Learning outcomes of the course unit
The course aims to provide students with the fundamental knowledge of
applied knowledge and understanding
knowledge referred to in the preceding paragraph are applied to adapted
and preventive physical activity sciences
the student must be able to follow a simple reasonement in the field
the student must possess sufficient technical language
the student must be able to read a simple scientific text of sport medicine
Course contents summary
Knowing: the adaptations and adjustments induced by exercise, the positive effects and the negative effects both in healthy subjects and in the main chronic degenerative diseases that can cause respiratory failure, the damage from smoke and environmental pollution and pharmacological prophylaxis of bronchospasm, the main competitive sporting activities, with particular reference to the cardiac, the principles of nutrition, hydration and integration in the sport, the effects of muscular work in adverse environmental conditions. Which activities (type, intensity and duration) are indicated in individual clinical situations. Able to administer it in an appropriate manner. Students must possess general knowledge of the main methods of investigation in cardiovascular and lung function at rest and during exercise and all the other tests used in the laboratory and in the field for the functional evaluation in different sports. Must be able to practice cardiopulmonary resuscitation and to successfully run the test.
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Assessment methods and criteria