PRINCIPLES OF PHARMACOLOGY
cod. 1008681

Academic year 2020/21
1° year of course - First semester
Professor
POTI' Francesco
Academic discipline
Farmacologia (BIO/14)
Field
A scelta dello studente
Type of training activity
Student's choice
7 hours
of face-to-face activities
1 credits
hub: PARMA
course unit
in ITALIAN

Learning objectives

Knowing the main drugs and their potential for illegal use in sports.

Prerequisites

Basic knowledge of biochemistry, anatomy and human physiology.

Course unit content

The lessons concern the use of the main drug classes in connection with the pursuit of sport activities.

Full programme

Recall of general pharmacology (pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics and molecular targets of drugs, pharmacology of the autonomic nervous system).
Main classes of commonly used drugs: non-steroidal and steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, analgesics, depressants, stimulants and other modulators of the central nervous system, main modulators of cardiovascular and respiratory function. Drugs influencing hematopoiesis. Doping: voluptuous use of doping substances and accidental risk of it. Reference legislation.

Bibliography

FARMACI E SPORT
David R. Mottram
Casa Editrice Ambrosiana

WADA LIST 2020
(https://www.wada-ama.org/)

Teaching methods

The course will be held through lectures to Students in the classroom (“in presenza”) and/or in synchronous-streaming (“in telepresenza”) on the Teams platform. Therefore, the opportunity of Student/Teacher interaction will be preserved both face to face and remotely, by the simultaneous use of the Teams platform.
Lectures will be supported by slide presentations, which will be available to students on the Elly platform (https://elly2020.medicina.unipr.it/).

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral exam.
In case of the persistence of the health emergency, the exams will be conducted remotely, as follows:
remote oral questions, through the Teams platform (guide http://selma.unipr.it/).
Students with SLD / BSE must first contact Le Eli-che: support for students with disabilities, D.S.A., B.E.S. (https://sea.unipr.it/it/servizi/le-eli-che-supporto-studenti-con-disabilita-dsa-bes)

Other information

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