The course aims at providing students with knowledge about the concepts of health, risk factor and lifestyle;
concept of nutrition and hydrology and sport therapy, as well as psychological aspects that influence and are influenced by physical activity, ie health from a social point of view.
Aims of the course are also to acquire autonomy of judgment and
ability to read and interpret scientific literature in the field; to acquire communication skills in technical situations; to acquire skills
ability to summarize a short technical text.
General knowledge of biochemistry, physiology and human anatomy.
Course contents summary
Concepts of health, risk factor and lifestyle.
Epidemiological studies for the identification of risk factors.
Determinants of Health.
Health education and health promotion.
General concepts of hydrology and sport-therap.y
Psicological aspects that influence and are influenced by physical activity.
Health from the social point of view.
Please refer to the individual programmes of the disciplines.
For reference texts please refer to the bibliography of the individual disciplinary modules.
Frontal and interactive lessons with the use of informatic tools.
Assessment methods and criteria
Oral exam in which the knowledge, skills and abilities acquired during the course will be evaluated.