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Course calendar

The Academic Calendar sets out the degree programme lecture and exam timetables, as well as the relevant university closure dates..

Definition of lesson periods
Period From To
1° semestre motorie Oct 1, 2020 Jan 29, 2021
2° semestre motorie Mar 1, 2021 May 31, 2021
Exam sessions
Session From To
Sessione invernale 2020/21 e straordinaria 2019/20 Jan 25, 2021 Feb 26, 2021
Sessione estiva Jun 3, 2021 Jul 2, 2021
Sessione autunnale Aug 30, 2021 Sep 30, 2021
Sessione invernale straordinaria 2020/21 Jan 24, 2022 Feb 25, 2022
Degree sessions
Session From To
Sessione estiva Jul 5, 2021 Jul 28, 2021
Sessione autunnale Oct 11, 2021 Nov 5, 2021
Sessione invernale straordinaria 2020/21 Mar 14, 2022 Apr 8, 2022
Period From To
FESTIVITA' OGNISSANTI Nov 1, 2020 Nov 1, 2020
VACANZE DI PASQUA Apr 2, 2021 Apr 5, 2021
FESTIVITA' DELLA LIBERAZIONE Apr 25, 2021 Apr 25, 2021
FESTIVITA' DEL LAVORO May 1, 2021 May 1, 2021
VACANZE ESTIVE Aug 14, 2021 Aug 22, 2021

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Study Plan

The Study Plan includes all modules, teaching and learning activities that each student will need to undertake during their time at the University. Please select your Study Plan based on your enrolment year.

Modules Credits TAF SSD
Between the years: 1°- 2°
Between the years: 1°- 2°
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2° semestre motorie dal Mar 1, 2021 al May 31, 2021.


Learning Outcomes
(knowledge and skills acquired)
⎫ Know and learn the methods for developing motor, technical and tactical skills and abilities.
⎫ Know and learn the executive technique of the fundamentals.
⎫ Learn the methodologies for teaching the technique and tactics.
⎫ Learn how to structure and organize the training process.
⎫ Learn the basic elements and behaviors necessary for the management of a group.
⎫ Learn the methods for increasing and strengthening physical abilities with respect to requests and technical / tactical needs.
⎫ To learn the rules of the game and refereeing technique.
⎫ From the predefined training protocol, applied according to the logic dictated by the objective ... to the training protocol built n autonomously, in relation to the concrete and contingent objective, using predefined exercises ... to the training protocol created and tested, adapted to contingent situations and individualized for each individual player

⎫ Areas of competence of the coach:
¬ Planning and organization of technical-tactical work in the gym
¬ Planning and organization of the physical preparation work:
¬ Check-check of the work done by the trainer
¬ Reading performance models:

o Technical performance models (executive models)
o Tactical performance models (technical models applied to game dynamics)
o Game models (game systems)
o Physical performance models (types of movement, expressive dynamics of muscle tension, individual characteristics of the jump, ...)

¬ Multiannual programming of training and development in perspective of the athlete (therefore not related to the current levels), also through the specific contents of the teaching modules referring to the targeted training of experts for the youth sector

¬ In summary:

o Programming o Technical development
o Tactical development
o Physical preparation


Form 1

• The game system as a training medium:
o The individual technical development program and the game module that enhances and develops its characteristics
o The selection of reference fundamentals for the organization of tactical systems:

◊ Reception spike- system
◊ Service and block-defense system
◊ Defense and reconstruction system

• The error in the motor learning process:

♣ Error management
♣ Prevention against errors
♣ The recognition of the determinants of the error
♣ The correction of the error

Module 2

• The teaching of set

o The use of the technique of the set in basic volleyball:

◊ The set for the reconstruction support
◊ The set for the reception of the service
◊ The set for the setting

o Identification of aptitudes for the role of setter:

◊ Ball trajectory and body axis
◊ The set back and forth
◊ Attitudes to set management
◊ The differentiated training of the setter

Module 3

Didactic path for the setting of the set techniques:
o Development of neutrality in the set approach
o The reference to the target
◊ The management of the trajectories ahead
◊ The management of the trajectories behind
o Suspended set

o The progression of the set paths:
◊ The second half lift (seats 4 and 2)
◊ The first half early (ball 1-2)
◊ The second line set

o the pass with bagher and training in situation

Module 4

• The teaching of the bagher

o Use of the bagher technique in basic volleyball:

◊ The bagher in support for the reconstruction
◊ The bagher for the setter
◊ The bagher for receiving the service

o Identification of aptitudes for the role of receiver:

