The course aims to learn about the biomechanics of the hip, knee, shoulder and spine and also learn about the main orthopedic and neuroogical pathologies where the OT appears to be useful in the rehabilitation process.
The aim is to provide the knowledge of the main musculoskeletal diseases of orthopedic and traumatology. The course provides knowledge regarding common orthopedic and traumatological diseases in physical and sports activities, related to their impact on the planning, organization, and management of motor activities, in relation to the various ages : from thepediatric age to the elderly.
Principles of joint biomechanics examined through lectures and the study of specific texts. Use of orthoses through the principles of bio-mechanics
Frontal lession. PPT files.
Should teaching be carried out in mixed mode or remotely, it may be necessary to introduce changes with respect to previous statements, in line with the programme planned and outlined in the syllabus.
Learning assessment may also be carried out on line, should the conditions require it
.Joint biomechanics principles examined through lectures and the study of specific texts. Use of orthoses and biomechanics principles
The course is based on the main orthopaedic and traumatologic disorders, highlighting: epidemiology, etiology, pathogenesis, clinical features, imaging investigations, differential diagnosis, prognosis, complications, conservative and surgical treatment.
Examination of Musculoskeletal Injuries. Fourth Edition by S.J.Shultz,Peggy A. et al.
Kinesiology of the Musculoskeletal system: foundation for rehabilitation, third Ed. - Elsevier Inc.
1. Sessa-Villani. Ortopedia e Traumatologia. Monduzzi Editore.