Learning outcomes of the course unit
Know the pathogenic mechanisms of the main osteoarticular diseases -inflammatory, degenerative and those caused by a metabolic disorder and theirclinical manifestations.
Recognise their repercussions and implications are inphysical activity.
Know which rheumatic diseases can be aggravated by, orbenefit from, physical activity.
Know which physical activities (both amateur andcompetitive) entail greater engagement of the osteoarticular system.
Course contents summary
1) The leastfrequent Arthropathies
2) Notes onConnective diseases (LES, Scleroderma, Dermato-polymyositis)
3) Notes onVasculitis (Polymyalgia Rheumatica, Temporal artheritis)?
4) Extra-articularrheumatism (Fibromyalgia)
5) Low backpain
S. TODESCO, P.F GAMBARI
ED. MAC GRAW HILL