Summer School Muscle School: exercise muscle in health and disease

General

11 locations available

Program Description

About

The course will point out most cutting-edge researches and clinical applied issues about the role of muscle exercise on both healthy subjects and patients affected by different types of primary or secondary neuromuscular disorders, focusing on physiopathology, methodological issues, bioengineering devices and therapeutic advances, particularly on the management of core manifestations of exercise intolerance such as fatigue and its correlates.

Aim

Physiology and anatomy of skeletal muscle. Skeletal muscle pathophysiology and muscle diseases. Muscle fatigue: definition and how to assess. Biochemical aspects of exercise in healthy and disease. Muscular disease: the role of bioeneneering. Role of exercise in muscle healthy and diseases. Diet and exercise, supplements, doping. The patients voice. Sport and disability: legal perpesctives.

Who can apply

National and international graduate and non-graduate students in scientific disciplines

Language

English

Program Intensity

Full time

Admission Requirements

Graduate and non-graduate students in scientific disciplines

ECTS

4

Fees

250 Euro

Coordinator

Prof. Gabriele Siciliano

e-mail: g.siciliano@med.unipi.it

Period

17 - 24 July 2020

Deadline

19 June 2020

Last updated November 2019

About the School

The University of Pisa is a public institution boasting twenty departments, with high-level research centres in the sectors of agriculture, astrophysics, computer science, engineering, medicine and ve... Read More

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