Physics and statistics

A.Y. 2020/2021
Overall hours
FIS/07 MED/01
Learning objectives
The aim of this course is:
-To provide the basic notions and the methods of biomedical physics;
-To provide the principles of mechanics and their applications to human locomotion;
-To provide the principles of fluid dynamics and thermodynamics and their applications to human physiology.
Expected learning outcomes
At the end of the course, the students:
- will be able to use, in a rigorous manner, the language and the units of Physics;
- will be able to describe quantitatively the mechanics of locomotion and some key physiological processes.
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Given the current health situation, teaching will be carried out entirely at a distance
Prerequisites for admission
There are no specific prerequisites
Assessment methods and Criteria
Written exam (multiple choice and open questions)
Applied physics
Course syllabus
Basics of rototranslational kinematics of the rigid body
Basics of rototranslational dynamics of the rigid body
Measurement and representation of biomechanical parameters
Kinematic analysis of the movement
Dynamic analysis of the movement
Teaching methods
Lectures and seminars
Teaching Resources
I.A. Kapandji, Anatomia funzionale. Maloine-Monduzzi Editoriale
Medical statistics
Course syllabus
Observational Studies.

Measures in Epidemiology.

Basic statistical methods.

Statistical inference and significance.

Measures of association and risk.

Variability of estimates and measure errors.

Error, bias and inference.
Teaching methods
Lectures and seminars
Teaching Resources
Notes provided by the teacher in the classroom.
Applied physics
FIS/07 - APPLIED PHYSICS - University credits: 1003
Lessons: 40 hours
Professor: Giavazzi Fabio
Medical statistics
MED/01 - MEDICAL STATISTICS - University credits: 4
Lessons: 40 hours