e022 Strength Training and Conditioning

Faculty of Sports Studies
Spring 2017
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: graded credit.
PhDr. Jan Cacek, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Tomáš Kalina (seminar tutor)
Ing. Zuzana Florianová (assistant)
Guaranteed by
PhDr. Jan Cacek, Ph.D.
Division of Athletics - Department of Athletics, Swimming and Outdoor Sports - Faculty of Sports Studies
Supplier department: Division of Athletics - Department of Athletics, Swimming and Outdoor Sports - Faculty of Sports Studies
Timetable of Seminar Groups
e022/01: Mon 7:10–8:40 147 - posilovna, Mon 7:10–8:40 119 - univerzální tělocvična, T. Kalina
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 15 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 0/15, only registered: 0/15
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The main objectives of the teaching of this subject is to inform students about the basic principles and approaches to the development and reaching maximal performances in sport. The characterization of the development of biomotor abilities, the contents of individual units of the sporting training, technology and sport process control, effects of sporting training and their diagnostics pertain to tasks of the teaching. The differentiation of uniqueness of the training process for children and the youth, women. Content of subject is practical and theoretical. Students get information about exercises suitable for development of motor abilities. Development of skills during year training cycle.
Learning outcomes
At the end of this course, students should be able to:
  • to characterize the evolution of sporting training;
  • to define the aims and tasks of sporting training;
  • to understand the process of adaptation for sport performance in relationship of single motor abilities;
  • to solve the development of the motor abilities;
  • to apply general features of the sporting training structure for specific needs of various sports. - to analyze the effects of sporting training;
  • Syllabus
    • 1. Sports performance,
    • 2. Aims, tasks and results of sports training
    • 3. Parts of sporting training
    • 4. Arrangement of sporting training
    • 5. Exercise for development of motor abilities
      required literature
    • Essentials of strength training and conditioning. Edited by Thomas R. Baechle - Roger W. Earle. 3rd ed. Champaign, Ill.: Human Kinetics, 2008. xiv, 641. ISBN 9780736058032. info
      recommended literature
    • BOMPA, Tudor O. and Greg HAFF. Periodization : theory and methodology of training. 5th ed. Champaign, Ill.: Human Kinetics, 2009. xii, 411. ISBN 9780736074834. info
    • NSCA's essentials of personal training. Edited by Jared W. Coburn - Moh H. Malek. 2nd ed. Champaign, Ill.: Human Kinetics, 2012. xvi, 679. ISBN 9780736084154. info
    • NSCA's guide to program design. Edited by Jay Hoffman. Champaign, Ill.: Human Kinetics, 2012. ix, 325. ISBN 9780736084024. info
    • NOAKES, Timothy. Lore of running. 4th ed. Champaign, Ill.: Human Kinetics, 2003. xi, 931. ISBN 0873229592. info
    • MAFFETONE, Philip. The big book of endurance training and racing. Edited by Mark Allen. New York: Skyhorse Publishing, 2010. xii, 516. ISBN 9781616080655. info
    • DANIELS, Jack. Daniels´ running formula. 2nd ed. Champaign: Human Kinetics, 2005. 285 s. ISBN 0736054928. info
    • MUJIKA, Iñigo. Tapering and peaking for optimal performance. Champaign, Ill.: Human Kinetics, 2009. xiii, 210. ISBN 9780736074841. info
    Teaching methods
    Theoretical/practical seminar
    Assessment methods
    For credits students have to attend seminars at least 10 times (active participation) and 75 % of correct answers is needed to pass (final written test consists of 20 questions; A >= 19, B =18, C=17, D=16, E=16 and F <= 15).
    Language of instruction
    Further Comments
    Study Materials
    The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Autumn 2017, Spring 2018, Autumn 2018, Spring 2019, Autumn 2019, Spring 2020.
    • Enrolment Statistics (Spring 2017, recent)
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