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Anthropometry and body composition

• Study of the morphometric features of the human body by manual and digital techniques, in relation to physiological conditions (e.g., aging, physical exercise, sport activity) and pathological states (e.g., anorexia, obesity, spinal cord lesions, amputation) • Qualitative and quantitative study of the human body components, mainly in relation to age, sex, metabolic and hydroelectrolytic state, physiological and pathological conditions) • Technical analysis of the sport motion, with the scope of improving movement skill in able-bodied and disabled athletes
Barbara Cisterna
Temporary Assistant Professor
Chiara Milanese
Assistant Professor
Manuela Malatesta
Associate Professor
Carlo Zancanaro
Full Professor
Topic Research area
Anthropometry and body composition Anatomy & Morphology  -  Anatomy & Morphology
Multimodal imaging Anatomy & Morphology  -  Anatomy & Morphology
Title Managers Sponsors Starting date Duration (months)
Antropometria e composizione corporea di atleti e in diverse età della vita Carlo Zancanaro Jan 1, 2016 36
Name Description
Laboratorio di Antropometria Sono presenti strumenti per effettuare analisi antropometriche manuali e digitali (body scanner 3D), DXA total body e distrettuale, ecografia e plicometria. Il laboratorio è dotato anche di pedane vibranti e di strumenti per l’analisi cinematica e cinetica del gesto sportivo (VICON, pedane di forza, blocchi di partenza dinamometrici, analisi video, pistola radar).
 

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