Learning outcomes of the course unit
The main goal of the course is to provide students with basic skills to understand the preventive and compensatory motor education, in order to improve the lifestyle of people with different diseases. At the end of the course students will be able to draw up a personalized physical activity.
Course contents summary
1. Preventive and compensatory education: definitions and objectives
2. Skeletal muscle fiber types
3. Training and detraining
4. Muscle injuries and muscle recovery
5. The skeletal muscle satellite cell
6. Physical activity and diseases
Tribastone F & Tribastone P. Compendio di Educazione Motoria Preventiva e Compensativa. Società Stampa Sportiva.
Wilmore J & Costill D. Fisiologia dell'esercizio fisico e dello sport. Ed. Calzetti & Mariucci Perugia, 2005.
Frontal and practical lessons according to the schedule defined at the beginning of academic year. Students attending class will be actively involved in discussions about scientific articles proposed during the course.
Assessment methods and criteria
Assessment consists in an oral interview on topics covered during the course.