Sports medicine

A.Y. 2019/2020
6
Max ECTS
42
Overall hours
SSD
MED/09 MED/33
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
Elements of the basic knowlege of the physiopathological processes related to the physical activity
Expected learning outcomes
The acquisition of the sport-medicine therminology for the sake of the correct understanding between sport and health workers.
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Responsible
Lesson period
Second semester
Course syllabus
Content
MEDICINE
INFLAMMATION AND INJURY REPAIR
Definition
General characteristics of inflammation
Vasculitis and tissue inflammation
Causes of inflammation
Cardinal signs of inflammation
Innate immunity and inflammation
Acute inflammation
Chronic inflammation
Systemic manifestation of inflammation
Healing, repair, regeneration
IMMUNE SYSTEM
Definition and basic concepts
Innate immunity
Acquired immunity
Cells of the immune system
Antigen presentation and recognition
Acquired humoral response
IMMUNE SYSTEM AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Response of the immune system to acute and chronic exercise
CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Introduction: morphofunctional elements
Morphofunctional adaptation of the myocardium to physical activity
Athlete's heart: adaptation to endurance and power exercise
Alterations in heart rhythm
Atherosclerosis
Ischemic heart disease
Arterial hypertension
Venous thrombosis
RESPIRATORY DISEASES AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Introduction: morphofunctional elements
Acute and chronic bronchitis
Pneumonitis
Pleuritis
Bronchial asthma
Pulmonary emphysema
CHRONOBIOLOGY AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Biological rhythms
Chronotype and physical activity
Jet lag and sports performance
Sleep and physical activity
URINARY TRACT DISEASES AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Introduction: morphofunctional elements
Effects of exercise on renal function
Renal calculi
BODY FLUID ALTERATIONS AND ACID-BASE BALANCE IN RELATION TO PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Body fluid compartments
Volume alterations
Dehydration: different types of water loss and correlated imbalances
EYE DISEASES AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Introduction: morphofunctional elements
Diseases of the orbit, eyelids, conjunctiva, lachrymal ducts, and bulb
OTORHINOLARYNGOIATRIC DISEASES AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Introduction: morphofunctional elements
Epitasis, nasal bone fracture, trauma to the auditory system and the larynx
SKIN DISEASES AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Introduction: morphofunctional elements
CUTANEOUS TRAUMA AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
MANUAL, PHYSICAL, KINESIOTHERAPEUTIC TREATMENT
Introduction
ANATOMY
General organization of bone tissue; bone tissue in adults and the elderly; osteoporosis
Bone modeling and remodeling; bone growth; Paget's disease
Hormonal regulation of calcium homeostasis; osteomalacia, rickets
OSTEOGENESIS
Intramembranous and endochondral osteogenesis
Reparative osteogenesis (fracture repair)
General organization of cartilage and muscle tissue
CONGENITAL DISORDERS
Club foot, hip dysplasia
ARTHROSIS
Introduction
Coxarthrosis
Gonarthrosis
TUMORS
Introduction
Tumor-like lesions
Benign tumors
Malignant tumors
ACQUIRED DISORDERS
Osteochondrosis, Dupuytren's contracture, hallux valgus
SPINAL DISORDERS
Scoliosis, low back pain, sciatic pain
FRACTURES
Introduction to fractures, classification, traumatic and training-induced periostitis
CAPSULAR LIGAMENT INJURIES
Introduction, knee, shoulder, ankle
MUSCLE-TENDON DISORDERS
Direct and indirect muscle injury, myofascial pain syndrome, classification of tendon disorders, tendon rupture
Prerequisites for admission
Knowledge of elements of anatomy and and physiology.
Teaching methods
Frontal lectures.
Teaching Resources
Teaching material provided on the ARIEL website.
Assessment methods and Criteria
Written exam: total of 60 multiple choice questions, with 30 questions per module. The passing grade is 18/30 points.
Oral exam: Students may take the oral exam if they wish but must have passed the written exam first. Failure to pass the oral exam will result in having to take both the written and the oral exam again and together on the same exam date. A written exam with a passing grade will not be carried over to a future exam date.
MED/09 - INTERNAL MEDICINE - University credits: 0
MED/33 - ORTHOPAEDICS - University credits: 0
Lessons: 42 hours
Professor(s)
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