CIRCADIAN TYPES OF THE ATHLETE
cod. 1010715

Academic year 2022/23
1° year of course - First semester
Professor
FRANCESCHINI Christian
Academic discipline
Psicologia clinica (M-PSI/08)
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

Upon completion of the training, the student: - Knows chronobiology and chronopsychology with examination of the significance of the 24-hour wake/sleep alternation; knows the studies on sleep quality and sports performance; knows the role of nap in restoring sports decline.

Prerequisites

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Course unit content

ntroductory notes - Theories related to the functions of sleep. Review on the beliefs and theories around the nature and the meaning of the dreaming.

Methods of search - Techniques of study of the sleep. Techniques of study of the dream.

Physiological aspects - The sleep onset process. The awakening process. Two types of sleep: NREM and REM. Need of sleep.

Chronobiology - Classification of the rhythms: infradian, circadian, ultradian. Chronobiological model of sleep regulation.

Full programme

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Bibliography

provided by the teacher

Teaching methods

Traditional didactics.

Assessment methods and criteria

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Other information

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