Learning outcomes of the course unit
To provide basic information to know and understand the mechanisms underlying
post-exercise tissue damage and diseases due to drug abuse.
Bases of biology, anatomy, biochemistry and physiology are required.
Course contents summary
Lectures will concern:
a) strenuous exercise and tissue damage
b) the PostExercise ImmunoSuppression (PEIS)
c) disorders referable to androgen/EPO abuse
d) laboratory indexes of overexercise, tissue damage,
immunosuppression, androgen/EPO abuse.
- J.A.M Maier & M.Mariotti “Elementi di Patologia generale e Fisiopatologia”, McGraw-Hill Companies
- T.D. Spector & J.S. Axford " Introduzione alla Patologia Generale", II ed., Casa Editrice Ambrosiana
- G.M. Pontieri "Patologia Generale e Fisiopatologia generale, per i corsi di laurea in Professioni Sanitarie" II ed., Piccin
Interactive oral lessons supported by iconographic material that will be available for students.
Assessment methods and criteria
Objective fulfilment will be verified at the level of Integrated Course through an oral exam. One question will specifically concern the subjects of this Course. See the site of the Integrated Course for other information.