MOTOR ACTIVITIES DIDACTICS AND METHODS
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Knowledge and understanding
At the end of the course the student knows the technical characteristics of the exercises and training. The student will be also capable of processing assessment test to determine the characteristics of the healthy lifestyle. The goal of the course is to define the concept of exercise prescription. Similarly to the prescription of a drug, even for the prescription of the exercise must be made with a real "recipe" that defines type, intensity, duration and frequency of administration.
At the end of the course the student knows risks and benefits of prescribing exercise in subjects with chronic disease (metabolic syndrome and neurodegeneration) .
Applying knowledge and understanding
At the end of the course the student knows risks and benefits of prescribing exercise in subjects with diabetes mellitus, hypertension, metabolic syndromes and cardiovascular disease, for prevention and therapy of oncological diseases, sarcopenia and osteopenia in aging.
At the end of the course the student is able to choose the training methods differentiating the load based on individual performance, sedentaryism, disese specific risk factors, age, therapy.
the student must use technical terminology
the student must be able to summarize a brief technical text
Course contents summary
Adapted physical activity (APA)
Adapted physical education and training
Adapted physical exercise (EPA)
Volume and intensity of adapted sport
Attività fisica per la salute
Idelson Gnocchi Na, editore
Lectures will be held on-site in compliance with safety standards, provided that further instructions on the ongoing health emergency are not implemented. Supporting material will be available on the specific, student-reserved platform (Elly) and will include slide presentations, audio-video aids or video-recording of the lectures.
Assessment methods and criteria
Verbal examination of acquired skills