Università degli Studi di Urbino Carlo Bo / Portale Web di Ateneo


A.Y. Credits
2021/2022 6
Lecturer Email Office hours for students
Francesco Lucertini Ask for an appointment by e-mail
Teaching in foreign languages
Course partially taught in a foreign language English
This course is taught partially in Italian and partially in a foreign language. Study materials can be provided in the foreign language and the final exam can be taken in the foreign language.

Assigned to the Degree Course

Sport Sciences (LM-68)
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Learning Objectives

The course includes lessons that deal with knowledge and expertise of behaviors and lifestyles that individuals should adopt to maintain or prolong a good mental and physical health.

The aim is to professionally qualify the students to work in healthcare settings, fitness centers and gyms.

The course will tend to develop the needs and demands of the market in a structured and functional way, and it will elaborate and apply the scientific knowledge to the human movement. Students will need to prove to have gained valuable and in-depth skills and to be self-sufficient in OPERATIONAL STRUCTURES STRUTTURE OPERATIVE, where specific knowledge is required to maintain DAY-TO-DAY EFFICIENCY L'EFFICIENZA NELLA QUOTIDIANITÀ. The course will tend to give priority to the training methodology in a gradual and taxonomic way with a predominantly aerobic sub-maximal exercise, in order to counteract all the dysmetabolic and hypokinetic problems of modern society.

Workshop in the laboratory, using cardio-respiratory fitness equipment, body weight exercise with the application of specific methods of posturology, for proprioceptive training and prevention; Physical activity in different environments.


Fitness training theory and methodology.

Theory and technique of:



Postural training;

Technique and teaching of Bosu and postural exercises;

Cardio-respiratory fitness, use of training protocols with gym ergometers;

Water training and in different environments;

Functional training;

Resistance training, use of isotonic machines, free weights and elastic band;

Programming individualized and tailored physical activity and training protocols for different populations;

Designing learning units with the use of small, large tools, unusual and body weight for different goals and populations.

Learning Achievements (Dublin Descriptors)

Knowledge and understanding

- Knowledge of theory, techniques and teaching methodology;

- knowledge of the main elements of physical, mental and social well-being;

- designing skills and teaching strategies for groups management and assessment.

Applying knowledge and understanding

- Knowledge and understanding of the theories and concepts contemplated by the course;

- ability to propose and evaluate didactic solutions by planning lessons and physical activities in different settings and for different populations.

Making judgements

- Ability to identify appropriate methodologies in different settings;

- ability to conceive and design learning units and planning lessons for different target users;

- ability to propose and tailor a physical activity intervention which is able to address specific issues, even for people with disabilities;

- ability to select the most appropriate teaching strategies, evaluate events and identify the relevant key issues for a successful training.

Communication skills

- Knowing the techniques that can enhance communicative, intellectual and learning skills;

- ability to read and interpret nonverbal communication;

Learning skills

- Ability to critically analyze and evaluate researches (in their fundamental methodological aspects), in different settings;

- ability to independently investigate issues related to different age groups, cultures and socio-educational settings;

- ability to find the bibliographic sources needed, through databases and specific courses, with educational and experimental aims, which could also be used for master theses;

Knowledge of multidisciplinary issues related to the world of fitness and well-being.

Development and/or application of individualized training protocols.

Ability to solve interdisciplinary problems in maintaining physical, psychic and social wellbeing in different age groups.

Planning independence in different areas.

Teaching Material

The teaching material prepared by the lecturer in addition to recommended textbooks (such as for instance slides, lecture notes, exercises, bibliography) and communications from the lecturer specific to the course can be found inside the Moodle platform › blended.uniurb.it

Didactics, Attendance, Course Books and Assessment


Lectures for the theoretical part.

For the practical part workshops and practical lessons within fitness facilities using body weight and isotonic, cardiovascular and weight machines.

Audio-visual material.


Minimum mandatory attendance: 50% of total course hours.

Course books

Will be notified during the first lecure


Tests during the course, oral presantation P.Point, creation of exercise program.

An interview.

The formative evaluation (which has been awarded a score of at least 18/30) can be considered, at the student's choice, valid for passing the exam. If the student chooses not to use it, she/he must support the interview.
For both tests, the evaluation criteria are as follows:

- Relevant and effective answers in relation to the contents of the program; - level of mastery of knowledge; - adequacy of disciplinary vocabulary and terminological precision; - relevant application of methodologies, techniques, tools; - articulation of the answer.

Each of the criteria is evaluated based on a judgment four-level scale, with equal importance assigned to each criterion. The final evaluation is expressed in thirtieths

Additional Information for Non-Attending Students


Same as attending students


Same as attending students

Course books

Same as attending students


Same as attending students

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