Learning outcomes of the course unit
The main goal of the tuition is to shed light on human body's responses to physical exercise, both in healthy people and in different pathological conditions. At the end of the course students will be able to draw up a personalized physical activity programme.
The tuition is compliant with D.M. 616/2017 (Annex B).
Course contents summary
The contents regard area D of the D.M. 616/2017.
1. Preventive and compensatory education: definitions and objectives.
2. Training and detraining.
3. Tests to determine motor skills.
4. Physical activity and diseases.
5. The skeletal muscle satellite cell.
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.
Joseph F. Signorile & Busin S. Linee guida. Come raggiungere e mantenersi in forma da Senior. Sporting Club L. Da Vinci, 2016.
Frontal 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 written test and oral interview on topics covered during the course.