MEDICAL CLINIC AND GERIATRICS
Learning outcomes of the course unit
The student must know when to prescribe and when to proscribe physical activity, whether at a competitive or non-competitive level. When deemed suitable, he/she must know what type of activity to prescribe, to what degree, in what mode and for how long. He/she must know the favourable and negative effects of exercise, both in healthy and ill individuals. He/she must know which substances are object of abuse and used for doping in the sports field.
Course contents summary
Drug abuse, integration and doping. Determinants of muscle fatigue and therapeutic intervention. Asthma from physical exercise and exercise-induced anaphylaxis. Physical exercise in the prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of chronic degenerative diseases. Fitness for competitive and non-competitive sports: indications and limitations.
Fox Bowers Foss: Le basi fisiologiche dell?educazione fisica e dello sport. Il Pensiero Scientifico Editore