Lo sviluppo del bambino - AUXOLOGIA (2017/2018)

Course code
4S005324
Name of lecturer
Claudio Maffeis
Number of ECTS credits allocated
2
Academic sector
MED/33 - ORTHOPAEDICS
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
not yet allocated

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Learning outcomes

Acquisition of knowledge on the main characteristics of somatic growth, body composition, sexual development, nutrition and the most common medical problems from birth to adulthood.

Syllabus

Introduction to pediatrics, with particular attention to growth, nutrition, puberty.
Some notes on body composition in infancy, childhood, adolescence.
Energy intake regulation and nutrient balance.
Obesity in children/adolescents: definition, risk factors, diagnosis, complications, prevention and treatment.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Castello M.A. , Duse M. Manuale di Pediatria (Edizione 1) Piccin Nuova Libraria SpA, Padova 2015 9788829923342

Assessment methods and criteria

oral examination

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