BIOMECHANICS

BIOMECHANICS

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Code
98881
ACADEMIC YEAR
2019/2020
CREDITS
2 credits during the 2nd year of 8744 Movement, Sport and Health Sciences (L-22) SAVONA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
ING-INF/06
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
SAVONA (Movement, Sport and Health Sciences)
semester
2° Semester
modules
This unit is a module of:
Teaching materials

AIMS AND CONTENT

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

At the end of this course, students will: 

1. know the tools and main equipment used for quantitative study of human movements

2. know the mechanical behaviour of muscles

3. be able to apply the laws of mechanics (kinematics, statics, dynamics) to simple sport-related movements (jumps, throws, locomotion)

Teaching methods

Lectures

Exercises 

Demonstration of software for movement analysis

Visit to a movement analysis lab

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

1. Kinematics and kinectics

2. Equilibrium and posture

3. Instrumentation for movement analysis

4. Muscle mechanics and kinetics

5. Dynamometry and electromyography

6. Biomechanics of jumps and throws

7. Biomechanics of locomotion: walking, running, swimming, cycling

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Lecture slides (available on aulaweb)

Additional material: proposed exercises, videos, scientific papers

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: on demand, by e-mail contact at: andrea.canessa@unige.it Teacher office: via All’Opera Pia 13, building E, first floor. Office direct phone number: 010-3532789

Exam Board

EMANUELA LUISA FAELLI (President)

ANDREA CANESSA (President)

LAURA AVANZINO (President)

AMBRA BISIO (President)

PIERO RUGGERI (President)

MARCO BOVE

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Lectures

Exercises 

Demonstration of software for movement analysis

Visit to a movement analysis lab

EXAMS

Exam description

written exam

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
11/06/2020 09:30 GENOVA Orale
09/07/2020 09:30 GENOVA Orale
24/09/2020 09:30 GENOVA Orale