ADAPTIVE SPORTS FOR ADULTS
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 the adult, 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 technical 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 adults
- Factors conditioning performance and their adaptations and correlations with ability and power in the adult
- The evolution during the life of the different abilities, strength, speed and their differences between the sexes.
- The physical ability patterns and stages of learning.
- Principles of gymnastics for the adult
Pietro Montesano. "Teoria, Metodologia e Didattica degli Sport". edizione EdiSES.
“Adapt”-European Program of adapted physical activity
Oral lessons and practice
Assessment methods and criteria
During the course written tests (multiple choice questions) will be conducted on the main topics.
The preparation of the student will be evaluated, at the end of the course, with a final oral examination