Orthopaedics - Muscoloskeletal injuries

Course Information
TitleΟρθοπαιδική - Μυοσκελετικές Κακώσεις / Orthopaedics - Muscoloskeletal injuries
Interdepartmental ProgrammeIPPS Sport and Health (2015-today)
Collaborating SchoolsPhysical Education and Sports Sciences (Thessaloniki)
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorFares Saiech
Course ID600000593

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
The student becomes familiar of the way a patient with musculoskeletal injuries as well as other orthopaedic disorders or infection must be approached, especially concerning Sport injuries and their rehabilitation. More specifically, the student learns the initial approach and treatment of an injured man, how to initially stabilize a fracture and estimate the urgent case. Also he gets familiar with chronic orthopaedic disorders and how to approach them clinically as well as by choosing the appropriate imaging examination and informing the patient about all the available treatment techniques.
General Competences
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
Sport injuries, Bones, Fracture, Strain, Dislocation, Arthritis, Osteosynthesis, Arthroscopy, Arthroplasty
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Powerpoing presentations Communication with the students via email and website
Course Organization
Written assigments
Student Assessment
Written project and presentation
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
"Συνοπτική Ορθοπαιδική" Γεώργιος Καπετάνος -University studio press "Ορθοπαιδική Χειρουργική" Ιωάννης Πουρνάρας - BROKEN HILL PUBLISHERS LTD
Additional bibliography for study
JC Adams: Outline of Fractures JC Adams: Outline of Orthopaedics Apley's system of Orthopaedics and Fractures
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