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ANTHROPOMETRIC MEASUREMENT LABORATORY
LABORATORIO DI VALUTAZIONE ANTROPOMETRICA

A.Y. Credits
2019/2020 4
Lecturer Email Office hours for students
Alexander Bertuccioli
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

Sanitary Nutritional and Environmental Biology (LM-6)
Curriculum: BIOLOGIA DELLA NUTRIZIONE
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Learning Objectives

The course is aimed at the acquisition of theoretical and methodological principles fundamental to master properly the main anthropometric techniques of common use in the outpatient management of a nutritional plan. The course aims at mastering theoretical and practical assessment methodologies applied to estimate anthropometric body composition. Knowledge of the theoretical aspects at the base of each method explained, its limitations, applicability, and the correct interpretation of the measured data, are essential elements of the training course as fundamental to practice as Biologist Nutritionist.

Program

  • Anthropometric body composition analysis: general elements,

  • Historical aspects and evolution of the techniques of anthropometric evaluation

  • The nutritional anamnesis: implementation and integration with the anthropometric evaluation

  • Anthropometry

  • Circumferences evaluation: anthropometric integration and practical applications

  • Plicometry

  • Bioimpedance analisys

  • Adipometry

  • Integration models and assessments morphotype / biotype: critical evaluation

  • Advanced anthropometric Methodologies (Dexa, plethysmography etc.)

  • Methods outpatient management of basal metabolism: general elements

  • An introduction to functional evaluation of the athlete

  • Bridging Courses

    None

    Learning Achievements (Dublin Descriptors)

    The student must show the mastery of basic skills related to: execution, applicability, reliability and use of the main techniques of anthropometric evaluation. 

    The student must show an understanding of the cones and theories provided by the course, must be able to analyze and provide practical examples, analyzing critically relapse practice in running a nutritional program and follow-up nutritional.

    The student must show the possession of the ability to use knowledge and concepts that allow to reason according to the specific logic of the discipline. It must be able, in particular, to select the best technique and perform measurements in practice and its evaluation in a consistent and effective simultaneously the needs of individuals or of the case studies proposed.

    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

    Supporting Activities

    Exercises performed in parallel to the lessons


    Didactics, Attendance, Course Books and Assessment

    Didactics

    Frontal lectures and practical exercises

    Course books

    Bertuccioli A. ”Dall'analisi antropometrica alla composizione corporea” Aracne editrice 2011

    Cagnazzo F., Cagnazzo R., “Valutazione antropometrica in clinica, riabilitazione e sport”. Edizioni Edi-Ermes 2009

    Slides

    Assessment

    Oral and practical test preceded by progressing written tests in the form of multiple choice questionnaires

    Additional Information for Non-Attending Students

    Attendance

    Getting the material covered in class through the channels made available by the university

    Course books

    Bertuccioli A. ”Dall'analisi antropometrica alla composizione corporea” Aracne editrice 2011

    Cagnazzo F., Cagnazzo R., “Valutazione antropometrica in clinica, riabilitazione e sport”. Edizioni Edi-Ermes 2009

    Slides

    Assessment

    Oral and practical test preceded by written tests in the form of multiple choice questionnaires

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