71844 - Supplements, Health and Sport

Course Unit Page

Academic Year 2018/2019

Course contents

Definition of dietary supplement evaluation of nutritional needs during riceative or agonist physical activity; role of dietary supplements in patients with nutritional and/or motility deficits. Side effects and toxicity of dietary supplements.


The are no suggested textbooks, but a selection of published reviews on the specific topics.

Teaching methods

The course is charcterized by 2 CFU of interactive lectures.

Assessment methods

The learning evaluation at the end of the course is characterized by an interactive discussion about the discussed arguments.

Teaching tools

The reaching material is represented by sets of illustrative slides that remain in the availability of the student.

Office hours

See the website of Davide Festi