Master's degree in Preventive and Adapted Exercise Science

Methodology of sport activities measures

Course code
4S001358
Name of lecturer
Luca Paolo Ardigo'
Coordinator
Luca Paolo Ardigo'
Number of ECTS credits allocated
3
Other available courses
Academic sector
M-EDF/02 - SPORT SCIENCES AND METHODOLOGY
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
1° semestre motorie dal Oct 1, 2020 al Jan 30, 2021.

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

Module’s aim is to teach students about available techniques for measuring variables featuring physical activity and metabolic expenditure.

Syllabus

Topics: physical activity and metabolic expenditure, pedometry, accelerometry, heart rate monitors, calorimetry, doubly labelled water method, GPS receivers, GIS systems, DGPS receivers, portable multi-sensor systems, IMU systems, TurfTrax, RFID systems.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
di Prampero La locomozione umana su terra, in acqua, in aria Edi Ermes 2015

Assessment methods and criteria

Discretionary reports about labs, small project and final oral assessment.





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