Università degli Studi di Napoli "Parthenope"

Teaching schedule

Academic year: 
2014/2015
Belonging course: 
Course of Bachelor's Degree Programme on SPORTS SCIENCE
Disciplinary sector: 
METHODS AND TEACHING OF SPORTS ACTIVITIES (M-EDF/02)
Credits: 
3
Year of study: 
3
Teachers: 
Cycle: 
Second semester
Hours of front activity: 
24

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Course description

At the end of the course the student will be able to evaluate the nutritional requirement for different athletes in different contests: training, competition, post-competition; the student will also be able to evaluate the correct idratation state.

Prerequisites

Basic knowledge of biochemistry applied to the intermediate metabolism; sport physiology; skeletal muscle and heart biology a re required.

Syllabus

Lectures 9 CFU total; 6CFU (M-EDF/01) + (3CFU) M-EDF/02

The Principles of human nutrition: macronutrients; micronutrients; water; oligoelements; evaluation of Body Composition and equations for diet; nutritional requirements and sports; low-carb diet and sport; vegan and vegetarian diet and sport; nutrigenetics and sport;
Individual Sports: characteristics and energy requirements.
Team Sports: characteristics and energy requirements.
Ergogenic Nutritional and sport.

Teaching Methods

Textbooks

The teaching material is available in the teaching section within the web site: www.uniparthenope.it;

Learning assessment

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