MOTOR CONTROL AND HUMAN PERFORMANCE ASSESSMENT

MOTOR CONTROL AND HUMAN PERFORMANCE ASSESSMENT

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Code
80580
ACADEMIC YEAR
2018/2019
CREDITS
6 credits during the 1st year of 8725 Bioengineering (LM-21) GENOVA

6 credits during the 2nd year of 9913 DIGITAL HUMANITIES - COMMUNICATION AND NEW MEDIA (LM-92) GENOVA

SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
ING-INF/06
LANGUAGE
Italian (English on demand)
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Bioengineering)
semester
2° Semester
Teaching materials

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

To provide the essential physiological background and knowledge of

– experimental methods

– computational tools

for the analysis of human movements, their neural correlates and other related aspects of human performance

Teaching methods

Lectures, supervised lab activities

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

A. Human movement (wk 1)

B. Muscle mechanics and control (wk 2-3)

C. Single-joint neuromechanics (wk 4)

D. Multi-joint movements (wk 5-6)

E. Computational motor control (wk 7-8)

F. Motor learning (wk 9-10)

G. Movement kinetics (wk 11-12)

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

VITTORIO SANGUINETI (President)

MARCO MASSIMO FATO

MAURA CASADIO

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Lectures, supervised lab activities

EXAMS

Exam description

Written exam (weight 50%)

Project work (weight 50%)

Project work: develop a smartphone/tablet app for monitoring some form of user’s perceptual or motor performance