Università degli Studi di Urbino Carlo Bo / Portale Web di Ateneo


A.Y. Credits
2017/2018 6
Lecturer Email Office hours for students
Vilberto Stocchi From Monday to Friday upon email contact (vilberto.stocchi@uniurb.it)

Assigned to the Degree Course

Sport Sciences (LM-68)
Date Time Classroom / Location
Date Time Classroom / Location

Learning Objectives

The aim of the course is to provide students with a good understanding of the Biochemistry of nutrition and energy needs in different sports.


  • Nutrition claims according to the National Academy of Sciences
  • The energy value of food
  • Energy expenditure at rest and during muscular activity
  • Nutrition in physical and sports performance
  • Nutritional needs in high intensity physical activity
  • Nutritional needs in prolonged and constant physical exercise
  • Energy cost of running, running and swimming

Bridging Courses


Learning Achievements (Dublin Descriptors)

Students will be able to understand and rework what they studied and will gradually acquire the ability to improve and deepen their knowledge. They also must be able to transform the knowledge into innovative and original proposals.

Students will acquire an autonomous judgment, a deep critical thinking and maturity to allow it to discriminate between proper nutrition and dietary regimes that are harmful to health

Students will attain the ability to put what they have learned into practice and be able to transfer to other speakers, in a clear and complete manner, the knowledge gained in both amateur and professional field.

Teaching Material

The teaching material prepared by the lecturer in addition to recommended textbooks (such as for instance slides, lecture notes, exercises, bibliography) and communications from the lecturer specific to the course can be found inside the Moodle platform › blended.uniurb.it

Supporting Activities


All materials used during the course is availabe on Moodle platform from the web site of the university

Teaching, Attendance, Course Books and Assessment


Frontal lesson


Knowledge of basilar Biochemistry

Course books

The texts of study will be indicated at the beginning of the course

Slides and other teaching materials are available on the moodle platform


Oral examination consisting of an discussion aimed at verifying the adequacy of knowledge and skills on the biochemistry of nutrition and nutritional needs in different sports

Disability and Specific Learning Disorders (SLD)

Students who have registered their disability certification or SLD certification with the Inclusion and Right to Study Office can request to use conceptual maps (for keywords) during exams.

To this end, it is necessary to send the maps, two weeks before the exam date, to the course instructor, who will verify their compliance with the university guidelines and may request modifications.

Additional Information for Non-Attending Students


The program and teaching materials are the same for both attending and non attending students

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