SPORTS IN DIFFERENT AGES
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Knowledge and understanding
At the end of the course the student knows the technical characteristics of the exercises and the practice of strength and endurance in different age groups, and the principles and technical characteristics of gymnastics
Applying knowledge and understanding
At the end of the course the student knows and uses the main training methods for the different motor skills and to improve performance.
At the end of the course the student is able to choose and use the main training methods, differentiating the load based on individual performance for both the type of sport that according to age and gender
the student must use technically sound terminology
the student must be able to summarize a brief technical text
Course contents summary
Methods and techniques for the training of conditional and coordinative skills in the different age groups.
- Factors conditioning performance and their adaptations and correlations with ability and power, according to different age groups
- The evolution during the life of the different abilities, strength, speed and their differences between the sexes.
- The physical ability patterns and stages of their learning.
- Principles of gymnastics
Pietro Montesano. "Toeria, Metodologia e Didattica degli Sport". edizione EdiSES.
ORAL LESSONS AND PRACTICE
Assessment methods and criteria
Written Test (multiple choice) on the main topics of the course.
The preparation of the student will be considered acceptable with 18/30 correct answers