PHYSIOLOGY AND NEUROPHYSIOLOGY OF PHYSICAL EXERCISE
Learning outcomes of the course unit
The knowledge of the functional mechanisms of the human body organs, the knowledge of their dynamic integration in apparatuses and the general mechanisms of functional control in normal conditions under stress and in particular pathological conditions
Successful examinartion of Physiokogy and Anatomy
Course contents summary
Cardiovascular system (elements)
Respiratory system (elements)
The cardiovascular and the respiratory systems during exercise
The cardiovascular and respiratory system at low atmospheric pressure (high altitude) and at high pressure (in immersion).
The motor program and the sensorimotor integration in movement planning
The role of the sensorial feedback in the control of movement execution.
Concussion and sport
Transitory loss of consciousness, (syncope and epilepsy); effects of physical activity
Lesions of the peripheral nervous system as a consequence of sport and physical activity
Basic principles of EMG and evoked potentials
Muscle pain and cramps
Techniques of recording and analysis of the human movement.
R.M. BERNE, M.N. LEVY – FISIOLOGIA – CASA EDITRICE AMBROSIANA
M.G. LEVITZKY - FISIOLOGIA POLMONARE – MCGRAW-HILL EDITORE
PINELLI P., POLONI M: -NUROLOGIA. PRINCIPI DI DIAGNOSTICA E TERAPIA - CASA EDITRICE AMBROSIANA
Oral lessons and Laboratory
Teachers: M.Gentilucci, G.Pavesi