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PEDIATRIC EXERCISE SCIENCE

Informació general

 It is an international course in which the most important theoretical-practical aspects are addressed in relation to the physiology, psychology, nutrition, biomechanics, injury prevention, etc., of the pediatric exercise. From the theoretical point of view, the bases for developing the correct prescription of physical exercise during the pediatric stage will be presented.

KNOWLEDGE THAT WILL BE EXPOSED

- Know the importance of pediatric physical exercise as a basis for health and primary prevention
- Physiological bases to understand the acute responses and adpatations generated by physical exercise in the pediatric population
- Physiological, psychological, biomechanical and nutritional bases to know how to reduce the risk of injury and overtraining in the child who practices physical exercise
- Physiopathological bases for the correct adaptation of physical exercise prescription in the pediatric population affected by the most frequent pathologies during this biological moment
- Bases for the correct physical fitness assessment in the pediatric population
- Bases for the correct design and prescription of physical exercise in pediatric population

 

  • Director: Juan Manuel Cortell Tormo
  • Department: Didactic General and Specific Training
  • Organized with TCNJ-The College of New Jersey (USA)
  • Lenght of the course: 2 weeks (50 hours)
  • Credits: 50 hours /5 credits LRU / ECTS
  • Date: From June 17 to July 2
  • Fees: UA student 150€ . General 250€
  • Venue: University of Alicante Campus. Faculty of Education, classroom ED/0-03
  • Admission requirements: Students, professors and professional of CAFD. Minimum level B1 in English
  • Requisits per a l'obtenció del diploma o certificat: Requirements for obtaining the diploma or certificate: Intermediate English Level. Attendance at 80% of the sessions and performance on a final exam and presentation
  • Course taught in English

Program

MONDAY 17

09:00 – 12:00     Physical Activity and Children’s Health: Survival of the Fittest
                          
Avery D Faigenbaum. TCNJ-The College of New Jersey
                          
Iván Chulvi Medrano. Universidad de Alicante
12:00 – 15:00     Understanding Physical Literacy in Youth
                          
Avery D Faigenbaum

TUESDAY 18

09:00 – 14:00     Growth, Maturation and Physical Activity: The Power of Play
                 
          Avery D Faigenbaum

WEDNESDAY 19

09:00 – 14:00    Youth Fitness Testing: Past, Present, and Future Directions
                
           Avery D Faigenbaum
                       
   Iván Chulvi Medrano

THURSDAY 20

09:00 – 11:30     Responses & Adaptations to Exercise in Youth
                          
Avery D. Faigenbaum
11:30 – 14:00     Train the Developing Brain
                      
    
Avery D. Faigenbaum
                      
Tamara Rial-Faigenbaum. TCNJ-The College of New Jersey

FRIDAY 21, MONDAY 24 & TUESDAY 25     The University of Alicante will be closed (Bonfires Festival)

WEDNESDAY 26

09:00 – 12:00     Early Sports Specialization: Friend or Foe
                       
   Avery D. Faigenbaum
                        
                   
12:00 – 15:00     Injury Prevention in Youth Sport
                       
    Avery D. Faigenbaum                     

THURSDAY 27

09:00 – 11:30    Long Term Athletic Development: Training for Success
                         
Avery F. Faigenbaum
11:30 – 14:00    Pediatric Inactivity Triad: It's time for a New Perspective
                         
Tamara Rial-Faigenbaum

FRIDAY 28

09:00 – 11:30    Pediatric performance training: A practical point of view
                         
Carmen Manchado López. Universidad de Alicante
11:30 – 14:00    Values and principles in the pediatric training: everything is not the performance and success
                         
  Federico Carreres. Universitat Jaume I

MONDAY 1

09:00 – 11:30   Applied Nutrition for children and Adolescents
                         
Avery D. Faigenbaum
11:30 – 14:00    Importance of Posture in Children and Adolescents
                        
Tamara Rial-Faigenbaum
TUESDAY 2

09:00 – 15:00   Clinical Perspectives of Pediatric Exercise Science
                         
Iván Chulvi Medrano

 

Enrollment

If the number of students enrolled in the course does not exceed the minimum University of Alicante can resolve the non-celebration of the course.


ORGANIZED WITH

University of Alicante 'Rafael Altamira' Summer Courses


Cursos de Verano de la Universidad de Alicante "Rafael Altamira"
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