cod. 1000317

Academic year 2021/22
2° year of course - First semester
MIRANDOLA Prisco, GALLI Daniela, CONDELLO Giancarlo
Academic discipline
Metodi e didattiche delle attività sportive (M-EDF/02)
Discipline motorie e sportive
Type of training activity
42 hours
of face-to-face activities
6 credits
hub: PARMA
course unit


Learning objectives

Knowledge and understanding
At the end of the course the student knows the technical characteristics of the exercises and training. The student will be also capable of processing assessment test to determine the characteristics of the healthy lifestyle. The goal of the course is to define the concept of exercise prescription. Similarly to the prescription of a drug, even for the prescription of the exercise must be made with a real "recipe" that defines type, intensity, duration and frequency of administration.
At the end of the course the student knows risks and benefits of prescribing exercise in subjects with chronic disease (metabolic syndrome and neurodegeneration) .

Applying knowledge and understanding
At the end of the course the student knows risks and benefits of prescribing exercise in subjects with diabetes mellitus, hypertension, metabolic syndromes and cardiovascular disease, for prevention and therapy of oncological diseases, sarcopenia and osteopenia in aging.

Making judgements
At the end of the course the student is able to choose the training methods differentiating the load based on individual performance, sedentaryism, disese specific risk factors, age, therapy.

Communication skills
the student must use technical terminology

Learning skills
the student must be able to summarize a brief technical text

The objectives of teaching and its contents regard area D, annex b of the d.m. 616


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Course unit content

the course is compliant with d.m. 616
Adapted physical activity (APA)
Adapted physical education and training
Adapted physical exercise (EPA)
Chronic disease
Volume and intensity of adapted sport

Full programme

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teacher’s notes

Teaching methods

The course will be held through lectures to Students either in the classroom (“in presenza”) 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 (
Lectures will be held on-site in compliance with safety standards, provided that further instructions on the ongoing health emergency are not implemented. Supporting material will be available on the specific, student-reserved platform (Elly) and will include slide presentations, audio-video aids or video-recording of the lectures.

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral examination.
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
Students with SLD / BSE must first contact Le Eli-che: support for students with disabilities, D.S.A., B.E.S. (

Other information

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