ENDOCRINOLOGY IN SPORTS
cod. 1002652

Academic year 2019/20
2° year of course - Second semester
Professor
BONADONNA Riccardo
Academic discipline
Endocrinologia (MED/13)
Field
Medico-clinico
Type of training activity
Characterising
21 hours
of face-to-face activities
3 credits
hub: PARMA
course unit
in ITALIAN

Integrated course unit module: DIAGNOSIS TESTS APPLIED TO SPORTS

Learning objectives

To develop the basic endocrine and metabolic know-how to correctly manage physical activity

Prerequisites

As specified by the School of Movement Sciences

Course unit content

Basic knowledge of the roles played by hormones and metabolism in physical activity

Full programme

1. General endocrinology; 2. Physiology of hypothalamus; 3, Physiology of the pituitary gland; 4. Physiology of thyroid; 5. Physiology of the adrenal glands; 6. Physiology of parathyroid glands; 7. Physiology of gonads; 8. Physiology of the endocrine pancreas; 9. Endurance exercise and resistance exercise; 10. Intermediary metabolism in physical exercise; 11The endorine system in physical exercise; 12. Diabetes mellitus and physical exercise; 13. Hormesis and physical exercise; 14. Lactacidemic threshold; 15. The over-reaching and over-training syndromes

Bibliography

Lenzi A, Lombardi G, Martino E, Trimarchi F
"Endocrinologia e attività motorie"
Elsevier, 2008

Teaching methods

Formal lectures

Assessment methods and criteria

Multiple choice questionary or oral exam, as per teacher's indications
In English, on request

Other information

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