SPORTS PATHOLOGY IN CHILDREN
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Students will learn fundamental concepts of the discipline. He has to know main aspects of nutrition in pediatric age, management of sick children during physical exercise. and
recognition of diseases triggered by physical exercise.
Course contents summary
Alterations of growth, congenital cardiopathy, exantematous diseases, upper airway recurrent infections, otitis; sinusitis; cystic fibrosis, neoplasms, juvenile arthritis , type 1 diabetes and physical activity.
Health problems associated with physical activity. Nutrition and physical activity, lifestyle and prevention: obesity.
Allergy and sport: anaphylaxis, asthma, urticaria, rhinitis.
Allergy and sport: anaphylaxis, asthma, urticaria, rhinitis
Juvenile idiopathic arthritis
Congenital, infective and syndromic cardiopathy
Normal growth and effect of intensive training
Type 1 diabetes
Nutrition and motor activity, lifestile and prevention: obesity
Upper airway recurrent infection, otitis; sinusitis; cystic fibrosis
Heatstroke: causes and prevention.
Castello M., Duse M. Manuale di Pediatria . Piccin Editore
• Materiale didattico annesso alle lezioni.
• “Lo sport e il bambino – Quando proporlo e come sceglierlo” a cura del Gruppo di
Studio della Società Italiana di Pediatria “Il bambino e lo sport” coordinato dal dott.
Calzolari Editeam s.a.s Gruppo Editoriale – 2006
• Bazzano C, Bellocci M, Faigenbaum AD. Sedentarietà ed obesità giovanile: nuovi
problemi sociali. Possibili soluzioni. Calzetti Mariucci editori
Lessons with use of slide.
Assessment methods and criteria
Level of knowledge shall be demonstrated by oral examination, score 0-
30. Score is immediately communicated.