Learning outcomes of the course unit
The aim of the course is to provide the cognitive tools and methodological basis for the analysis and synthesis of human movement. For this purpose, will be presented in an integrated neurophysiological and biomechanical aspects of motor control
Course contents summary
Joint and muscle biomechanics
Movement, balance. Forces and moments. Constraints and reactions. The static biomechanics: Examples of estimation of forces in joints and muscles. The dynamics in biomechanics:
Basic concepts of linear and angular kinematics. Reference systems. Reconstruction of the movement. Powertrains. Joint kinematics.
Anatomy and function of the musculoskeletal system. Main components: bone and cartilage, muscle, tendons, ligaments, joints.
A. Kapandji: Fisiologia Articolare Monduzzi editore
Assessment methods and criteria