ADAPTIVE SPORTS FOR CHILDREN
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 children 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 in the children.
At the end of the course the student is able to choose and use the main training methods for children, differentiating the load based on individual performance for both the type of sport 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 children.
- Factors conditioning performance of the children and their adaptations and correlations with ability and power.
- The evolution during the growth of the different abilities, strength, speed and their differences between the sexes.
- The physical ability patterns and stages of learning in children.
- Principles of gymnastics adapted to children
“Adapt”-European Program of Adapted Physical activity
Oral lessons and practice
Assessment methods and criteria
Frequency course. Please refer to the 1 year, 2 semester, as recalled below:
The assessment of the achievement of the objectives of the course consists of an oral examination, through questions about the contents of the course.