PhD in Exercise Science and Human Movement (last intake in 2013)

Course partially running (all years except the first)


This Ph.D. course aims at developing multi-disciplinary skills to acquire general knowledge in the field of research into integrated biological functions, with special focus on the response and adaptation of human being to physical activity and exercise in any environmental condition, and research applied to sports training and performance. The course also aims at developing studies and skills in the application of physical exercise as a stimulus for keeping the physiological homeostasis throughout our entire lifespan. During the PhD course, the students should develop a correct epistemological approach to the research activities; they should develop critical ability for analysis and interpretation of the data given by literature; they should learn to use advanced research methods and procedures on humans; they should learn to conceive and produce experimental protocols with progressive investigative autonomy; they should develop the ability for oral and written presentation of the experimental data in a scientifically coherent context.

Course details

Degree type
3 years
Supervisory body
Collegio dei Docenti del Dottorato di Scienze dell'esercizio fisico e del movimento umano
Graduate School
PhD Schools Web Page
Main Department
Neurosciences, Biomedicine and Movement Sciences
Macro area
Life and Health Sciences
Subject area
Sport Sciences