POSTUROLOGY

POSTUROLOGY

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Code
68312
ACADEMIC YEAR
2019/2020
CREDITS
1 credits during the 3nd year of 9283 ORTHOPTIC STUDIES AND OPHTHALMOLOGICAL ASSISTANCE (L/SNT2) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
MED/30
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (ORTHOPTIC STUDIES AND OPHTHALMOLOGICAL ASSISTANCE)
semester
1° Semester
modules
This unit is a module of:
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

The discipline provides to students the basic information of posturology which has the purpose the diagnosy and therapy for postural sistem disfunctions based on the global diagnostic model. It makes possible to link the clinic evaluations in particular: Neurologic, oculistic, orthopedic, physiatrist, dental etc.

AIMS AND CONTENT

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

Acquiring the knowledge and skills to understand: 1) The Physiopathological basis and therapeutical knowledge for paralytic strabismus and restrictive. 2) Main characteristics of nystagmus congenital and acquired 3) Diagnosis and treatment for the upon patologies 4) Physiologic basis of balance and how the ocular pathologies can change them.

The course wants to provide the followinf diagnostic tools:
Barré's vertical

The Romberg Test

The rotation head test

The Bassani test

The Fukuda Unterberger test

The manoeuvre of podalic convercence

Every lesson is divided in theorical part of 90 minutes, and practical part of 30 minutes.

Posturografic exam:

The last lesson is dedicated to the usage of the stabilometric - baropodometric platform.

It will be used for specifical misuration on students who will discuss together about the results.

Teaching methods

The last lesson is dedicated to the usage of the stabilometric – baropodemetric platform. It will be used for specifical misuration on students who will discuss together about the results.

Every lesson is divided in theorucal part of 90 minutes, and practical part of 30 minutes.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Hystorical information about the discipline.

Balance.

Structure and anatomy of the scheletric muscle.

Muscolar tone.

Isometric and Isotonic Contraction.

The impulse transmission.

Fine postural System.

Concept of postural biomecchanic.

What is a system.

Esoentrance.

Endoentrance.

The eye.

The eye as esoentrance.

The eye as endoentrance.

The eye movements.

The mouth, relation between the occlusion and the posture.

The vestibule.

The anatomy of the foot.

The foot as postural organ.

The foot as vascular organ.

Sensoral interaction.

Postural deficit syndrome.

Postural issues from the eye.

How proceed with an examination:

Anamnesis

Clinical Tests:

Barrè's vertical,

The Romberg test,

The rotation head test,

The Bassani test,

The Fukuda Unterberger test,

Thumbs test,

Podalic manouvre convergence.

Slow ocular convergence test.

Posturografic exam.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

- Dispense scritte e fornite dal Docente stesso

- Bricot B., "La riprogrammazione posturale globale", Statipro (1998)

- Guidetti G., "Diagnosi e terapia dei disturbi dell'equilibrio", Editore marrapese (1997)

- Pacini T., "Studio della postura e indagine baropodometrica", Chimat (2000)

- Gagey P.M., M. Weber, "Posturologia, regolazione e perturbazione della stazione eretta", Seconda ed. Marrapese Editore, Roma, 2000

- Densy-Struyf G., "Les chaines musculaires et articulaires", Maloine, Paris 1982

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: Contatti del Docente Telefono studio: 010 542397 Cellulare: 349 7814497

Exam Board

RICCARDO SCOTTO (President)

AGOSTINO OLMI

MICHELE IESTER

LESSONS

Teaching methods

The last lesson is dedicated to the usage of the stabilometric – baropodemetric platform. It will be used for specifical misuration on students who will discuss together about the results.

Every lesson is divided in theorucal part of 90 minutes, and practical part of 30 minutes.

EXAMS

Exam description

Oral.

It is mandatory the subscription to the website: https://servizionline.unige.it/studenti/esami/

Assessment methods

The exam will be composed of questions about the lessons and it has the goal to evaluate the ability to use the correct vocabulary and exposition of basic concepts of posturology.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
16/09/2020 10:00 GENOVA Orale SEDE: Clinica Oculistica Piano 5