FOOT ANATOMY

FOOT ANATOMY

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Code
67313
ACADEMIC YEAR
2019/2020
CREDITS
1 credits during the 1st year of 9284 PODOLOGY (L/SNT2) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
BIO/16
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (PODOLOGY)
semester
1° Semester
modules
This unit is a module of:
Teaching materials

AIMS AND CONTENT

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The teaching of Human Anatomy of the Locomotor Apparatus aims to bring students to the knowledge of the anatomical and functional organization of structures that allow the movement of the human body. An understanding of the topics covered in the classroom should allow the student to go deeper into specific topics in complete autonomy.

Teaching methods

The teaching activity is organised in lectures. During these lectures all the issues the student has to know for the final exam will be explained and discussed with the help of visual aids.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Motor Apparatus

General information and classification of bones, skeletal muscles and joints.

 

Skeleton and joints of lower limb: hip bone, femur, limpet, tibia, fibula, tarsal bones, metatarsal bones and foot phalanges.

Origin, insertion, innervation and action of the mm of the lower limb (hip, thigh, leg and foot).

Lower limb bands.

Neuroanatomy

Peripheral Nervous System: The way in which the lumbar and sacral plexuses are organized. Sensory and motor innervation of the lower limb with particular reference to the femoral nerve, obstructive nerve, ischial nerve, buttocks and posterior and lateral skin nerves of the thigh.

Vascular and lymphatic system

Arterial, venous and lymphatic vessels of the lower limb.

Organization of the inguinal lymphocenter.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Anatomia dell’uomo – Ambrosi – EdiErmes

Anatomia Umana – Martini -  EdiSes

Principi di Anatomia Umana - Tortora - Dati Editore

Trattato di anatomia umana (Anatomia generale, apparato tegumentario, apparato locomotore) – Anastasi  – EdiErmes

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

LESSONS

Teaching methods

The teaching activity is organised in lectures. During these lectures all the issues the student has to know for the final exam will be explained and discussed with the help of visual aids.

LESSONS START

November 2018