ANATOMY AND ANTHROPOMETRICS UNIT B
cod. 1002952

Academic year 2014/15
1° year of course - First semester
Professor
GOBBI Giuliana
Academic discipline
Anatomia umana (BIO/16)
Field
Biomedico
Type of training activity
Characterising
7 hours
of face-to-face activities
1 credits
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Integrated course unit module: HUMAN ANATOMY AND BODY COMPOSITION ASSESSMENT

Learning objectives

knowledge and understanding
The course aims to provide students with the fundamental knowledge of the anatomy of the cardiovascular and respiratory systems

applied knowledge and understanding
knowledge referred to in the preceding paragraph are applied to adapted and preventive physical activity sciences

making Judgement
the student must be able to discuss anatomical topics and to evaluate a body posture

communication skills
the student must possess sufficient technical language in anatomy and posture

Learning skills
the student must be able to read a simple scientific text of anatomy

Prerequisites

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Course unit content

Respiratory System: microscopic and macroscopic functional anatomy of airways and lungs. Origin and course of vessels of the pulmonary and bronchial circulations. Microscopic anatomy of the air-blood barrier, respiratory mechanics.

Cardiovascular System: macroscopic and microscopic functional anatomy of the heart. Anatomy of the electrical conduction system of the heart, the mechanics of cardiac contraction. Cardiac specimens. Distribution of the main arterial territories and veins of the portal and caval systems. Microscopic anatomy of capillaries and blood-brain barrier. Outline of embryonic circulation.

Full programme

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Bibliography

Anatomia clinica, Delfino Ed, 2a edizione
Anatomia dell'Uomo 2° ed. (Ambrosi et al.) Ed. Edi-Ermes
Notes from the lectures

Teaching methods

class lectures

Assessment methods and criteria

oral examination: questions on the anatomy of cardiocirculatory system and respiratory system.

Other information

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