e018 Fitness

Faculty of Sports Studies
autumn 2020
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Mgr. Pavlína Vaculíková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Lenka Svobodová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Pavlína Vaculíková, Ph.D.
Department of Gymnastics and Combatives - Faculty of Sports Studies
Contact Person: Mgr. Andrea Kakulidu
Supplier department: Department of Gymnastics and Combatives - Faculty of Sports Studies
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: 0/20, only registered: 7/20
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The main objectives of the course are the following:
- to introduce the characteristics of group fitness classes and their structure
- to make a list of strengthening exercises for different parts of the body (legs, arms, abdomen…..)
- to introduce other accessories used in the gym (f.ex. over balls, fit balls, bosu, dynabends, 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
- to apply these exercises in practice.
  • 1. History and structure of group fitness classes
  • 2. Aerobics (base steps, technique, the structure of the aerobics class...)
  • 3. Step aerobics
  • 4. Conditioning classes (base workouts, the structure, ...)
  • 5. Conditioning classes
  • 6. Circuit training with aids
  • 7. Circuit training with aids
  • 8. Stretching
    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
Teaching methods
practise exercises, theoretical part
Assessment methods
attendance, presentation (warm-up, correct execution of requested strengthening exercises for different muscle groups)
Language of instruction
Further Comments
The course is taught each semester.
The course is taught: every week.
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, Autumn 2017, Spring 2018, Autumn 2018, Spring 2019, Autumn 2019, Spring 2020, spring 2021.
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