Università degli Studi di Napoli "Parthenope"

Teaching schedule

Academic year: 
2019/2020
Belonging course: 
Course of Master's Degree Programme on MOVEMENT SCIENCES FOR PREVENTION AND WELLBEING
Disciplinary sector: 
EXPERIMENTAL MEDICINE AND PATHOPHYSIOLOGY (MED/04)
Language: 
Italian
Credits: 
6
Year of study: 
2
Teachers: 
Cycle: 
First Semester
Hours of front activity: 
48

Language

Italian

Course description

The aim of the course is to provide students with the knowledge of the pathophysiology of the endocrine, muscular and bone system and the role of physical activity.

Prerequisites

Basic concepts of biology, biochemistry, anatomy, physiology and general pathology

Syllabus

Hormones.
Acromegaly prolactinoma.
Hypothyroidism-Hyperthyroidim- Thyroiditis- Thyroid tumors. Hyperparathyroidism, Multiple Endocrine Neoplasms.
Cushing's syndrome.
Addison's disease.
Amenorrhea, polycystic ovary syndrome.
The fractures. Osteoporosis.
Paget's disease. Osteomyelitis.
Bone tumors. Osteoarthritis.
Rheumatoid arthritis.
Gout.
Systemic lupus erythematosus.
Myopathies.
Dystrophies: Duchenne, Becker, Steinert.
Myasthenia.
Skeletal muscle tumors. Fibromyalgia.

General pathophysiology of the endocrine system.
General physiopathology of bone tissue.
General physiopathology of muscle tissue

Teaching Methods

Frontal lessons.
Seminar meetings .
In-depth meetings.

Textbooks

Pontieri. Elementi di Patologia generale & Fisiopatologia generale. IV Edizione. Piccin.
Mainiero-Misasi-Sorice. Patologia generale &Fisiopatologia generale. VI Edizione Piccin
Kumar-Abbas- Robbins- Fondamenti di Patologia e di Fisiopatologia. Edra.
Buono. Attività fisica per la salute. Seconda Edizione. Idelson Gnocchi. 

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Learning assessment

Final exam: An oral exam in which the knowledge of the different topics covered during the course will be assessed, the ability to synthesis, the clarity and correctness of the exposure and the ability to link and integrate the contents.
The evaluation will be expressed in 30/30 and the minimum to pass the exam is 18/30.

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