Posts Tagged ‘ rehabilitation ’

Neurocognitive benefits of physiotherapy for spinal cord injury

18 dicembre 2018

Authors: Scandola M, Dodoni L, Lazzeri G, Arcangeli CA, Avesani R, Moro V, Ionta S. Abstract Spinal cord injury (SCI) interrupts the brain-body input-output exchange and modifies the mental representation of disconnected body parts, with decreased reliance on sensorimotor aspects of body representation and increased weighting of visuospatial ones. We hypothesized that physiotherapy-related benefits might extend to the re-establishment of...

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Fourth annual meeting of the International Group for Research into Spinal Cord Injury (SCI-Research Group)

6 novembre 2018

Il quarto incontro annuale del Gruppo Internazionale per la Ricerca sulle Lesioni al Midollo Spinale (SCI-Research group – si terrà il 12 novembre, alle 15:00 nell’Aula Laboratorio di Scienze Umane, Palazzo Zorzi Lungadige Porta Vittoria, 17, at the University of Verona. L’entrata è libera a tutti. —————————————————————————- The fourth annnual meeting of the...

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Next Seminar: “Fibromialgia: paradigma della complessità”

20 settembre 2018
Next Seminar: “Fibromialgia: paradigma della complessità”

The seminar will be held in Septembre, the 28th, at the 14:00, at the Aula Laboratorio, Palazzo Zorzi, Lungadige PortaVittoria, at the Department of Human Sciences at the University of Verona. The speaker will be Prof. Vittorio Schweiger. Anyone and everyone are welcome to join. The seminar will be held in Italian.  

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Modulation of somatoparaphrenia following left-hemisphere damage

17 maggio 2017

Authors: Daniela D’Imperio, Giampaolo Tomelleri, Giuseppe Moretto & Valentina Moro Abstract Somatoparaphrenic symptoms after left-hemisphere damage are rare. To verify the potential role of body-related sensory (proprioceptive, visual, and somatosensory) manipulation in patients experiencing sensations of hand disownership, the symptoms of a patient suffering from right-hand somatoparaphrenia were monitored and clinical and neuropsychological variables...

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Convegno 20 novembre 2015 “Mente e movimento nell’invecchiamento fisiologico e patologico”

18 novembre 2015

Friday, the 20th of November at 20:30, in the medical-cultural centre “G. Marani”, will be held a conference concerning the physiological and pathological modification of mind and motion. The title of the conference is “Mente e movimento nell’invecchiamento fisiologico e patologico” and will be held in Italian. “L’attività cognitiva, oltre che da fattori genetici,...

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Cognitive Stimulation of Executive Functions in Mild Cognitive Impairment: Specific Efficacy and Impact in Memory.

2 febbraio 2015

Authors Moro V, Condoleo MT, Valbusa V, Broggio E, Moretto G, Gambina G. Abstract Executive functions play an important role in the maintenance of autonomy in day-to-day activities. Nevertheless, there is little research into specific cognitive training for Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI). We present the results of a program which aims to teach specific...

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Error-based training and emergent awareness in anosognosia for hemiplegia

26 agosto 2014

Authors Moro V, Scandola M, Bulgarelli C, Avesani R, Fotopoulou A. Abstract Residual forms of awareness have recently been demonstrated in subjects affected by anosognosia for hemiplegia, but their potential effects in recovery of awareness remain to date unexplored. Emergent awareness refers to a specific facet of motor unawareness in which anosognosic subjects recognise their motor deficits only...

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The VR Pain Scale Validation

We are validating a new pain scale which discriminates among muscolo-skeletal, neuropathic and visceral pain in spinal cord injury patients.


Books and Monographs

Il test di coordinazione motoria di Charlop-Atwell: la standardizzazione italiana.
Colella R, Quadri G, Boscaini F, Moro V, Albaret JM, 2014

Tornare a scuola dopo una grave cerebrolesione Moro Valentina, Rodolfi Chiara, 2012

La plasticità cerebrale. Alle radici del cambiamento
Moro Valentina, Filippi Barbara, 2010

L'agire educativo nella riabilitazione neuropsicologica
Moro Valentina, 2005

Valentina Moro and Riccardo Sartori are directors for the SEID editor of the series "Strumenti in Psicologia, Educazione e Formazione" [Tools in Psychology, Education and Training].
The purpose of this series is to publish materials and tools for the intervention and evaluation in:

  • Psychology
  • Education
  • Training
  • Psychomotricity