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Morandi Anita 045/8127659

Moro Valentina +39 045 802 8370

Picelli Alessandro +39 045 8124573

Pighi Michele 0458122320

Pilotto Franco 049/5594050

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Tamburin Stefano +39 0458124285 (segreteria)

Tardivo Stefano +39 045 802 7660

Tinazzi Michele +39 045 8122601

Vale' Nicola +39 045 812 4573

Varalta Valentina +39 045 812 4956

Viapiana Ombretta +39 045 812 4049

Zoico Elena +39 045 8122537

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Teaching code




The teaching is organized as follows:

Strategie avanzate di terapia manuale nei disordini muscoloscheletrici




FISIO VI 2^ anno - 2^semestre

Academic staff

Andrea Zimoli

Statistica inferenziale in ricerca clinica




FISIO VI 2^ anno - 2^semestre

Academic staff

Francesca Locatelli

Logica clinica e filosofia della scienza in fisioterapia




FISIO VI 2^ anno - 2^semestre

Academic staff

Franco Pilotto

Metodologia della fisioterapia basata sulle evidenze




FISIO VI 2^ anno - 2^semestre

Academic staff

Simone Cecchetto

Learning outcomes

Provide basic knowledge about manual therapy strategies in musculoskeletal disorders, the methodology of sports physiotherapy, the methodology of evidence-based physiotherapy, inferential statistics in clinical research as well as logics and philosophy of science in physiotherapy. MODULE: ADVANCED MANUAL THERAPY STRATEGIES IN MUSCULO-SKELETAL DISORDERS Know the general principles and procedures for the application of specific techniques of manual therapy, indications/contraindications, differences in the different approaches of manual therapy in order to choose the most effective method with an EBP approach. Apply them to some sample cases. MODULE: METHODOLOGY OF SPORTS PHYSIOTHERAPY Know the assessment and intervention strategies (preventive, curative, rehabilitative) in dysfunctions related to sports activities, paying attention to gesture-specific dysfunctions. Know and be able to apply the principles of intervention in case of severe conditions. MODULE: PHYSIOTHERAPY METHODOLOGY BASED ON EVIDENCE Know the principles of the Evidence Based Practice, the different types of studies and research questions (descriptive, etiology/risk, diagnostic/evaluation, prognostics, treatment). Know the concepts of systematic review, meta-analysis and guidelines. Consolidate the psychometric aspects of evaluation strategies. Know how to correctly formulate a research question, know how to build a search string and carry out research using the main databases in physiotherapy and rehabilitation. Know how to critically read a scientific study. MODULE: INFERENTIAL STATISTICS IN CLINICAL RESEARCH Know the fundamental elements of the inferential statistics useful for inducing or inferring the properties of a population on the basis of known data relating to a sample. Acquire knowledge concerning experimental design, sampling, analysis and distribution of variables. MODULE: LOGICS AND PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE IN PHYSIOTHERAPY Understand the essential problems related to the philosophy of science and logics, the links between philosophical reflection on the scientific method and the practice of science in physiotherapy. Acquire knowledge and skills in the understanding of a philosophical text, ability to apply this knowledge to philosophical issues, autonomy of judgment regarding the implications and meaning of topics, communication skills aimed at the correct expression of philosophical contents, ability to learn philosophical contents.


Reference texts
Author Title Publishing house Year ISBN Notes
Marco Testa, Andrea Zimoli IL DOLORE CERVICALE - Guida alla valutazione e al trattamento (Edizione 1) LSWR SRL 2014 978-88-214-3060-2
Jekel JF, Katz DL, Elmore JG, Wild DMG Epidemiologia, Biostatistica e Medicina Preventiva Elsevier-Masson 2009
Armitage P, Berry G Statistica medica. Metodi statistici per la ricerca in medicina (Edizione 3) McGraw-Hill Libri Italia, Milano 1996
Glantz SA Statistica per Discipline Biomediche (Edizione 6) McGraw-Hill 2007 9788838639258
Vari Materiale fornito dal docente 2020
D. Antiseri Teoria unificata del metodo Utet Università 2001
Herbert - Jamtvedt - Hagen - Mead Fisioterapia basata sulle evidenze (Edizione 2) Edra - Masson 2014

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