Learning outcomes of the course unit
The course aims to enable the student to learn and understand through lectures and interactive practices, the principles of visual function and its most frequent impairements to guarantee safe and fulfilling sports activities. It also provides the basic elements for the interpretation of these information in order to gain the ability to use the knowledge and understanding on their own.
The student at the end of the course, using the knowledge of anatomy and physiopathology previously acquired, must demonstrate knowledge and understanding the new information.
The student also applying the knowledge and understanding acquired, shall be able, even collaborating with other professionals, to be able to exploit the new expertise their own.
Course contents summary
The course aims to enhance the students awareness of the roles of visual function in sports activities
Mechanisms of vision
Problems of visual function
Sport and visual training
Ocular trauma, risks and protection
Didactic material available on the Elly platform
The course will be held through lectures to Students either in the classroom (“in presenza”) or in synchronous-streaming (“in telepresenza”) on the Teams platform. Therefore, the opportunity of Student/Teacher interaction will be preserved both face to face and remotely, by the simultaneous use of the Teams platform. Lectures may be supported by slide presentations, which will be available to students on the Elly platform (https://elly.medicina.unipr.it).
Assessment methods and criteria
Examination modalities of the integrated course