SPORTS AND WELLNESS
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Knowledge and understanding
At the end of the course, the student will: - have the basic knowledge to understand how physical activity affects the quality of life.
Applying knowledge and understanding
The fundamental knowledge of the practice of the main programs individual
Students must be able to sustain a discussion with elements of the the body knows , from the functional point of view, how it responds and adapts exercise, to guarantee a smooth running of the protocols work in the healthy subject.
The student must possess sufficient technical language
The student must be able to read a simple scientific text with anatomical content
Course contents summary
Relationships between physical activity and health: effects of physical activity on quality of life. Volume and type of physical exercise required to obtain the benefits required for the achievement of a good level of physical efficiency.
The nociceptive system: the ascending pathways of pain. Activation of the networks of pain modulation (enkephalins, endorphins). Mechanisms of inhibition of pain.
WILLIAM D. McARDLE, FRANK I. KATCH, VICTOR L. KATCH “ FISIOLOGIA APPLICATA ALLO SPORT Casa Editrice Ambrosiana 1998
Assessment methods and criteria
Oral examination aimed at verifying the learning of various aspects of the subject and to assess the student's critical thinking skills and links between the various parties