Learning outcomes of the course unit
To provide basic information to understand the mechanisms underlying post-exercise tissue damage referable to alterations of the inflammatory and immunological responses.
Course contents summary
Lectures will concern:
a) strenuous exercise and tissue damage
b) the PostExercise ImmunoSuppression (PEIS)
c) laboratory indexes of overexercise, tissue damage, and immunosuppression
The provided material contains proper bibliographic references
Oral lessons will use visual support with images taken from textbooks and scientific literature. This material will be provided to the students at the end of the course.
Assessment methods and criteria