MOTOR SCIENCE APPLIED CLINICAL STUDIES
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Course Objectives: Knowledge of the main diseases observed in the sports field concerning Internal Medicine (Endocrine, Metabolic, Nutritional, Osteoarticular and Rheumatological Diseases) and Specialist Medicine (Cardiology, Dermatology, Gynecology and Child Neuropsychiatry Diseases) and related anatomopathological aspects.
Basic knowledge of anatomy, physiology and biochemistry
Course contents summary
Prof. Giuseppe Magnati
Energetic and non-energetic nutritional principles.
Food intake control. Hunger and Satiety.
Nerve centres and routes. Eating behaviour disorders (EBD).
Nutritional requirements. Caloric intake requirements. Nutrition in the various phases of life
and during illness. Nutrition for the athlete.
Prof. Vittorio Coiro
Liver and kidney stone disease.
Respiratory rehabilitation at the thermal spa.
Prof. Daniele Costi
Physical activity and bone mass in the various phases of life.
Physical activity in the elderly.
Physical activity protocol in osteoporotic patients.
Prof. Giovanni Passeri
(Osteometabolic Disease Unit)
DEXA evaluation of mineral, muscle and fat content.
Post-menopausal osteoporosis, senile osteoporosis and osteoporosis in men.
Calcium and mineral waters in osteoporosis prevention.
Prof. Domenico CORRADI
Macroscopic and microscopic bone anatomy overview.
Non tumoural bone diseases.
Tumoural bone diseases.
Classification of bone tumours according to the WHO.
Overview of the main bone tumours.
Macroscopic and microscopic skeletal muscle anatomy overview.
Non neoplastic diseases of the skeletal muscle.
Neurogenic atrophies: overview.
Neuromuscular diseases: overview, myasthenia gravis.
Primary myopathic disorders.
Sudden death of young athletes.
Prof. Alessandro Grignaffini
Cerebral palsy, aspects of obstetric interest:
Labour as a potentially stressful event for the foetus – foetal vulnerability;
Prof. Francesco PISANI
Main steps of neuromotor development.
Infantile cerebral palsy.
Neuromuscular diseases in developmental age.
Hyperactivity and attention lability/deficit syndrome.
Prof. Walter TROISE RIODA
Classification of Rheumatic Diseases.
Inflammatory arthropathies (epidemiology, etiopathogenesis and clinical pictures)
Osteoarthrosis (epidemiology, etiopathogenesis, clinical pictures).
Microcrystalline Arthropathies (epidemiology, etiopathogenesis and clinical pictures).
Extra-articular rheumatism (epidemiology, etiopathogenesis and clinical pictures).
Pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment of arthro-rheumatic diseases.
Prof. Umberto SQUARCIA
Heart structure in children and young adults.
Principles of cardiocirculatory function.
Benefits and risks of motor activity in young people.
Fitness for competitive sports.
Main causes of syncope or cardiac arrest during motor activity.
Fundamental elements of cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
Prof. Alfredo ZUCCHI
Skin anatomy and physiology.
Outline of the most common dermatologic diseases.
Viral dermatological diseases (warts, condylomas, molluscum contagiosum).
Bacterial dermatological diseases (intertrigo, erythrasma, pyodermatitis, folliculitis, erysipelas).
Mycotic dermatological diseases (candidiasis, dermatophytosis).
Medicina Interna Sistematica. C. Rugarli, M ASSON Ed., Milan.
Nutrizione Clinica, G.Magnati e coll., EdiSES Ed., Naples.
Le basi patologiche delle malattie. Robbins e coll., Elsevier Ed.
Manuale di Dermatologia. T. Cainelli e coll., McGraw-Hill Ed.
Malattie Reumatiche. S. Todesco McGraw-Hill Ed.
Manuale di Neuropsichiatria Infantile. M. De Negri, Piccin Ed.
Lectures and interactive learning activities in small groups: