ANATOMY AND ANTHROPOMETRICS UNIT B
Learning outcomes of the course unit
knowledge and understanding
The course aims to provide students with the fundamental knowledge of the anatomy of the cardiovascular and respiratory systems
applied knowledge and understanding
knowledge referred to in the preceding paragraph are applied to adapted and preventive physical activity sciences
the student must be able to discuss anatomical topics and to evaluate a body posture
the student must possess sufficient technical language in anatomy and posture
the student must be able to read a simple scientific text of anatomy
Course contents summary
Respiratory System: microscopic and macroscopic functional anatomy of airways and lungs. Origin and course of vessels of the pulmonary and bronchial circulations. Microscopic anatomy of the air-blood barrier, respiratory mechanics.
Cardiovascular System: macroscopic and microscopic functional anatomy of the heart. Anatomy of the electrical conduction system of the heart, the mechanics of cardiac contraction. Cardiac specimens. Distribution of the main arterial territories and veins of the portal and caval systems. Microscopic anatomy of capillaries and blood-brain barrier. Outline of embryonic circulation.
Anatomia clinica, Delfino Ed, 2a edizione
Anatomia dell'Uomo 2° ed. (Ambrosi et al.) Ed. Edi-Ermes
Notes from the lectures
Assessment methods and criteria
oral examination: questions on the anatomy of cardiocirculatory system and respiratory system.