THEORY, TECHNIQUES AND TEACHING METHODS OF INDIVIDUAL SPORTS
Learning outcomes of the course unit
The main goal of the tuition is to provide the characteristics of different individual sports. Particular emphasis will be given to practical lessons as a methodology for teaching and learning individual sports. At the end of the course Student will know the teaching progression of technical gestures, as well as being able to identify the different aspects that influence the athlete performance.
The objectives of teaching and its contents regard area D, annex B of the D.M. 616/2017.
Course contents summary
The tuition (pre-FIT) is compliant with D.M. 616/2017.
1. Basic motor skills, motor skills and abilities.
2. Motor learning and control.
3. Sports classification.
4. Training principles.
5. The models of performance in individual sports.
Teaching, design methodology and regulations of the following sports:
(a) swimming (arbitrage and penalties, crawl dorsal and ventral, frog, dolphin, individual races with mixed styles, synchronized swimming);
(b) skyrunning (anatomy and physiology of running, cartography, meteorology);
(c) martial arts (judo, karate);
(d) gymnastics (male and female tools, regulations, scores and referees, rhythmic gymnastics);
(e) yoga (integration between physical, mental, intellectual and spiritual aspects);
(d) athletics (speed races, relay races, obstacle courses, middle-distance races, resistance races, jumps, throws, combined events).
The reference books for the tuition (pre-FIT) are:
Montesano P. Teoria, Metodologia e Didattica degli Sport. Edi SES, 2012.
Bosco C. La forza muscolare. Aspetti fisiologici ed applicazioni pratiche. Soc. Stampa Sportiva, 1997.
Weineck J. L'allenamento ottimale. Calzetti & Mariucci Editori, 2009.
Vittori C. La pratica dell'allenamento. Editore FIDAL, 2003.
Vittori C. L'allenamento nell'atletica giovanile. Editore FIDAL, 2003.
Frontal and practical lessons according to the schedule defined at the beginning of academic year. Students attending class will be actively involved in discussions about scientific articles proposed during the course.
Assessment methods and criteria
Assessment consists in practical lessons, and a written test on topics covered during the course.