Course: Theory and Methodology of Bicycle Touring

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Course title Theory and Methodology of Bicycle Touring
Course code KTS/7TC
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 1
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Bago Gustav, PaedDr. Ph.D.
Course content
Theories of theory and practice: 1. Basic road safety for a cyclist. 2. Repair and maintenance of the wheel. 3. Good choice of bike. 4. Planning a cycling trip. 5. Use of safety equipment. 6. Group bike methodology 7. Working with Map 8. Cycling trips along a prepared route. 9. Training of bike riding techniques 10. Field Orientation - MTBO Race 11. Modern trends in cycling, equipment and gear. 12. Using modern navigation devices in practice 13. The number precedes the theoretical test and the conditions of practice must also be met.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Demonstration, Skills training
Learning outcomes
It is a practical sport and tourism activity linked to cycling. On both a theoretical and practical level, students are acquainted with the methodology of cycling in a group, with the planning and management of a cycling trip, with road safety according to the Road Traffic Act No 411/2005 Sb. Furthermore, the trend of fitness cycling is being used to increase physical fitness.
Mastery of cycling in a group and planning process to increase personal fitness. Practical leadership of group during the trip.
Student must be eligible for riding on the highways, knowledge of traffic regulations.

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance assessment, Systematic student observation, Test

Fulfilling the final theoretical test and handing over a credit work trip preparation, practical group guidance on a bike trip. After completing this course, candidates can apply for a Cycle Training Instructor qualification.
Recommended literature
  • Cihlář, J. Cyklistika pro každého. Praha: Olympia, 1991.
  • Cihlář, Jaroslav. Cyklistika pro každého. 1. vyd. Praha : Olympia, 1991. ISBN 80-7033-081-3.
  • Havlíková, Gabriela; Hasman, Milan. Cyklistika jako forma integrovaného turismu v oblasti České Kanady. České Budějovice, 2009.
  • Hrubíšek, I. Horské kolo od A do Z. Brno: Sobotáles, 1994.
  • Hrubíšek, Ivo. Horské kolo od A do Z. 5. aktual. vyd. Praha : Sobotáles, 2003. ISBN 80-85920-86-7.
  • Landa, P. & Lišková, J. Rekreační cyklistika. Praha: Grada, 2004.
  • Landa, P. Cyklistika.. Praha: Grada., 2005.
  • Neuman, J. Turistika a sporty v přírodě. Praha : Portál, 2000. ISBN 80-7178-391-9.
  • Soulek, Ivan; Martinek, Karel. Cyklistika horská, silniční, rekreační, výkonnostní. 1. vyd. Praha : Grada Publishing, 2000. ISBN 80-7169-951-9.

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