e018 Fitness

Faculty of Sports Studies
Autumn 2017
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: graded credit.
Mgr. Pavlína Vaculíková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Ing. Zuzana Pelánková (assistant)
Mgr. Pavlína Vaculíková, Ph.D.
Department of Gymnastics and Combatives - Faculty of Sports Studies
Supplier department: Department of Gymnastics and Combatives - Faculty of Sports Studies
Timetable of Seminar Groups
e018/01: Mon 12:10–13:40 118 - pohybová tělocvična, P. Vaculíková
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.

The capacity limit for the course is 20 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 4/20, only registered: 1/20
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The main objectives of the course are the following:
- to introduce the correct and safe way of execution of workouts with the own body weight and on strengthening machines
- to introduce training methods (f.ex. reduce of fat, development of muscle strength, development of muscle endurance etc.)
- to make a list of strengthening exercises for different parts of body (legs, arms, abdominal …..)
- to introduce others aids used in gym (f.ex. over balls, fit balls, bosu, elastic bands, etc.) suitable for strengthening of different muscle groups
At the end of the course students should be able to:
- to know how to execute exercises safely and correctly
- to create a list of strengthening exercises with own body weight and on machines
- to apply these exercises in practice.
  • 1. Parts of training course
  • 2. Different types of commercial group classes under guidance of an instructor (aerobics, step aerobics, metabolic training...)
  • 3. Correct execution of exercises with the own body weight
  • 4. Correct execution of exercises on machines
  • 5. The list of strengthening exercises for different body parts with the own body weight, with aids and on machines
  • - legs
  • - arms
  • - shoulders
  • - chest
  • - abdominals
  • - gluteus
  • - back
  • 6. Types of training and training methods
  • 7. Types of stretching and its use in different parts of the class
    recommended literature
  • POWERS, Scott K. and Edward T. HOWLEY. Exercise physiology : theory and applications to fitness and performance. 8th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2012. xv, 587. ISBN 9780071316262. info
  • DELAVIER, Frédéric and Michael GUNDILL. Delavier's core training anatomy. Champaign, Ill.: Human Kinetics, 2010. 144 p. ISBN 9781450413992. info
  • DELAVIER, Frédéric, Jean-Pierre CLÉMENCEAU and Michael GUNDILL. Delavier's stretching anatomy. Champaign, Ill.: Human Kinetics, 2010. 143 p. ISBN 9781450413985. info
  • DELAVIER, Frédéric and Michael GUNDILL. The strength training anatomy workout II. Champaign, Ill.: Human Kinetics, 2010. 351 p. ISBN 9781450419895. info
  • DELAVIER, Frédéric. Posilování : anatomický průvodce. Translated by Štěpán Timr. České Budějovice: Kopp, 2007. 144 s. ISBN 9788072323111. info
  • HOFFMAN, Jay. Norms for fitness, performance, and health. Champaign: Human Kinetics, 2006. ix, 221. ISBN 0736054839. info
  • HOFFMAN, Jay. Physiological aspects of sport training and performance. Champaign: Human Kinetics, 2002. vii, 343 s. ISBN 0-7360-3424-2. info
    not specified
  • BOMPA, Tudor O. and Carlo A. BUZZICHELLI. Periodization training for sports. Third Edition. Champaign, Ill.: Human Kinetics, 2015. ix, 357. ISBN 9781450469432. info
  • MCATEE, Robert E. and Jeff CHARLAND. Facilitated stretching. Fourth edition. Champaign: Human Kinetics, 2014. xi, 203. ISBN 9781450434317. info
  • STEDRONSKY, Jill and Brenda PARDY. Myofascial stretching : a guide to self-treatment. Edited by John F. Barnes. Greenwood Village: ECKO House Publishing, 2013. x, 52. ISBN 9781427602169. info
  • BOMPA, Tudor O. and Michael C. CARRERA. Periodization training for sports. 2nd ed. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics, 2005. ix, 259. ISBN 0736055592. info
  • BOMPA, Tudor O. Total training for young champions. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics, 2000. xi, 211. ISBN 073600212X. info
Teaching methods
practical exercises, theoretical lectures
Assessment methods
attendance, micro teaching(warm up, correct execution of requested strengthening exercises on machine for different muscle groups, the system of fitness activities in sb s country)
Language of instruction
Further Comments
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2012, autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Spring 2015, Autumn 2015, Spring 2016, Autumn 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Autumn 2017, recent)
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