EPIDEMIOLOGY OF SPORTS RELATED DISEASES

EPIDEMIOLOGY OF SPORTS RELATED DISEASES

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Last update 09/05/2021 11:13
Code
80879
ACADEMIC YEAR
2021/2022
CREDITS
2 credits during the 1st year of 8749 SPORTS SCIENCES AND METHOLOGIES (LM-68) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
MED/42
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (SPORTS SCIENCES AND METHOLOGIES)
semester
1° Semester
modules
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

The course provides information dealing the epidemiology of sport-related diseases. Information and applicative elements are provided dealing diet in sportsmen and advance molecular methods to evaluate sport attitude.

AIMS AND CONTENT

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

 

  • Epidemiology of most common diseases in soprtsmen;
  • Individual and environmental risk factor of sport relat4ed diseases;
  • Application of food intervention as related to the different stages of training;
  • Advance molecular methods to evaluate sport performance: knowledge of advantages and limits.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Descriptive and analytic epidemiology of trauma diseases in the sportsmen.

Tendons disease in sportsmen: epidemiology and prevention.

Respiratory diseases in sportsmen: epidemiology and prevention

Sudden heart death in sportsmen: epidemiology.

Food nutrition in sportsmen.

Molecular biomarkers as applied to the analysis of sports: genomic and postgenomic biomarkers.

Molecular genomics in sportsmen: genetics of individual attitude to sports

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

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

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

LESSONS