98403 - EXERCISE FOR DIABETES: PHYSIOLOGY, EDUCATION AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY PROGRAMS

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Academic Year 2021/2022

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course, the student acquires scientific and didactic-training knowledge in the field of metabolic diseases, with specific reference to the prescription and administration of physical exercise in type I and type II diabetes mellitus.

Course contents

The course is developed in the framework of the European project BE-NEW developed in the framework of Erasmus+ Knowledge Alliances Project BE-NEW 622371-EPP-1-2020-1-IT-SPO-SCP with European funding https://site.unibo.it/benew/en

The course will be organized in both lectures and seminars.

The course will be held exclusively online via teams.

The lectures will be held by Prof. Raffi having as topics: glicemic control, types of diabetes, incidence, altered physiological mechanisms.

In most of the lessons there will be a seminar held by a project partner. The specific contributions of each partner are listed below.

 

Prof. Vasiliki Derri, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece:

“Physical Education and Exercise in the Management of Diabetes in Children” – Part I

 

Prof. Helen Douda, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece:

“Exercise in the Management of Diabetes in Adults” - Part II

 

Prof. Alessandro Piras, University of Bologna, Italy:

“Postural Control Mechanisms in Patients With Diabetic Sensory Neuropathy”

 

Dr. Mihai Androhovici, Association Sport for All Suceava, Romania:

“Risk factors for diabetes in the context of Covid and practical solutions for a balanced lifestyle”

 

Dr. Antonio Saccone, Radio Capodistria, Slovenia:

"Sport, physical education, communication and society"

 

Prof. Raul Vela, University of La Rioja, Spain: "Self-Care in the management of Diabetes and Exercise"

 

Prof. Jernej Pajek, University of Ljubljana:

"Exercise and diabetes mellitus: physiological and medical aspects"

Readings/Bibliography

Papers, reviews.

Teaching methods

Lectures and seminars.

Assessment methods

Essay with case study.

Teaching tools

Gamification platforms, PC, video projector.

Links to further information

https://site.unibo.it/benew/en

Office hours

See the website of Milena Raffi