Master's degree in Preventive and Adapted Exercise Science

Rehabilitation and re-training

Course code
Name of lecturer
Giulio Sergio Roi
Giulio Sergio Roi
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Academic sector
Language of instruction
MOTORIE 1° semestre dal Oct 1, 2019 al Jan 24, 2020.

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

Provide specific competence in understanding, designing and managing the functional recovery process of an injured person (athlete and non-athlete), with particular focus on re-injury prevention.
Contributing to define the role of graduate in Preventive and Adapted Motor Sciences.


Effects of injury on the physical fitness and and perrformance capacities of athletes and non-athletes
The functional recovery concept
When does functional recovery begin?
Exercise as a "drug": indications and contraindications
Functional recovery sites: swimming pool, gyms and sports field
The first phase of functional recovery
Phase 2: recovery of flexibility
Phase 3: Recovery of muscle strength
Monitoring strength during functional recovery
Metabolic aspects of funcional recovery
Monitoring phisical fitness during functional recovery
Prevention of overload during functional recovery
Overload management during functional recovery
Neurophysiological aspects of functional recovery
Phase 5: recovery of the specific sporting gesture
Phase 6: re-injury prevention

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Giuseppe D'Antona et al Attività fisica: fisiologia, adattamenti all'esercizio, prevenzione, sport-terapia e nutrizione (Edizione 1) Poletto Editore 2019 9788895033761
Houglum Peggy A. L'esercizio fisico come terapia negli infortuni muscolo-scheletrici (Edizione 1) Calzetti Mariucci Editori 2015 9788860281463
Roi GS Manuale di Cardiofitness (Edizione 1) Alea Edizioni, Milano 2004

Assessment methods and criteria

Written examination. Open and multiple answer questions.

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