ANTHROPOLOGY

Degree course: 
Corso di First cycle degree in Movement science
Academyc year when starting the degree: 
2018/2019
Year: 
1
Academyc year when helding the course: 
2018/2019
Course type: 
Basic compulsory subjects
Credits: 
2
Period: 
First Semester
Standard lectures hours: 
16
Detail of lecture’s hours: 
Lesson (16 hours)
Requirements: 

None

Assessment: 
Voto Finale

Gnetics:Molecular, cellular, tissue and systemic scale of the human physio-pathology explained by the the biological and genetic point of view. Introduce the dictionary of the experimental and biological science applied to medicine. The knowledge of the pathological phenotype as the interaction of the genotype with the environment.
Antropology:To provide basic knowledge of biological anthropology. To understand the evolutionary aspects of human morphology and learn the anthropometric methods.

Genetics:

Mendelism

The function of DNA

The structure of DNA

Duplication of DNA

Semi-conservative duplication

Replication fork

RNA

Transcription

Traduction

Proteic Syntesis

Genetic code

Bacteric ricombination

Chromosomes

The mitosis

The meiosis

Mutations

Examples of mutations

Molecular biology

and Paleoanthropology, the history of discipline (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.

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