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

Public health applied to exercise

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Name of lecturer
Stefano Tardivo
Stefano Tardivo
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2° semestre motorie dal Mar 1, 2021 al May 31, 2021.

Lesson timetable

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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

Assessment methods and criteria

The final test is a written exam with multiple choice questions.
The aim of the test is to verify the knowledge of all the topics discussed.
The final evaluation is expressed in thirtieths.

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