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FISIO VI 2A1S dal Oct 1, 2019 al Nov 22, 2019.



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Learning outcomes

The course aims to provide an introduction to the management of chronic diseases through an approach based on the latest evidence and guidelines (EBM and EBP), incorporating the principles of the Chronic Care Model and initiative medicine, emphasizing the importance of physical activity in the promotion of health and individual well-being, and providing the tools to be able to plan and implement therapeutic exercise programs to improve flexibility, muscle strength and cardiorespiratory fitness.

At the end of the course students must demonstrate to be able to:
- know the principles of the Chronic Care Model and Initiative Medicine;
- recognize the importance of physical activity and movement culture with a view to care and prevention;
- know and use the determinants of the therapeutic exercise in order to set up exercise programs aimed at improving flexibility, muscle strength and cardiovascular resistance;
- implement clinical reasoning in chronic neurological e musculoskeletal disorders.


- Introduction to the concept of Chronic Care Model and to the different management of chronic pathology with respect to acute pathology
- The influence of physical activity on physical functionality
- Structuring of an exercise program
The parameters of physical activity - the FITT-VP principle
Patient safety - cardiovascular risk assessment
Joint flexibility programs
Soft tissue properties - Response to immobilization and elongation
Determinants, types and effects of stretching interventions
Procedural guidelines for the application of stretching interventions
Programs for muscle strengthening
Definitions and guiding principles
Muscle function and adaptation to exercise against resistance
Determinants of the exercise against resistance
Procedural guidelines for the application of muscular reinforcement interventions
Aerobic training programs
Definition of key concepts and terms
Physiological responses to aerobic exercise
Determinants of aerobic exercise
Procedural guidelines for the application of an aerobic training program
- Indications and evidences related to specific pathology physical exercise
Neurological disorders
Multiple sclerosis
Spinal injuries
Musculoskeletal disorders
Chronic low-back pain
Central awareness raising frameworks

Reference texts
Author Title Publishing house Year ISBN Notes
Physical Activity Guidelines Advisory Committee Scientific Report 2018 Physical Activity Guidelines Advisory Committee Scientific Report 2018
AAVV ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription (Edizione 10) Wolters Kluwer Health 2016 9780781769020
M.A. Jones, D. Rivett Clinical Reasoning in Musculoskeletal Practice (Edizione 2) Elsevier 2019 9780702059766

Examination Methods

- written test with multiple choice test (score from 0 - 18);
- oral exam by interview with the teacher (score from 0 - 15);
The final grade will be given by the sum of the two individual tests and will be expressed in thirtieths (33 points = 30 cum laude).

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