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PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND HEALTH (2021-2022)

General information

This course may undergo changes in the calendar, teaching methodology or assessment procedure depending on the course of events and the guidelines of health authorities in relation to the COVID-19 crisis. Notwithstanding, the quality of the training and the achievement of objectives are guaranteed in all cases.
Qualification awarded: Expert (Degree Universitat Barcelona)
Management:
  • Ribas Fernández, Jordi
Number of credits: 15,00
Length of course (in academic years): 1
Mode of delivery (face-to-face/ blended/ distance): Distance
Centre responsible : Institute for LifeLong Learning IL3-UB
In-company placement(s): No
Enrolment fee:
  • 1.800,00 €
  • An increase of 10% is applied to the price, up to a maximum of € 70, as administration fee
Classes begin: 11/2/2021

Objectives and admission

Learning objectives:
* Learn the scientific evidence about the risks and benefits of physical activity in various diseases.
* Be capable of a critical analysis of scientific texts to propose suitable actions in the various diseases.
* Interpret scientific documents, draw conclusions and make recommendations to establish protocols for action.
* Design protocols for action in accordance with the different positions of scientific associations.
* Understand the physiological response of various diseases to exercise and training.
* Prevent or treat diseases through physical activity, from a knowledge of their physiology, biochemistry and physiopathology.
* Establish the type, intensity, frequency and duration of exercise to treat each disease.
* Deepen knowledge of the new tools and technological solutions to design protocols for physical activity, depending on the pathology.
* Interpret the indications and contrindications of physical activity for each pathology.
* Learn the interaction between physical activity and drugs.

Recommended applicant profiles and admission requirements:
Other graduates in health sciences: Biology, physical activity and sports sciences, nursing, physiotherapy, biomedicine, medicine, human nutrition and dietetics, graduates in teacher training specializing in physical education.

Requirements/prior knowledge:
* Principles of human anatomy and physiology.
* Principles of training theory.

Admission for applicants not holding a degree qualification:
Students who are not university graduates may be admitted on these courses. These students will be eligible for a university extension course certificate.Information regarding the entry requirements in this case can be obtained from the course coordinators.

Date on which pre-enrolment begins: 2/1/2021
Date on which pre-enrolment ends: 10/26/2021

Further information

FACULTY OR SCHOOL WHERE THE COURSE IS TAUGHT

Name of individual or institution: Institut de Formació Contínua - UB
Address: C/ Ciutat de Granada, 131 08018 Barcelona Espanya
Email address: info@il3.ub.edu
Webpage: http://www.il3.ub.edu
Telephone: 93 403 96 96
Fax: 93 403 96 97
Observations: Online learning.


FOR FURTHER ENQUIRIES

Name of individual or institution: Institut de Formació Contínua - UB
Address: C/ Ciutat de Granada, 131 08018 Barcelona Espanya
Email address: info@il3.ub.edu
Webpage: http://www.il3.ub.edu
Telephone: 93 309 36 54
Fax: 93 403 96 97
Observations: Monday to Friday, from 9.00 a.m. to 7.00 p.m.

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