Università degli Studi di Urbino Carlo Bo / Portale Web di Ateneo


A.Y. Credits
2017/2018 8
Lecturer Email Office hours for students
Elisabetta Falcieri
Teaching in foreign languages
Course with optional materials in a foreign language English
This course is entirely taught in Italian. Study materials can be provided in the foreign language and the final exam can be taken in the foreign language.

Assigned to the Degree Course

Sport, Health and Physical Exercise (L-22)
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Learning Objectives

The course purpose is to give anatomical, histological, and structural competence to the entire human body. Human Anatomy knowledge is fundamental to carrying out motor and sports professions.


Cytology Notes. Histology: epithelial tissues, glands, connective tissues, blood, contractile tissues. Structure, ultrastructure and functional aspects.
Heart: relationships, structure and ultrastructure, valves, conduction system, fibrous skeleton, pericardium. General circulation. Pulmonary circulation. Carotid and cerebral circulation. Portal circulation. Heart vascularization. Big limb blood vessels. Structure and ultrastructure of arteries, veins and capillaries.
Lymphatic circulatory system and lymphoid organs.
Digestive system: mouth and joints, pharynx, esophagus, stomach, intestines. Liver: relationships, structure and functions. Pancreas: Morpho-functional aspects.
Respiratory system. Airways and lungs: structure and ultrastructure. Pleure.
Urinary tract. Renal and urinary tract: structure and ultrastructure. Nephron.
Endocrine System: Hormones. Hypophysis, epiphysis, thyroid, parathyroid, endocrine pancreas, adrenal, interstitial testicle and ovarian tissue. Diffuse endocrine system.
Male genital: testicles, sperm paths and adjacent glands: structure and ultrastructure.
Female genital system: ovary, oviduct, uterus, vagina: morpho-functional aspects. Ovarian cycle and uterine cycle. External genitals.

Histology: supportive connective tissues, cartilage tissue, bone tissue; skeletal muscle tissue and nervous tissue. Structure, ultrastructure and functional aspects.
Locomotory apparatus. The skeleton as a whole. Skull. Spine and various types of vertebrae. Chest, sternum and rib cage. Scapular jaw and pelvic cingulate. Bones of upper limb and bones of the lower limb.
Joints: structure, typologies and functional aspects. Sinusitis, diarrhea and systemic joint.
Muscle generalities. Head, neck and spine muscles, back and chest muscles, abdominal muscles.
Diaphram and respiratory muscles. Upper limb muscles and lower limb muscles.
Generalities on the nervous system: structure, organization and morpho-functional aspects. Spinal cord. Encefalic trunk. Cerebellum. Quadrigemina lamina. Diencephalus. Telencephalon.
Brain Ventricles, Liquor. Meningi: a tough mother, aracnoid and mother. Cranial nerve. Spinal nerve.
Drive the car. Ways of general sensibility. Peripheral receptors. Optical, acoustic way.
Nervous system.

Teaching Material

The teaching material prepared by the lecturer in addition to recommended textbooks (such as for instance slides, lecture notes, exercises, bibliography) and communications from the lecturer specific to the course can be found inside the Moodle platform › blended.uniurb.it

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