Master II in Exercise Programming for Exercise-sensitive Pathologies (Exercise Therapy)

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The benefits of physical activity are scientifically well-known and proven. The Masters programme, now in its fourth year, aims to produce exercise professionals with particular expertise in functional assessment and exercise programming for people with exercise-sensitive pathologies. It responds to an industry need for professionals in the field who can work in a team, having specific practical skills in carrying out and managing work protocols. The programme focuses on people with chronic-degenerative diseases who can gain significant benefit from appropriate regular physical activity.
The course is structured to provide a foundation for participants to be able to examine cases from both medical and motor aspects, thereby stimulating a strong, fruitful collaboration between the medical and exercise science fields in order to provide effective exercise programmes. Graduates of the Masters programme will be able to use appropriate tools for exercise assessment and prescription based on quantitative, verifiable information.

Course details

Degree type
Short Master Programs (postgraduate)
1 Year
Degree class
MASTER - Classe per i Master (ateneo)
Supervisory body
Comitato Scientifico per il Master in Esercizio-terapia: progettazione e conduzione dell'esercizio fisico nelle patologie esercizio-sensibili
Programme Director
Silvia Pogliaghi
Teaching and course administration
Operational unit
Main Department
Neurosciences, Biomedicine and Movement Sciences
Macro area
Life and Health Sciences
Subject area
Sport Sciences