Statistica Medica - Metodi statistici per la ricerca in medicina. McGraw-Hill Libri Italia srl: Milano M. R. Costanzo, (2018). “Statistica sperimentale per le professioni sanitarie”, Createspace by Amazon

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