e057 Physical Activity in Older Adults

Faculty of Sports Studies
autumn 2020
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Teacher(s)
Mgr. Lenka Svobodová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Martin Sebera, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Lenka Svobodová, Ph.D.
Department of Gymnastics and Combatives - Faculty of Sports Studies
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.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The course will introduce issues of aging from a biological, physical, psychological, and social point of view. Students will be trained in using the available diagnostic methods. Students will also learn to create and lead different types of exercise programs (proprioceptive, strength, dance, compensatory,..)
Learning outcomes
The students will have theoretical knowledge about aging (biological, physical, psychological, and social) a will be able to establish exercise training and carry out it.
Syllabus
  • Introduction - terms, aging, points of view
  • Biological aspects of aging
  • Physical aspects of aging
  • Psychological aspects of aging
  • Social aspects of aging
  • Physical activity
  • Diagnostic methods available for older adults
  • Creating and leading different types of exercise programs
  • Proprioceptive training
  • Strength training
  • Dance training
  • Compensatory training
  • Endurance training
Teaching methods
Practical seminar and theoretical course
Assessment methods
Active participation in lessons
Final (group) project - creating and leading one type of exercise
Written test
Language of instruction
English
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2020.
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