◊ Ball trajectory and body axis
◊ Orientation of the rebound plane
◊ Attitudes to reception competence
◊ The differentiated training of the receiver

Module 5

• The didactics of the spike

o The setting of the motor sequence:
◊ Acceleration on detachment

o The spike by means of a 2nd stage set:
◊ From position 4 and from position 2
◊ The action of the upper limbs from the deadlift to the spike on the ball

o The spike of the so-called high ball:
◊ From position 4 and from position 2
◊ The run-up start time and the take-off
o The attack against block (1 vs 1) exercise:
◊ The differentiation of the spikes tecnique

Module 6

Differentiation of spike techniques:
o The individual structural and motor characteristics for setting up the spike:
◊ Skilled spiker
◊ Powerful spiker

o Management of stroke time.
o Control of manual skills

Module 7

The spike according to the executive models characteristic of the various roles:

o Differentiation criteria of the motor sequence:
◊ Executive preparation and situational anticipation.
◊ Position and start time
◊ The run-up line
◊ Frontality and deadlift time

o The spike of the spiker receptor (zones 4-2)
o The spike of the central (zone 3)
o The spike of the opposite (zones 4-2)
o Spikes from the second line

Module 8

The teaching of the service and its development:

o The service from above:
◊ The floating impact (direction of the blow)

o The jump service:
◊ The so-called jump-float technique
◊ The so-called jump-spin technique

Module 9

The didactics of the block in the areas of competence of the various roles:
o Didactic techniques for travel
o The rebound plan
o The reference points
o Specialized techniques for the various network points

Module 10

Didactic path for setting the block techniques:

o Executive differentiation criteria:
◊ The distances
◊ The timing of the situational adaptations of the block

o Qualifying elements of block techniques:
◊ The aggressiveness of the rebound plan
◊ The orientation of the rebound plan
◊ The management of the block time
◊ The transitions between block and break spike

Module 11

• Adaptations of the bagher technique for the dig :

o Control of the ball in the figure
o Control of the ball out of the picture
o Falling interventions
o Interventions in reactive exit from posture

Modulo 12

Didactic path for setting the techniques for dig:

o Defense time
o Bilateral control of dig
o The functional evaluation

◊ The instinctive motor reaction
◊ Exit of the support foot
◊ Control of the fall and intervention on the ball

o The differentiation of the posture and of the defending position with respect to the attack point and / or the attacked ball hit

Form 13

Tactical training through play:

o The 6 vs 6 with technical objective:

◊ Team goal
◊ Spike system target

o The 6 vs 6 points:

◊ Exercises to emphasize the side out
◊ Exercises to emphasize the break point
◊ Exercises for defense reconstruction
◊ Exercises for freeball rebuilding

Form 14

The specialization in the youth training system:

o The technical aspects and the respective driving assumptions that identify the attitude in the role:
◊ Setter: quality in ball control with the set technique:
- Motricity of the lower limbs
◊ Receiver: quality in ball control with the bagher technique:
- Timing of the rebound plan
◊ Central: quality in learning in the game:
- Control of blockl techniques in situations and transitions
- Management of the detachment advance for the first half spike
◊ Opposite: power and height of the spike hit
◊ Libero: reaction of the lower limbs to the ball and to the situational variability of the dig.

Reference texts
Author Title Publishing house Year ISBN Notes
M. Mencarelli, M.Paolini, M. Barbiero Le guide della pallavolo. Manuale allenatore primo grado (Edizione 1) Calzetti Mariucci Editore 2016 9788860283726
M. Mencarelli Le guide della pallavolo. Manuale allievo allenatore. (Edizione 1) Calzetti Mariucci Editore 2012 8860282950

Examination Methods

Verification of learning

At the beginning of the course, a questionnaire will be administered to the participants aimed at defining the level of initial knowledge of the participants themselves.
The questionnaire will consist of 20 answers distributed as follows by macro topics:
• 10 questions: technical-motor area
• 5 questions: methodological area
• 5 questions: physical preparation

The final evaluation will be expressed in 100/100 divided as follows:
o 40/100 Technical evaluation - ongoing practice:
- 25/100 technical skills
- 15/100 conduction capacity
o 25/100 Written exam with barrier

The questionnaire must be administered during the last lesson of the course.
The closed-ended questions with 3/4 answer options will concern topics covered during the course.
The scoring criteria are as follows:
◊ Correct answer: +1
◊ Wrong answer: -1
◊ Answer not given: 0

The score contained in the questionnaire will be structured as follows:
◊ 0-10 points: barrier not passed, compulsory to repeat the test.
◊ 11-15 points: it is necessary to deepen the theme that is the object of the test
◊ 16-25 points: barrier crossed

- 35/100 Oral test
- 15/100 viewing and commenting on technical photos and videos.
- 20/100 questions at the discretion of the teacher
The minimum score to obtain eligibility is set at 60/100 (18).


