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350055 FS MB1I - Specialization Course Research Seminar - Molecular Exercise Physiology (2021S)

5.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 35 - Sportwissenschaft
Continuous assessment of course work

Pflichtlehrveranstaltung für Studierende des European Masters in Public Health & Physical Activity!


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


max. 30 participants
Language: English



Since this seminar takes place together with the internship of the European Master in Health and Physical Activity, it will be blocked on 5 full days between 7th and 25th June. occur. As soon as more details about the dates and modalities are known, the information will be updated here and on moodle.


Aims, contents and method of the course

In order to follow the rapid developments in this discipline, it is important to know about the basic molecular and cell biological techniques such as Western blotting, PCR, ELISA, ... and their applications in the field of sports sciences. This seminar aims to provide basic knowledge which can be extended during the research practicum or the diploma thesis.

Assessment and permitted materials

There is a continuous assessment of course work including writing short essays about selected topics, taking part in the discussions, and writing a final seminar work.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

-) Acquistion of theoretical knowledge in Molecular Exercise Physiology
-) Acquisition of basic laboratory skills
-) Capability to combine sport scientific questions with those derived from Molecular Exercise Physiology

Examination topics

A reader containing basic literature according to the single topics will be provided. The reading of these articles is mandatory. The students will work on these topics together with the lecturer during the lessons by summarizing and discussing the articles. Finally, a practical lesson will take place in the Molecular Exercise Physiology Laboratory (USZ1, ground floor).

Reading list

Association in the course directory


Last modified: Th 25.02.2021 14:29