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

Public health applied to exercise

Course code
Name of lecturer
Stefano Tardivo
Stefano Tardivo
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Academic sector
Language of instruction
II semestre dal Mar 1, 2017 al Jun 2, 2017.

Lesson timetable

II semestre

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Learning outcomes

Health promotion: the role played by motor activity.
Infectious diseases (related to sport activities) and chronic degenerative diseases with a specific focus on the skills of a degree in Exercise Science from the perspective of prevention

Organizational model of the National Health Service


1. Prevention: basics and methods
2. The determinants of health and social inequalities in health care
3. The quality of life and the concept of risk
4. The prevention of risks of infection: epidemiological aspects
5. The prevention of risks of infection: the methodologies of prevention
6. Hygiene of sport and sports facilities
7. The role of motor activities in the prevention of chronic degenerative diseases
8. Prevention of Cardiovascular disease and tumors
9. Policies on addiction prevention (alcohol, smoking, drugs)
10. Health Organizational Models and motor activities
11. Organization of the National Health Service

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Giorgio Brandi, Giorgio Liguori, Vincenzo R. Spica Igiene e sanità pubblica per scienze motorie (Edizione 1) Antonio Delfino Editore 2009 8872874041

Assessment methods and criteria

Written examination (multiple-choice quiz)

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