Health, Sport And Exercise Sciences


Physical exercise and sport activities have a well-recognized positive impact on health related outcomes. Our group investigate variables related to exercise participation and their health’s correlates. The group is also involved in high level athletes' performance enhancement through training planning, assessment and nutrition.

The main topics of the group are:
- extreme environment exercise physiology (Gerardo Bosco)
- mental health and exercise (Attilio Carraro)
- respiratory physiology in exercise and diseases (Alessandro Rubini)
- skeletal muscle adaptation to exercise and nutrition (Antonio Paoli, Ernesto Damiani)
- sport pedagogy (Attilio Carraro)
- sport biomechanics (Antonio Paoli)

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