Postgraduate Specialisation in Sport and Exercise Medicine

Sport Medicine (2019/2020)

Course code
Cristiano Fava

Teaching is organised as follows:
Unit Credits Academic sector Period Academic staff
DIDATTICA FRONTALE 1 MED/09-INTERNAL MEDICINE not yet allocated Cristiano Fava
ATTIVITA' PRATICA 4 MED/09-INTERNAL MEDICINE not yet allocated not yet allocated


1. Blood pressure (significance, correct measurement, devices)
2. Arterial hypertension (diagnosis, possible consequences, organ damage, hints of drug therapy)
3. Secondary forms of hypertension (especially in children and young athletes)
4. Exercise and blood pressure: a difficult relationship?
5. Heart rate as a cardiovascular risk factor
6. Critical reading of a scientific article on the topic "blood pressure/hypertension and physical activity".

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral exam

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Kathryn L. McCance, Sue E. Huether Fisiopatologia ed elementi di patologia generale (Edizione 7) Edra 2016 978-88-214-4143-1
Kasper Gl, et al. Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 19th Edition, Mc Graw Hill, 2018

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