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Curs acadèmic:
La present assignatura té per objecte dotar a l'estudiant de les eines per l'adequat desenvolupament de competències pràctiques i teòriques dins del marc de la mobilització articular passiva. Les bases teòriques i el desenvolupament dels mètodes i procediments bàsics per als tractaments fisioterapèutics. Les tècniques de mobilització, tracció i manipulacón, i la seva aplicació bàsica en els casos pertinents.
Crèdits ECTS:


Grup A

Semestral, 2n semestre
Idioma de les classes:
Anglès (100%)


  • Tenir la capacitat d'aprenentatge autònom
  • Resoldre problemes
  • Resoldre problemes complexos de forma efectiva en el camp de la Fisioteràpia.
  • Aplicar pensament crític, lògic i creatiu, mostrant dots d'innovació.
  • Executar, dirigir i coordinar el pla d'intervenció de Fisioteràpia, utilitzant les eines terapèutiques pròpies i atenent a la individualitat de l'usuari.
  • Proporcionar una atenció de fisioteràpia eficaç, atorgant una assistència integral als pacients.


1. Introduction, Subject explanation, The Physical Therapist, Ethics, Informed Consent, Brief History of Physio. Introduction to scientific databases.

2. Introduction 2; Principles of Joint Mobilization and Accessory Movements; Maitland Concept and history, grades of movement and practical introduction. Introduction to evidence research and scientific methodology.

3. Continuation of evidence based practise, Explanation and initiation of Individual Project.

4. Shoulder Part 1

5. Shoulder Part 2

6. Elbow and Forearm

7. Hand and Wrist

8. Review Upper Limb

9. Exam 1 Upper Limb

10. Hip

11. Knee

12. Foot and Ankle

13. Review Lower Limb

14. Exam 2 Lower Limb


Tipus d’activitat Hores amb professor Hores sense professor Hores virtuals amb professor Total
Anàlisi / estudi de casos 16,00 24,00 0 40,00
Aprenentatge basat en problemes (PBL) 5,00 10,00 0 15,00
Prova d'avaluació 4,00 0 0 4,00
Sessió pràctica 36,00 55,00 0 91,00
Total 61,00 89,00 0 150


  • Bucher-Dollenz G, Wiesner R. (2010). El Concepto Maitland: Su Aplicación en Fisioterapia. Editorial Panamericana.
  • Kisner C, Colby L. (2002). Therapeutic Exercise: Foundations & Techniques (4th Ed). FA Davis.
  • Hertling D, Kessler R (1996). Management of Common Musculoskeletal Disorders (3rd Ed.). Philapelphia: J.B. Lippincott.
  • Mintken PE, et al. (2008). A Model for Standardizing Manipulation Terminology in Physical Therapy Practice.. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 2008;38(3):1-6. .
  • Houglum, P.A. (2005). Therapeutic exercise for musculoskeletal injuries, 2nd ed.. Human Kinetics: Champaign, IL.
  • Susan L. Edmond (2006). Joint Mobilization/Manipulation: Extremity and Spinal Technique (3rd). Mosby.

Avaluació i qualificació

Activitats d'avaluació:

Descripció de l'activitat Avaluació de l'activitat % Recuperable
Individual Project Individual written project 20 No
Practical Evaluation 1 Practical exam on upper limb (40% of final mark) 40 No
Practical evaluation 2 Practical evaluation on lower limb (40% of final mark) 40 No


Must achieve >50% to pass the subject overall.
Must also achieve an average of >50% for the combined total of the practical exams.
Must be present for >80% of classes, which means that students can only miss 2 uncertified classes throughout the course.
Failure to comply with practical class attendance will require students to sit the Basic Competencies Exam (BCE).

General Instructions
- Nonattendance: Class attendance is compulsory. Students must not miss more than 2 classes. Exceptions will only be made for those students who can certify having been hospitalised on the given day, or due to a relative passing away. Absences due to any other reasons will account for an unexcused absence (of which you can have up to 2). No regular medical certificates or employment excuses are accepted.

- Exams: 2 exams (lower and upper limb). Students must get a final average above 5 for the 2 exams to pass the subject. A grade below 5 will require sitting the BCE. The BCE will consist of a theoretical and practical exam. Students who pass the BCE will get a final mark for the subject of 5/10.

- Written Individual Project: This project will put into the practise the initial introduction of physiotherapy scientific research and literature review, on a set subject given to the student.

The mark for this project will account for 20% of the total subject final mark.

Criteris específics de la nota «No Presentat»:
Any student not having overcome the subject by means of the mid-term exams and not reporting to the minimal competences exam will be evaluated as "not sat".

Avaluació única:
The evaluation system in EUSES - UdG is based, in general, in the continuous assessment. If the student wishes to take part in the unique pathway, he / she will need to request it in writing to the lecturer of the subject and the degree coordinator during the first two weeks of the Semester.

Scenario 1,2,3.
• June 4th: Practical exams 1 and 2 (worth 40% each, 80% of total mark). A minimum of 5 is required to pass.
• Written Assignment must be completed within the allocated time frame (20% of the final mark).

Scenario 4 (Virtual Classes)
Students will undertake both the theory (25%) and combined practical exams (50%) on June 4th, during the final exam week. A minimum of 5/10 is required to pass for both of these exams.
Written Assignment must be completed within the allocated time frame (25% of the final mark).

Requisits mínims per aprovar:
A minimum grade of 5.0 will be required to pass the subject.


The tutorials will be carried out in person in enabled classrooms, and also virtually.

Comunicacio i interacció amb l'estudiantat

Communication and interaction with the students will be done in person and virtually throughout the forum of Moodle, video-conferencing means and email.


Neither rings nor bracelets are allowed during classes or exams. Students must wear student uniform during exams.

Scenario I. In person: the tutorials will be carried out in person in enabled classrooms. Communication and interaction with the students will be in person, and the Moodle fórum and email will be used in addition. Scenario IV. Confinement: Tutorials will be virtually conducted. Communication and interaction with the students will take place virtually, through the forum of Moodle, video-conferencing means and email.

Modificació del disseny

Modificació de les activitats:
If scenarios 1 occurs a move towards full attendance practical classes will occur.
If scenario 4 occurs, practical classes and examination will be conducted virtually via Zoom

Modificació de l'avaluació:
If Scenario 1,2 or 3 occurs, the evaluation process will remain the same.

If Scenario 4 occurs, a theory exam will be taken also:
• Practical Exam 1 x 25%
• Practical Exam 2 x 25%
• Theory Exam (June 4th) 25%
• Written Assignment 25%

Tutoria i comunicació:
Communication will take place via the forum, and email, to students, at all times. Tutorials are available on request.