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Physical Activity and Health Promotion

University of Rome - Tor Vergata
Rome
English
University of Rome - Tor Vergata

Program description

Physical Activity and Health Promotion

A Master Degree in Physical Activity and Health Promotion trains graduates who can work as skilled coaches in physical activities, trainers in amateur sports and wellness specialists.

Graduates shall be able to interact with other professionals such as doctors and biologists thanks to their scientific and skilful competences. In particular, they will be able to cooperate with medical teams to cure and prevent pathologies such as chronic-degenerative diseases (e.g. metabolic syndrome, obesity, hypertension and ischaemic heart diseases).

Students shall broaden their basic knowledge thanks to up-to-date information on PubMed and NIH Library USA which cover all benefits of physical activities for disease prevention and good health. Furthermore, they shall be aware of negative health impacts caused by uncontrolled physical activities.

In order to work in fitness and wellness, graduates shall: have basic knowledge for physical and functional assessments in relation to individual specific characteristics; set up training programmes and physical activities for groups and/or individuals; set up rehabilitation programmes through physical activities for health promotion and disease prevention; be able to identify and avoid dangerous situations that may occur while training; know first aid procedures and measures in case of emergency.

The brightest students can draft their final dissertations within the scheme of an international internship in the U.S. (Virginia: George Mason University, Philadelphia: Drexel University) or in Brazil (Rio de Janeiro: State University of RJ, UERJ and Curitiba: Federal University of Parana, UFPR), and then discuss them at the University of Rome Tor Vergata.

Admission requirements

Open with curriculum evaluation.


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University of Rome - Tor Vergata

University of Rome - Tor Vergata

The University of Rome Tor Vergata was founded in 1982. It is a public university, ranked among the world’s Top 100 less-than-50-year old Universities by both QS and Times Higher Education. Tor Vergata hosts six schools: Economics Law Engineering Humanities...


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University of Rome - Tor Vergata

Via Cracovia 50
00133 Rome
Italy

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