ANTHROPOLOGY

Degree course: 
Corso di First cycle degree in Movement science
Academyc year when starting the degree: 
2019/2020
Year: 
1
Academyc year when helding the course: 
2019/2020
Course type: 
Basic compulsory subjects
Credits: 
2
Period: 
First Semester
Standard lectures hours: 
16
Detail of lecture’s hours: 
Lesson (16 hours)
Assessment: 
Voto Finale

Anthropology and Paleoanthropology, the history of discipline.
From Sahelanthropus tchadensis to australopitecine forms: Analysis of fossil findings
Paleoanthropology, australopitecine forms: anamensis, afarensis, africanus
Evolution of Man: Homo habilis, erectus, antecessor, ergaster, georgicus, heidelbergensis, naledi, neanderthalensis, 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

Professors