PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION
Learning outcomes of the course unit
The course is designed to provide students with basic knowledge of Instrumental Physical Therapy and the principal sports-related rehabilitation methods.
Course contents summary
Various types of massage
Passive, assisted, and active Kinesitherapy
Muscle recovery programmes
Isotonic muscle strengthening (concentric - eccentric), isokinetic
Sports evaluation tests in a rehabilitative context
Rehabilitation in distortion trauma of the shoulder
Shoulder instability in athletes (prevention and treatment)
Comparison of shoulder-sport conflict syndromes (prevention and treatment)
Rehabilitation in knee distortion trauma
Rehabilitation in ankle distortion trauma
Muscle lesions and their rehabilitative approach
Rehabilitation in wrist disorders (overview)
Rehabilitation in hand disorders (overview)
S. Brent Brotzman, Kevin E. Wilk . La Riabilitazione in Ortopedia
2nd Edition, Ed. Excerpta Medica
Teaching methods: classroom lectures, small group activities.
Examination method: Oral exam.