Università degli Studi di Napoli "Parthenope"

Teaching schedule

Academic year: 
2015/2016
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

Language

ITALIAN

Course description

At the end of the course the student will be able to assess the nutritional requirements of athletes according to the different type of training and performance and to the different phases of the competitive season: training:, competition, post-competition, including hydration.

Prerequisites

Biochemical principles of intermediate metabolism; sport physiology, priniciples of human nutrition

Syllabus

At the end of the course the student will be able to assess the nutritional needs of athletes according to the different type of training and performance with regard to the different phases of the competitive season: training, competition, post-competition, including hydration.
-Nutritional needs in sports;
-The correct nutrition in training/ competition: pre, during and post
-Nutrigenetics and sports

-Nutritional needs in sports;
-The correct nutrition in training/ competition: pre, during and post
-Nutrigenetics and sports

Teaching Methods

Frontal Lectures, Seminars

Textbooks

Books; scientific publications on the topics covered

Learning assessment

The final exam aims to verify the achievement of the previously indicated objectives. At the end of the course, the student will perform a final multiple-choice test based on the program of all three modules, the exame is considered passed when the students has correctly answered at least 18 questions.The test lasts 30 minutes and the use of texts, cell phones, notes is not allowed; only the use of the calculator is permitted. Failure to pass the exam requires the exam to be repeated in subsequent appeals

More information

Knowledge
Advanced knowledge about the nutritional requirement of athletes according to the type of training and performance
Expertise
To Knowledge on the effects of different type of diet on the sport performance;
To Verify the effects of different-type of diet on the performance trougth all sport season