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lpardigo27
08-27-2007, 02:58 AM
Dear Colleaugues,

The PhD Course in Science of Exercise and Human Movement is welcoming
applications from international students for 2008-20010 program.
Biomechanics of Human Locomotion and Sport Performances are among the
research topics included in the course.
A short presentation of the PhD course and opportunity will be
attached below.
If you are aware of suitable candidates, please forward this call to
any person you think might be interested. If you need further
information feel yopu free to contact me directly at
federico.schena@univr.it.
Please note that the deadline for application is SEPTEMBER 5th,
2007. Call for application on: www.univr.it click on: “Dottorati
di Ricerca”

Kind Regards

Federico Schena



PhD Student position available in :

Ph.D Course in Sciences of Exercise and Human Movement
Faculty of Exercise & Sport Sciences - University of Verona – Italy -
In co-operation with:
Department of Biomedical Sciences - University of Brescia
Associate Laboratory:
Center of Bioengineering and Sport Sciences (Ce.Bi.S.M.) - Rovereto (TN)

6 scholarships will be granted from January 2008
Annual stipend 10.500 € tax free for three years full time study

FIELDS OF STUDY
Exercise Physiology
Kinesiology
Biomechanics
Environmental physiology
Sport Performance
Motor Control

RESEARCH TOPICS
-Gas exchanges kinetics during exercise
-Limiting factors to exercise and training in ageing
-Bioenergetics and biomechanics of human locomotion
-Physiological response to microgravity
-Fatigue Tolerance
-Team Sport Performance
-Motor observation and imagination in elite athletes

RESEARCH FACILITIES
-Exercise Physiology Lab
-Biomechanics Lab
-Sport Performance Lab
-Motor control Lab
-Fitness Lab
-Sport facilities (Gyms, Track, Pool)

For details see:
www.motorie.univr.it
click on: AuleLaboratori - Laboratori di ricerca


Ph.D. education programme:
· Theoretical and practical courses (80h/year)
topics: statistics & data analysis, exercise physiology, human
physiology, bioengineering, signal processing,……
· Scientific seminars by highly qualified local
and international scientists
· Journal Club reports
· Annual reports of scientific activity

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Admission to the doctoral programme is competitive. There are no
restrictions on nationality.
Applicants are expected to be highly motivated young graduates
(holders of a 5 years university degree or equivalent degree.).

SELECTION OF CANDIDATES
Selection will be held in English or Italian depending on candidates
nationality (English skill will be tested anyway) and will consist of
an interview on general knowledge of exercise physiology, sport
sciences and kinesiology. Foreign candidates can be interview by
internet call.


For additional information please contact:
prof. Federico Schena - Ph.D course Coordinator
federico.schena@univr.it