SPORTS ACTIVITY METHODS AND TEACHING METHODS
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Tecnical theory of physical activity
Anatomy and physiology
Course contents summary
Tecnical theory and didactics of group motor activities
Pathophysiologyofendocrine glands and physical exercise. Neuropeptides andphysicalexercise. Effects of physical exercise on systemicdiseases.Indications and contraindications of physical activity in theelderly.Temperature and physical activity and salt and water metabolism.
Movement tests. Orienteering. Team sports. Basketball. Conditioning abilities and training methods. Volleyball.
Agingasa biological and sociological ‘phenomenon’. Musculo-skeletal andnervoussystem aging. Outline of the main disabilitating pathologies oftheelderly.
Specific equipment of gymnastics, safety and socalled‘facilitating’ equipment. Strength, balance and balisticexercises.Model of performance.
Physical activityin water.Recovery/rehabilitation of volleyball athletes with overloadpathologiesin thermal water. Post-surgical knee, ankle and shoulderathletes andrehabilitation in water.
Basal notions of motor activity.Physical exercise andchildhood. Propedeutics to sports. Track and Fieldevents. Fitnessworkshop. Exercise as a means for organising specificwork plans.Goals, physiological and preventive aspects of youngsters’training.
Flag football: methods of teaching an learning, features of the game and its educational value.
Sport for the disabled. Sport and physical, psychical and sensory pathologies.
Swimmingpoolactivities in deep and shallow water. Gym activities.Psychopedagogicalaspects. Methodological and didactical planning.
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