ADAPTIVE SPORT AND BONE AND JOINT PATHOLOGIES
Learning outcomes of the course unit
At the end of the course the student should know in large measure the pathologies associated with every individual sport listed above and know how to frame it from a diagnostic, therapeutic, rehabilitative and preventative point of view.
Basic knowledge of anatomy and biomechanics.
Knowledge of the techniques and rules of the most developed sports in our region and nation.
Basic knowledge of the orthopedic and traumatological pathologies connected to these sports.
Course contents summary
Clinical framework, therapeutic, rehabilitative and preventative knowledge of the orthopedic and traumatological pathologies connected to the following sports:
1) Football (ankle and knee sprain and associated capsulo-ligament damage; muscular lesions and acute tendinitis of the lower limb)
2) Rugby (see football and ankle fractures, scapulo-humeral, elbow and acromion-clavicular dislocations)
3) Volleyball (rotator cuff damage, shoulder instability, SLAP damage, canicular syndromes in the shoulder area, finger sprains and IF dislocations, finger fractures)
4) Ski (leg fractures, knee sprains and Stener damage)
5) Baseball (see volleyball and elbow tendinous and nerve pathologies)
6) Cycling (fractures and dislocations in the scapula-humeral track, trochanteric and femoral neck fractures)
7) Light marathon athletics and long distance races (fractures from lower limb stress)
8) Five-a-side football (lower limb tendonopaths and Achilles’ heel damage)
Lesson lecture notes and the text “Orthopaedic Sport Medicine”; editor: Saunders Elsevier, authors: Delee JC, Drez D, Miller MD.
Classroom lectures and, at the student’s discretion, exercises in orthopaedia and traumatology at Emergency and Orthopaedic Surgery.
Assessment methods and criteria