Type D and Type F activities

Career prospects

Module/Programme news

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Further services

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Student mentoring

Courses in English/Insegnamenti in lingua inglese

The Master’s Degree Programme offers some courses in English/ Il corso di Laurea Magistrale offre una scelta di insegnamenti che vengono impartiti in lingua inglese.


1° anno

Ricerca applicata allo sport  - Research applied to sport - TAF D – CFU 3 - Prof. Laurent Damien George Mourot 

2° anno

Basi fisiologiche per la prescrizione dell'esercizio fisico - Physical bases of exercise prescription – TAF D  - CFU 3 - Prof.ssa Silvia Pogliaghi 

2° anno

Fisiologia dello sport - Sport physiology  - TAF D –  CFU 3 - Prof.ssa Silvia Pogliaghi


*Per potere frequentare con profitto è richiesta una competenza linguistica almeno di livello B1, come speficato nel Bando di concorso annuale per l'ammissione.


Internships are aimed at enabling students to gain direct knowledge of the world of work and to acquire specific professional skills.

Internships are carried out under the responsibility of an individual lecturer, and can be carried out in professional firms, public administration bodies and companies recognised by the University of Verona.

Any CFU credits gained by doing internships will be recognised and recorded by the University in accordance with the relevant University regulations in force (Regolamento d’Ateneo per il riconoscimento dei crediti maturati negli stage universitari).

For further information on internships, please go to:


List of theses and work experience proposals

theses proposals Research area
Soglia Anaerobica (Anaerobic Threshold) Physiology, Pathophysiology and Endocrinology: Organ physiology, pathophysiology, endocrinology, metabolism, ageing, tumorigenesis, cardiovascular disease, metabolic syndrome - Metabolism, biological basis of metabolism related disorders
Studio Componente Lenta (Slow Component) Physiology, Pathophysiology and Endocrinology: Organ physiology, pathophysiology, endocrinology, metabolism, ageing, tumorigenesis, cardiovascular disease, metabolic syndrome - Metabolism, biological basis of metabolism related disorders
Analisi delle strategie di valorizzazione del talento nello sport giovanile Various topics
Analisi di dati dinamici (utilizzando Matlab) acquisiti tramite piattaforma di forza Various topics
Androgeni e forza muscolare nelle donne con sindrome all'ovaio policistico Various topics
Contributi della psicologia del lavoro e delle organizzazioni allo sport Various topics
Contributi della psicologia dello sport al recupero e prevenzione dell'infortunio atletico Various topics
Contributi della psicologia dello sport a selezione e sviluppo del talento sportivo Various topics
Differenze di genere nello sport Various topics
Efetti dell'esercizio fisico di breve durata ed alta intensità in donne affette da PCOS Various topics
Efetto della terapia insulinosensibilizzante e con antiandrogeni sulle capacità motorie delle donne con sindrome dell'ovaio policistico Various topics
Effetti dell'esercizio fisico di breve durata ed alta intensità in donne affette da sindrome policistico Various topics
Identificazione valutazione del Talento Sportivo Various topics
Il ruolo dell'allenamento ideomotorio nello sport Various topics
La visione periferica e centrale negli sportivi Various topics
Preparazione mentale (Psychological Skill Training) alla pratica sportiva Various topics
Processi motivazionali e prevenzione dell'abbandono sportivo giovanile Various topics
Studio degli aggiustamenti posturali anticipati in diverse condizioni dinamiche Various topics
Valutazione del dispendio e dell'efficienza di corsa in una competizione di ultra trail Various topics
Valutazione della forza in donne affette da Sindrome dell'ovaio Policistico Various topics

Linguistic training CLA

Studio e tirocinio all'estero: Erasmus e altro

Informazioni per lo studio e il tirocinio all'estero per le studentesse e gli studenti di scienze motorie.

► E' stato pubblicato il Bando per l'assegnazione di borse di studio ERASMUS+ (Student Mobility for studies) per l’a.a. 2022/2023: link: Mobilità studentesca

La scadenza per la presentazione delle domande è fissata al 21 marzo 2022 ore 12.00.


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