Bachelor's degree in Sport and Exercise Science (from 2008-2009)

Preventive and adapted physical activity (2018/2019)

Course code
4S003165
Credits
8
Coordinator
Massimo Venturelli

Teaching is organised as follows:
Unit Credits Academic sector Period Academic staff
ATTIVITA' MOTORIE PREVENTIVE E ADATTATE (LEZIONI) 6 M-EDF/02-SPORT SCIENCES AND METHODOLOGY II SEMESTRE Massimo Venturelli
ATTIVITA' MOTORIE PREVENTIVE E ADATTATE (TIROCINIO INTERNO) 2 NN-- II SEMESTRE Massimo Venturelli

Learning outcomes

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MM: ATTIVITA' MOTORIE PREVENTIVE E ADATTATE (LEZIONI)
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Provide an overview of adapted physical activities related to the local and international context, focusing on the physiological adaptations of disability and common chronic pathologies. Particular emphasis will be given to the role of adapted physical activity and how, in its various forms, it can be used as an effective primary, secondary and tertiary prevention tool.
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MM: ATTIVITA' MOTORIE PREVENTIVE E ADATTATE (TIROCINIO INTERNO)
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Provide an overview of adapted physical activities related to the local and international context, focusing on the physiological adaptations of disability and common chronic pathologies. Particular emphasis will be given to the role of adapted physical activity and how, in its various forms, it can be used as an effective primary, secondary and tertiary prevention tool.

Syllabus

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MM: ATTIVITA' MOTORIE PREVENTIVE E ADATTATE (LEZIONI)
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With an integrated approach, consisting of classes, journal clubs, and practical thematic classes, the students will learn how to create customized physical activity programs for people with physical and cognitive disabilities. Through the analysis of the literature presented during the lessons, and in the view of the long expertise of the Professors, the program of the course will focus on the following topics: limitations to maximum oxygen consumption, expression of strength and fatigue, healthy adults, elderly people, special populations and specific training protocols. The current guidelines on water exercise prescriptions for healthy adults and people with pathologies will also be discussed. The topics related to Paralympic sports will also be discussed.
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MM: ATTIVITA' MOTORIE PREVENTIVE E ADATTATE (TIROCINIO INTERNO)
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With an integrated approach, consisting of classes, journal clubs, and practical thematic classes, the students will learn how to create customized physical activity programs for people with physical and cognitive disabilities. Through the analysis of the literature presented during the lessons, and in the view of the long expertise of the Professors, the program of the course will focus on the following topics: limitations to maximum oxygen consumption, expression of strength and fatigue, healthy adults, elderly people, special populations and specific training protocols. The current guidelines on water exercise prescriptions for healthy adults and people with pathologies will also be discussed. The topics related to Paralympic sports will also be discussed.

Assessment methods and criteria

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MM: ATTIVITA' MOTORIE PREVENTIVE E ADATTATE (LEZIONI)
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The final exam will be an overall oral evaluation to assesses knowledge of the topics under consideration. This test will be divided into several questions related to the topics listed in the program. Specifically, the themes that will be evaluated will be the skills acquired in assessing the limitations of maximum oxygen consumption, strength and fatigue expression, healthy adults, elderly people, special populations and specific training protocols.
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MM: ATTIVITA' MOTORIE PREVENTIVE E ADATTATE (TIROCINIO INTERNO)
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The final exam will be an overall oral evaluation to assesses knowledge of the topics under consideration. This test will be divided into several questions related to the topics listed in the program. Specifically, the themes that will be evaluated will be the skills acquired in assessing the limitations of maximum oxygen consumption, strength and fatigue expression, healthy adults, elderly people, special populations and specific training protocols.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
American College of Sport Medicine ACSM'S resources for clinical exercise physiology Lippincott Williams & Wilkins 2002 0-7817-3502-5




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