The main objective of the course is to provide students with the knowledge on the scientific literature on the fundamental topics related to health and physical activity
1. Knowledge and understanding.
At the end of the course the student knows the methodology of training and exercise prescription, in terms of type, volume, intensity, duration, frequency, for individuals under normal or clinical condition.
2. Applying knowledge and understanding.
At the end of the course the student knows the risks and benefits of exercise prescription for individuals under several clinical conditions, like diabetes, hypertension, metabolic syndrome, cardiovascular disease, and for age-related declines (sarcopenia and osteopenia).
3. Making judgements.
At the end of the course the student is able to determine the appropriate method, quantity and type of exercise for individuals under normal or clinical conditions
4. Communication skills.
At the end of the course the student is able to manage the specific terminology for exercise prescription and the scientific terminology.
5. Learning skills.
At the end of the course the student is able to read, understand, and synthesize a scientific article.
THE OBJECTIVES OF TEACHING AND ITS CONTENTS REGARD AREA D, ANNEX B OF THE D.M. 616.