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GENERAL AND APPLIED HYGIENE

CODE 80914
ACADEMIC YEAR 2022/2023
CREDITS
  • 5 cfu during the 2nd year of 8744 SCIENZE MOTORIE, SPORT E SALUTE (L-22) - SAVONA
  • SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR MED/42
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • SAVONA
  • SEMESTER 1° Semester
    TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

    OVERVIEW

    The course provides theoretical and practical knowledge dealing the application of physical activity to the primary prevention of cancer and cardiovascular diseases. Knowledge are given dealing the prevention of infective diseases bearing relevance for indoor and outdoor physical activities.

    AIMS AND CONTENT

    AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

    • Having knowledge dealing the mechanisms triggered by physical activity to prevent cardiovascular diseases

     

    • Having knowledge dealing the mechanisms triggered by physical activity to prevent cancer
    • Be able to execute primary prevention intervention against cardiovascular diseases based on physical activity and lifestyle correction
    • Be able to execute primary prevention intervention against cancer based on physical activity and lifestyle correction
    • Having knowledge of main infective diseases bearing relevance for physical activity and their aspecific and specific prevention practice

    SYLLABUS/CONTENT

    • Atherosclerosis: epidemiology, risk factors, physical activity in primary prevention. Overweight and obesity.
    • Cancer: epidemiology, risk factors, physical activity in primary prevention with particular reference to lung cancer, skin cancer, colon cancer, breast cancer.
    • Hygiene of gym and place for indoor physical activities
    • Airborne infective diseases: Flu, Tuberculosis, measles, rubella, mumps, Herpes diseases, Mononucleosis.
    • Parenteral infective diseases: Hepatitis B, AIDS
    • Wound prophylaxis, Tetanus
    • Hygiene of swimming pools

    RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

    Brandi et al., Igiene e Sanità Pubblica per Scienze Motorie, Delfino Ed

    TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

    LESSONS

    EXAMS

    Exam schedule

    Date Time Location Type Notes
    10/01/2023 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
    10/01/2023 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
    14/02/2023 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
    18/07/2023 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
    12/09/2023 09:00 GENOVA Scritto