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Course Curriculum CFU Length(h)
[40/35]  SPORT AND EXERCISE SCIENCE [35/00 - Ord. 2019]  PERCORSO COMUNE 7 42


Knowledge of the basics of hygiene and health promotion
Identify the biological and social determinants of health and disease.
Knowledge of the natural history of the disease and the main primary, secondary and tertiary prevention
Knowledge of the host-parasite relationships and the pathogenetic mechanisms of infectious diseases, the natural history of the disease, the ways of transmission
Knowledge of the prevention of infections by airborne transmission, by enteric transmission, by haematic and/or sexual spread.
Knowledge of the basics of health promotion and salutogenesis.
Knowledge of the meaning and relevance for health promotion of empowerment, advocacy, stakeholder participation. Knowledge of the development of a health promotion project: General objective, specific objectives, activities, stakeholders, indicators.

Knowledge and understanding:
Know the basics of descriptive statistics and the main research designs.
The student will be able to acquire, process, and interpret the data originating from professional activities by means of descriptive statistical methods. He will be able to proceed with the collection of statistical data and the elaboration of a systematic study of the same, both for the purpose of improving his professional activity and for research purposes.
Knowing how to use the information and IT systems to analyze data
The student will be able to use the main IT tools in order to systematize, represent and analyze the data of his interest, both in the context of his daily activity and for participation in research groups




The student will be able to implement prevention measures and implement campaigns to promote health and devise projects to implement health promotion activities in the community.

The student will be able to select the most appropriate methods of quantitative and/or qualitative analysis to favor the process of analyzing statistical data.
You will be able to use the main IT and technological techniques for the processing of information, demonstrating skills in the management of information and IT systems
He will have the necessary skills to be able to use software and tools suitable for both data collection and analysis, representing them adequately and interpreting them correctly by means of basic statistical techniques and simple widely used software.

Teaching Methods

Frontal lesson with the use of slides

Online lessons in synchronous mode

Verification of learning

Group work to experiment with the definition of a health promotion project. Verification by means of a quiz with multiple choice closed questions for the evaluation of the hygiene part. The acquisition of concepts will be evaluated in terms of completeness and accuracy.

Group work to be discussed in the classroom and oral exam with synthetic answer questions. The acquisition of concepts, knowledge of the disciplinary language, the ability to relate concepts and knowledge, and the expository ability will be evaluated


S. Barbuti, G.M. Fara, G. Giammanco. Preventive Hygiene Public Health. EdiSES. Update material provided by the teacher

Statistical teaching materials: Both the slides used during the lesson and the bases given for the practical exercises will be provided.

Questionnaire and social

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