THEORY AND METHODS OF ADAPTED PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES
Learning outcomes of the course unit
The main goal of the tuition is to provide the competencies to develop and manage individual and group motor activities, according to age and subjects skills, in order to improve the quality of life. Special attention will be paid in regard to different pathologies. 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. Motor skills disorders, cognitive and behavioral disorders.
4. Physical activity and diseases.
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.
Roccella M. Neuropsichiatria Infantile. Piccin.
Vestibologia clinica di Casani AP, Nuti D, Pagnini P. Ed. Eureka.
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.