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ASSESSMENT METHODOLOGIES AND TECHNIQUES IN SPORT
METODOLOGIE E TECNICHE DI VALUTAZIONE NELLO SPORT

A.Y. Credits
2023/2024 7
Lecturer Email Office hours for students
Lorenzo Micheli On appointment (contact by email)
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)
Curriculum: PERCORSO COMUNE
Date Time Classroom / Location
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Learning Objectives

The course objective is to provide the students the  knowledge and skills required regarding the methodologies used to assess the physical fitness components and their applications in sports setting. The course will include both theorical and practical applications of physical fitness assessment in sports setting.

In particular, the course objectives are to know and understand:

  • the issues related to physical fitness assessment and its application both in amateur and top level sports, and in different age groups or populations;
  • how to choose and perform physical fitness assessment in sport;
  • how to perform assessments in both lab and in field setting;
  • how to interpret to understand the results of the tests and their application in exercise prescription.

Program

Evaluation of sport, its characteristics (2 CFU)

  • Movement and physiological analysis 1 CFU
  • Injuries analysis and predictive models 0.5 CFU
  • Key performance indicators (KPI) in sport 0.5 CFU

Assessment of the athlete (5 CFU)

  • Exercise testing principles 1 CFU
  • Anthropometric, postural, movement, flexibility and mobility assessment 0.5 CFU
  • Cardiorespiratory endurance assessment 1 CFU
  • Muscular fitness assessment (strength, power and endurance) 1 CFU
  • Anaerobic capacity, speed, and agility assessment 0.5 CFU
  • Monitoring the athlete and return to play 0.5 CFU
  • Evaluation of the athlete's profile (profiling), comparison with the reference benchmarks (benchmarking), and short- and long- term goals 0.5

Bridging Courses

None.

Learning Achievements (Dublin Descriptors)

At the end of the course the students will have to show that the following knowledges and skills:

Knowledge and understanding

Know and understand the methodologies and techniques used in functional assessment in sport

Applying knowledge and understanding

Knowing how to apply their knowledge and understanding on the topic when conducting a functional evaluation in different sports and settings

Making judgements

Knowing how to deal autonomously with problems and manage particular cases that can be encountered during functional evaluation in sport through a professional and scientific approach

Communication skills

Knowing how to communicate clearly and effectively, both with specialists and non-specialists, the acquired knowledge and its practical application in different settings

Learning skills

Knowing how to stay up to date on the methodologies and techniques used in functional evaluation in sport through a professional and scientific approach

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

Supporting Activities

Seminars and workshops performed by expert (e.g., sport trainers, sport coaches, etc.)

Use of scientific literature and case studies


Teaching, Attendance, Course Books and Assessment

Teaching

Hand-on lessons
Practice exercises

Course books

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

Assessment

Oral test, with both theoretical and practical questions

The final vote is on 30th

Disability and Specific Learning Disorders (SLD)

Students who have registered their disability certification or SLD certification with the Inclusion and Right to Study Office can request to use conceptual maps (for keywords) during exams.

To this end, it is necessary to send the maps, two weeks before the exam date, to the course instructor, who will verify their compliance with the university guidelines and may request modifications.

Additional Information for Non-Attending Students

Teaching

Hand-on lessons
Practice exercise

Course books

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

Assessment

Oral interview in which the answers of the students to each question will be evaluated (according to a scale from 0-5) in the following dimensions:

  • Knowledge of concepts
  • Knowledge of techniques and procedures
  • Application of techniques and procedures
  • Mastery of specific language
  • Critical capacity
Disability and Specific Learning Disorders (SLD)

Students who have registered their disability certification or SLD certification with the Inclusion and Right to Study Office can request to use conceptual maps (for keywords) during exams.

To this end, it is necessary to send the maps, two weeks before the exam date, to the course instructor, who will verify their compliance with the university guidelines and may request modifications.

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