MOTOR ACTIVITY METHODS AND TEACHING METHODS
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Fundamentals of motor activities in different ages
Anatomy and physiology
Course contents summary
Theory and methodology of human movement
Posture and biomechanics
Fundamentals of motor activities in different ages: childhood, puberty, adults and elderly. Lifestyles and motor activity.
Year planning of a motor activity class for adults. Positive effects of sports and motor activity. Cardio-vascular and respiratory conditioning. Respiratory education. Prevention of injuries.
Rhythm of movement. Gym activities with music.
Swimming for children and adults. Preliminary training for swimming and water polo contests. Swimming activities for the less able people. Organization and planning of a swimming class.
Biomechanics. Musculo-skeletal levers. The biomechanics of muscle. Joint physiology. General features of human movement. Kinds of muscle contraction.
Organization of pediatric services. Growth and development of the fetus. Growth and development of the newborn and the unweaned. Neuromotor development of the unweaned. Growth and development of the child. Growth parameters and evaluation methods.
General outlines of sports traumatology. Traumatic injuries. Predisposing factors to injuries. First aid in sport traumatology. The isokinetic method.
The postural base applied to sport.
Functional approach to movement: ‘from action to thought’. Psychokinetics. Pedagogics of mediation. The relationship environment.
Sports equipment and training tools. Different kinds of training.
Strategic planning and organizational arrangement of football teams.
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