2nd Cycle Degree/2 year Master in Sciences and Techniques of Preventive and Adapted Physical Activities

Degree programme

Programme type 2nd Cycle Degree/2 year Master
Academic Year 2018/2019
Code 9215
Degree Programme Class LM-67 - Sport science for prevention and rehabilitation
Years in which the programme is being held I, II
Type of access Open access with assessment of personal competencies
Curricula None
Place of teaching Rimini
Degree Programme Director Pasqualino Maietta Latessa
Language Italian

Admission requirements and assessment of previously acquired knowledge/competences

In order to access this second-cycle degree programme, students must have graduated in one of the following classes or hold a foreign degree recognised as suitable:

- pursuant to Italian Min. Decree 270: L-22
- pursuant to Italian Min. Decree 509/99: Class 33
- ISEF Diploma

If the above degree requirements are not satisfied, access to the second-cycle degree programme is subject to possession of one of the following diplomas: first-cycle degree, three-year university diploma, four-year university diploma, diploma recognised as suitable in accordance with special laws or foreign diploma recognised as suitable, that allow the recognition of at least 60 University Learning Credits in subject groups in the fundamental areas relevant to Class L-22, as identified in the Min. Decree dated 16 March 2007 (Official Gazette 155 dated 6-7-2007 - Ord. Suppl. 153).

A specific Committee is appointed by the Degree Programme Board, upon application by the candidate, to recognise the University Learning Credits required for admission.

In addition to possession of the established curricular requirements, admission to the second-cycle degree programme depends on passing a test of the adequacy of the personal preparation of the candidate, which may involve assessment of the curriculum of the candidate and a written and/or oral test. The method of testing is established each year by the Degree Programme Board and published on the University Portal together with the related call for applications.
The test of personal preparation for admission to the second-cycle degree programme in Sciences and Techniques of Preventive and Adapted Physical Activities seeks to check possession of sufficient knowledge of the basic concepts that underlie the following disciplines: applied biology, human anatomy with particular reference to the anatomy of the locomotive apparatus, general pedagogy, human physiology, human biochemistry and nutrition, general psychology, the theory and methodology of human movement, anthropometry and ergonomics, public and private law, hygiene as applied to wellness and sporting activities, technical theory and teaching of physical activity to children, traumatology and first aid, theory and teaching of team sports, theory and teaching of water sports, theory and methodology of training, theory and teaching of individual sports.

Knowledge and competence in B-1 level English is assessed via the University Language Centre. Students with equivalent language certification may be exonerated.It is essential to pass the test in order to enrol for the second-cycle degree programme.

See the Degree Programme Regulations for further details.

Programme profile

The main objective of this degree programme is to give second-cycle graduates advanced scientific knowledge in the field of human wellness, with particular reference to the preventive and adaptive areas.The degree programme provides knowledge about how to maintain optimal physical efficiency throughout life, as applied to normal individuals and to populations susceptible to - or affected by - diseases correlated with sedentary or improper lifestyles, adapting physical activity to the needs of persons with disabilities or affected by diseases who may benefit from physical exercise, and including the acquisition of skills for the prevention of and recovery from infant and adolescent problems via physical activity. These objectives are achieved via lectures in seminar format and meetings with sector experts and successful professionals, involving case studies, technical-practical demonstrations in the field and individual practice using advanced tools for the analysis of physical activity and physical condition; via the compilation of individual bibliographies and the preparation of original reports on the disciplines and techniques studied; via internships within leading structures for the different types of preventive, post-rehabilitation and adaptive activities; and, lastly, via the preparation of an experiment-based dissertation on a topic related to the curriculum studied.

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Access to further study

Da' accesso agli studi di terzo ciclo (Dottorato di ricerca e Scuola di specializzazione) e Master universitario di secondo livello.

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