A Master Degree in Physical Activity and Health Promotion trains graduates who can work as skilled coaches in physical activities, trainers in amateur sports and wellness specialists. All classes and exams are held in English only.
Graduates shall be able to interact with other professionals such as doctors and biologists thanks to their scientific and skilful competences. In particular, they will be able to cooperate with medical teams to cure and prevent pathologies such as chronic-degenerative diseases (e.g. metabolic syndrome, obesity, hypertension and ischaemic heart diseases).
Students shall broaden their basic knowledge thanks to up-to-date information on PubMed and NIH Library USA which cover all benefits of physical activities for disease prevention and good health. Furthermore, they shall be aware of negative health impacts caused by uncontrolled physical activities.
In order to work in fitness and wellness, graduates shall:
The brightest students can draft their final dissertations within the scheme of an international internship in the U.S. (Virginia: George Mason University, Philadelphia: Drexel University) or in Brazil (Rio de Janeiro: State University of RJ, UERJ and Curitiba: Federal University of Parana, UFPR), and then discuss them at the University of Rome Tor Vergata.