Functional anatomy of the locomotor and nervous system

A.Y. 2020/2021
Overall hours
BIO/16 MED/26 MED/33
Learning objectives
The aims of the course are:
- to describe in detail the anatomical components of the musculoskeletal system and of the central and peripheral nervous system;
- to describe the microscopic structure and the main metabolic processes of the tissues constituting the locomotor apparatus and of the nervous system;
- to indicate the biomechanical principles of joint and muscle functioning and link them with the morphology of the structures;
- to describe the principles of nerve impulse transmission and the main anatomical pathways of transmission;
- to describe the main mechanisms of regulation and integration of the afferent and nervous efferences;
- to describe the various components at the base of body movement and its regulation mechanisms.
Expected learning outcomes
Course syllabus and organization

Unique edition

Human anatomy
BIO/16 - HUMAN ANATOMY - University credits: 2
Practicals: 15 hours
Lessons: 10 hours
Musculoskeletal system diseases
MED/33 - ORTHOPAEDICS - University credits: 2
Lessons: 20 hours
Professor: Pietrogrande Luca
MED/26 - NEUROLOGY - University credits: 1
Lessons: 10 hours