BIOLOGIA E ANTROPOLOGIA

Degree course: 
Corso di First cycle degree in Movement science
Academyc year when starting the degree: 
2017/2018
Year: 
1
Academyc year when helding the course: 
2017/2018
Credits: 
7
Period: 
First Semester
Standard lectures hours: 
56
Requirements: 

None

Final Examination: 
Orale

The exam consists of an oral test

Assessment: 
Voto Finale

To provide basic knowledge of biological anthropology. To understand the evolutionary aspects of human morphology and learn the anthropometric methods.

Anthropology and Paleoanthropology, the history of discipline and debates on evolution (Cuvier, Lamark, Darwin).
From Sahelanthropus tchadensis to australopitecine forms: Analysis of fossil findings
Paleoanthropology, australopitecine forms: anamensis, afarensis, africanus
Evolution of Man: Homo antecessor, Homo erectus, Homo ergaster, Homo georgicus, Homo habilis, Homo heidelbergensis, Homo naledi, Homo neanderthalensis Homo sapiens
Physical anthropology: application of the identification methods on the skeleton
Anthropometry: Metric analysis and calculation of bodily indices.
Forensic Anthropology: Identifying anthropological investigations in the criminological field.
Anthropology of sport. Survey of constitutional profiles.

Slides of course
G. Manzi, Il grande racconto dell’evoluzione umana. Il Mulino, 2013.
M. Licata, Questioni emergenti in osteoarcheologia. Mimesis, Edizioni 2016.
F. Cagnazzo,R Cagnazzo, Valutazione antropometrica in clinica, riabilitazione e sport. . Raffaele edizioni Edi. Ermes, 2009.

Frontal lessons and interactive discussion

Student reception by appointment
marta.licata@uninsubria.it

Modules