Other acvities

A.Y. 2019/2020
Overall hours
Learning objectives
Provide the student with a more in-depth knowledge of the specific topics covered in the teaching program as well as issues addressed to further educational activities of new scientific evidence.
Expected learning outcomes
The Additional Educational Activities (UAF) will allow the student to improve their skills in specific, strategic and innovative rehabilitation areas for their profession.
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Course syllabus
. Rehabilitation after breast surgery, head and neck surgery and lymphedema

. Rare disease rehabilitation: patient condition assessment in rehabilitation and practical characteristics of

· History of motor learning and robotics
· background of motor learning
· learning theories
· difference between motor learning and motor control
· difference between motor learning and performance
· learning phases
· consideration of motor learning in healthy and non-healthy persons
· how to give feedback to facilitate learning
· short term potentiation and long term potentiation
· plasticity concept
· difference between memory and learning
· principles of motor learning
· effects of robotics: pro and cons
· elements of robotics
· robotics in lower and upper limb treatment
· use of physiotherapy field robotics
Prerequisites for admission
Anatomy, General pathology, oncology, physiotherapeutic techniques
Knowledge of neurophysiology and neuroplasticity of the central nervous system
Teaching methods
Frontal lesson
Teaching Resources
1) Gane EM, Michaleff ZA, Cottrell MA, McPhail SM, Hatton AL, Panizza BJ6, O'Leary SP. Prevalence, incidence, and risk factors for shoulder and neck dysfunction after neck dissection: A systematic review. Eur J Surg Oncol. 2017 Jul;43(7):1199-1218

2) Linee guida flebo-linfologiche SIF-SICVE 2016 della società italiana di flebologia e della società italiana di chirurgia vascolare e endovascolare

3) Best practice for the managementof lymphedema- international consensus ILF (International Lymphedema framework)

4) Jones LW1, Alfano CM. Exercise-oncology research: past, present, and future. Acta Oncol. 2013 Feb;52(2):195-215

5) Egan MY1, McEwen S, Sikora L, Chasen M, Fitch M, Eldred S. Rehabilitation following cancer treatment. Disabil Rehabil. 2013;35(26):2245-

·Eric R. Kandel: Principi di Neuroscienze
·Motor Control di Anne Shumway Cook and Marjorie H. Wollacott
·Controllo Motorio e Apprendimento" di Richard A. Schmidt
·La Robotica in Neuroriabilitazione di L.F.Lucca, L. Pignolo, S. Mazzoleni (Ed. Piccin)
Assessment methods and Criteria
The course / seminar will be approved on the basis of attendance and participation
On appointment (send an email)
Exercise Medicine Units, IRCCS Istituto Auxologico Italiano, via Pier Lombardo 22
by appointment to be agreed via email
SCIBIS - Via Luigi Mangiagalli, 31 - Milano