Course: Theory and Methodology of PE III - Athletics

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Course title Theory and Methodology of PE III - Athletics
Course code KTS/7TM3A
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
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
  • Bahenský Petr, PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
Athletics: 1. Introduction of course content and credit requirements. Special track warm up and special running exercises (ABC). Throw training (standing throws). 2. Sprint training - shorter distance sprints, focusing on start and movement phases (leg action, arm action, head carriage). 3. High jump training - focusing on movement phases (approach, take off, flight, and landing). Development of endurance. 4. Long jump training - focusing on movement phases (approach, take off., flight, and landing). Circle training. 5. Shot put training. Development of endurance - various distance runs, focusing on breathing, running in group, maintenance a regular speed. 6. Practising credit requirements. 7. Credit lesson.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Demonstration, Skills training
Learning outcomes
Improvement and training selected Track and Field athletics events - technique and didactics (methodical sequences) of track, jumps and throws. Rules of selected Track and Fields athletics events.
The course participant should be able to explain and to demonstrate correct techniques of selected track and field events (track, jumps and throws) and also to understand relevant rules of athletics.

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance assessment

Athletics: Active participation in the lessons. To full fill practical requirements of selected Track and Fields athletics events.
Recommended literature
  • Dostál, Emil; Velebil, Václav. Didaktika školní atletiky. 2. přeprac. vyd. Praha : Univerzita Karlova, 1991. ISBN 80-7066-257-3.
  • Vindušková, Jitka; Kaplan, Aleš; Metelková, Taťána. Atletika : edice metodických textů pro školní i mimoškolní tělesnou výchovu a sport 11-15letých žáků. 1. vyd. Praha : NS Svoboda, 1998. ISBN 80-205-0528-8.

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