Learning outcomes of the course unit
To provide information needed to understand the role of laboratory in the characterization of posyt-exercise pathologies and diabetes mellitus.
Bases of biology, anatomy, biochemistry and physiology are required.
Course contents summary
Besides proper recalls of general pathology and immunology, lectures will concern overexercise pathologies and exercise in the diabetic patient, together with the role of laboratory in these conditions.
- The inflammatory response
- Types of inflammation
- The overexercise and its consequences
- Exercise-induced Bronchoconstriction (EIB)
- Post-exercis Immunosuppression (PEIS)
- The mechanisms of PEIS
- Nutrition and PEIS
- The laboratory in the assessment of overexercise
- The laboratory in the assessment of immune function
- Diabetes Mellitus
- Types of Diabetes
- The laboratory in the management of the diabetic patient
- The role of exerciose in the management of the T2DM patient
- Metabolic effects of exercise
- Maier “Elementi di Patologia generale e Fisiopatologia”, McGraw-Hill Companies, 2 ed.
Other reference material will be indicated during the lessons.
Interactive oral lessons supported by iconographic material that will be available for students.
Assessment methods and criteria
The fulfilment of objectives will be verified at the level of the 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.