75286 - Physiotherapeutic Techniques - (CE)

Course Unit Page

Academic Year 2019/2020

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student will have the ability to apply knowledge and understanding about the methods of physical therapy in neurological and know how to evaluate and set up a treatment plan .

Course contents

Some remedial methods for the treatment of neurological disorders. Among these, some will be deepened with practical activities and / or simulation between participants and patient demonstration.
- BOBATH
- PERFECT
- AFFOLTER

-KABAT
- PROPRIETHANY REDEMPTION
-  CONSTRAINT
- INDUCED THERAPY
-TREADMILL

Readings/Bibliography

  • Bobath Concept : Theory and clinical practice in neurological rehabilitation,S. Raine, L. Meadows. M.Lynch-Ellerington, ED Wiley-Blackwell
  • Principles of neural science, E. R. Kandel J.H. Schwartz, Fifth Edition
  • Il Concetto Bobath nella Neurologia dell’adulto, Bente E. Gjelsvik, ed Verduci
  • Motor Control:translating Research into Clinical Practice, A. Shumway-Cook M.H. Woollacott, Third Edition
  • Essential Neuroscience, A. Siegel, H.N. Sapru, Third Edition
  • Giuseppe Monari: "Facilitazioni neurocinetiche progressive". Edi-ermes
  • Patricia M. Davies: "Ricominciare". Casa Editrice Springer
  • Patricia M.Davies: “Passo dopo passo” Casa Editrice Springer

Teaching methods

Frontal lessons,
Exercises and simulation between the participants,
Demonstration on patients.

Assessment methods


laboratory work and oral examination

Teaching tools

Computer and video projector

Office hours

See the website of Silvia Faenza