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CODE 80914
ACADEMIC YEAR 2023/2024
CREDITS
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

TEACHING METHODS

Frontal lessons. 

 

 

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

Exam Board

ALBERTO IZZOTTI (President)

LAURA BONZANO

LESSONS

EXAMS

Exam schedule

Data appello Orario Luogo Degree type Note
09/01/2024 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
09/01/2024 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
13/02/2024 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
11/06/2024 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
16/07/2024 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
10/09/2024 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
14/01/2025 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
11/02/2025 09:00 GENOVA Scritto