PRINCIPLES OF BIOMECHANICS AND BODY POSTURE
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Students will acquire basic knowledge about articular biomechanics and posture as well as rehabilitative treatments aimed at maintaining the correct posture.
Course contents summary
General information on articular biomechanics.
Biomechanics of the spine.
Biomechanics of the upper and lower limbs.
Kinesiology of walking.
Posture and its correlation with the working activity and sports.
Outline of specific rehabilitation techniques.
I.A. KAPANDJI: " Fisiologia articolare " Monduzzi Editore, 2004
S. CASATI: " Biomeccanica clinica in fisioterapia " Minerva Medica, 2006