76032 - Human Anatomy

Academic Year 2021/2022

  • Teaching Mode: Traditional lectures
  • Campus: Bologna
  • Corso: First cycle degree programme (L) in Podiatry (cod. 8479)

Learning outcomes

The successful student will be able to:

  • Describe the roles of the organ systems and the relationship between structure and function of cells, tissues and organs.
  • Communicate in an informed way about aspects of anatomy with colleagues.

Course contents

The Skeletal System:

  • Bones, The Axial Skeleton and skull, The Appendicular Skeleton
  • Joints
  • Muscles

The Nervous System:

  • Nervous Tissue
  • The Spinal Cord and Spinal Nerves
  • The Brain and Cranial Nerves
  • The Autonomic Nervous System

The Cardiovascular System:

  • The Heart
  • Blood Vessels 

The Lymphatic System

The Respiratory System


Martini, Timmons, Tallitsch "Anatomia Umana- VI edizione"

Teaching methods


Assessment methods

The final verification consists of an oral exam in which the student must demonstrate acquired knowledge of systematic and topographical anatomy of the various organs.

Graduation of the final grade

Insufficient: lack of preparation. Serious and repeated conceptual errors.

18-19: knowledge of the basic concepts without serious gaps. Exposition of concepts and language as a whole acceptable.

20-24: knowledge of the basic concepts without gaps. Ability to analyze and link in partial autonomy. Exposure of discrete concepts and language.

25-29: preparation of good or very good level or even excellent preparation but with inaccuracies in the presentation that compromise the achievement of full marks. Ability to analyze and link independently. Exposure of concepts in the right succession and mastery of the language.

30-30L: full preparation, consolidated and without inaccuracies on the topics covered in the course. Ability to promptly frame the topic. Ability to analyze and connect independently. Concepts in the right succession and full command of the specific language


Teaching tools

Teaching material can be downloaded through IOL-Insegnamenti Online

Office hours

See the website of Giulia Ramazzotti


Good health and well-being

This teaching activity contributes to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN 2030 Agenda.