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Sport Sciences

Any American student can take regular UCV Direct Enrollment courses, “grado” courses, upon his/her Home University advisor´s.
This course listing is for informational purposes only and does not constitute a contract between the UCV and any applicant, student, institution, or other party. The courses, as described, may be subject to change as a result of ongoing curricular revisions, assignment of lecturers and teaching staff, and program development. Courses may be cancelled due to insufficient enrollment.

SPORTS SCIENCES 2017 - 2018

SPRING SEMESTER 2018

Exercise Physiology

Human Anatomy

Motor Control and Skill Acquisition

New techonologies applied to Physical Education and sport

Outdoor Sports

Nutrition Physical Sports Education

Soccer Coaching Methodology

Strength and Conditioning

Team Sports and Performance Analysis

Human Physiology

Internship in Sport Sciences

Motor Learning and Development 3 US Credits The aim of this subject is to know the characteristics of individual’s development, specifically genetic and environmental aspects. Analyzing and understanding this duality let us study the factors that directly affect learning functions.

General goals: Knowing basic and specific terminology of motor learning and development; Understanding the relationship between physical education and motor learning and development; Analyzing the factors of human development; Knowing the explanatory models and theories that define motor development; Knowing and understanding the physiological processes that generate human development; Knowing the explanatory models and theories that define motor learning;   Identifying methods, strategies and performance criteria in order to improve motor learning efficiently; Learning to apply information technologies and references to increase the contents of the subject. Encouraging habits of individual and team research; Establishing a critical point of view about school’s methods; Analyzing  and  considering  the  teacher’s  importance  on  children’s motor learning and development.

Motor Learning and Development  3 US Credits

For a complete description of these courses and their syllabi please check http://www.ucv.es/oferta-academica/grados/grado-en-ciencias-de-la-actividad-fisica-y-del-deporte  

(6 European Credits equal 3US Credits)

PHYSICAL THERAPY

Any American student can take regular UCV Direct Enrollment courses, “grado” courses, upon his/her Home University advisor´s approval.

FALL SEMESTER 2016 

Cellular and Molecular Biology  3 US Credits The surface of our planet is populated by curious living forms. The life is an intricately and organized system of chemical factories, that they acquire the matter from their surroundings, and they use these raw materials to generate copies of themselves. These living organisms are extraordinarily diverse. One of the most rapidly expanding areas of biological research is genetics, the biologic science that focuses on the mechanisms of inheritance. What could be more different than a tiger and a piece of seaweed, or a bacterium and a tree? Yet our ancestors, knowing nothing about cells or DNA, discovered that all these things had something in common. This is  an exciting time to begin studying biology, the science of life. Almost daily, biologists are making remarkable new discoveries about the human species and about the millions of other organisms with which we share this planet. Therefore, the main objective of our subject is the study of Biology from the point of view of molecular genetics focused on health professionals.

SPRING SEMESTER 2017 

 Physiology I 3 US Credits Each type of life, from the simple virus to the largest tree or the complicated human being, has its own functional characteristics. The goal of physiology is to explain the physical and chemical factors that are responsible for the origin, development, and progression of life. Therefore, the vast field of physiology can be divided into viral physiology, bacterial physiology, cellular physiology, plant physiology, human physiology, and many more subdivisions. Our primary goal is the human physiology study of the state of relative stability of the body’s internal environment. These processes feedback systems, that helps to restore the conditions needed for health and life. Our fascinating journey through the human body, begins with an overview of the meanings of anatomy and physiology, followed by a discussion of the organization of the human body and the properties that it shares with all living things. Next, you will discover how the body regulates its own internal environment; this unceasing process, called homeostasis. We introduce vocabulary that will help you to speak about the body in a way that is understood by scientists and health- care professionals alike. 

For a complete description of these courses and their syllabi please check

http://www.ucv.es/oferta-academica/grados/grado-en-fisioterapia

(6 European Credits equal 3US Credits)

Contact information

UCV-US PROGRAM DIRECTOR, EMILIO RAMÓN
Despacho 30041 
Universidad Católica de Valencia 
C/ Guillem de Castro, 175,

 46008 València

E-mail: emilio.ramon@ucv.es

studyabroad@ucv.es