SKELETAL-MUSCLE SYSTEM , ANTHROPOMETRY AND POSTURAL ASSESSMENT-PART B
Learning outcomes of the course unit
The course aims to provide students with basic knowledge of the anatomy of
the musculoskeletal system, focusing on the axial component.
Course contents summary
Classification of bones, joints and muscles.
Axial and Appendicular components of the skeletal system:
Bones of the skull, Temporo-mandibular joint, muscles of the head and neck and their innervation.
Spine; Anatomy of vertebrae, intervertebral Joints; muscles of the spine, thoracic cage; Ribs and costal cartilages; Sternum; costo-vertebral Joints; respiratory muscles.
Pectoral Girdle: Clavicle; Scapula; sterno-clavicular articulation; shoulder girdle muscles and their innervation.
Trattato di Anatomia Umana, Apparato Locomotore (Anastasi et al.) Ed. Edi-Ermes
Anatomia Umana (Martini et al.) 5° ed, EdiSES
oral lessons and laboratory
Assessment methods and criteria
written and oral examination