PHYSICAL AND REHABILITATION MEDICINE

PHYSICAL AND REHABILITATION MEDICINE

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Code
80918
ACADEMIC YEAR
2018/2019
CREDITS
3 credits during the 3nd year of 8744 Movement, Sport and Health Sciences (L-22) SAVONA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
MED/34
TEACHING LOCATION
SAVONA (Movement, Sport and Health Sciences)
semester
1° Semester
modules
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

Physiological basis of rehabilitation and rehabilitation principles of the main neurological diseases.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Acquiring knowledge of the physiological bases of rehabilitation.
Rehabilitation of the main neurological diseases, with particular reference to the treatment of clinical conditions producing disorders of motor function

Teaching methods

Lectures with slides

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Physiological bases of rehabilitation: plasticity mechanisms and neuromuscular facilitation techniques. Elements of physiology and pathophysiology of motor control. Clinical exploration of the motor control: transcranial magnetic stimulation and assessment of spinal reflexes.
Upper motor neuron syndrome and lower motor neuron syndrome. Integrated treatment of the positive phenomena of the upper motor neuron syndrome: spasticity, spastic dystonia and spastic co-contraction. Rehabilitation of the patient with stroke. Rehabilitation of the patient with Parkinson's disease. Rehabilitation of the patient with aphasia and unilateral neglect. No invasive brain stimulation techniques (NIBS) and their application in rehabilitation.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Compendio di Neuroriabilitazione. G. Sandrini, R. Dattola. Verduci Editore.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: Prof. TROMPETTO by appointement via email: ctrompetto@neurologia.unige.it   PROF.SSA MORI by appointement via email:laura.mori@unige.it

Ricevimento: By appointment: email (giabbr@unige.it)   By appointment: email (elisapelosin@gmail.it)    

Exam Board

BRUNO SERIOLO (President)

GIOVANNI ABBRUZZESE (President)

ALICE LARONI (President)

MATTEO FORMICA (President)

DARIO ARNALDI (President)

LUIGI MOLFETTA

CARLO TROMPETTO

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Lectures with slides

LESSONS START

october 2016

ORARI

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PHYSICAL AND REHABILITATION MEDICINE

EXAMS

Exam description

Written test with multiple choice questions