bk2028 History of combat sports

Faculty of Sports Studies
Spring 2020
Extent and Intensity
7/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
doc. PhDr. Bc. Zdenko Reguli, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. PhDr. Bc. Zdenko Reguli, Ph.D.
Division of Combatives - Department of Gymnastics and Combatives - Faculty of Sports Studies
Supplier department: Division of Combatives - Department of Gymnastics and Combatives - Faculty of Sports Studies
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Student's have basic knowledge in common history of sport's according to curriculum of History of Sport subject (bk/bp/001s).
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 aim of the course is to exted the knowledge in history of sport focused on combat sports and anthropology of war.
Learning outcomes
At the end of the course students should be able to:
- be oriented in basic historical knowledge,
- is able to apply knowledge in his/her own project,
- understand historical facts in wider social, cultural, political an geographical circumstances.
  • Fight as part of evolution of manhood
  • Institucionalisation of combat
  • Okcidental tradition of warriors
  • Combat sports
  • History of combat sports at Olympic games
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  • REGULI, Zdenko. Is There a Place for Women in Combat Sports at Olympic Games? In 4th FIEP European Congress Physical Education and Sports. Teachers' Preparation and Their Employability in Europe. (Full text on CD ROM). 1. vyd. Bratislava: Comenius University, 2007. p. 454-457, 4 pp. ISBN 978-80-969343-9-3. info
  • TOOHEY, Kristine and Anthony James VEAL. The Olympic Games : a social science perspective. 2nd ed. Oxfordshire: CABI, 2007. 348 s. ISBN 9781845933463. info
  • PAYNE, Michael. Olympic turnaround : how the olympic games stepped back from the brink of extinction to become the world´s best known brand. Edited by Martin Sorrell. 1. ed. Westport: Praeger, 2006. xix, 332. ISBN 0275990303. info
  • GIRGINOV, Vassil and S. J. PARRY. The Olympic Games explained : a student guide to the evolution of the modern Olympic Games. London: Routledge, 2005. xvi, 272. ISBN 0415346037. info
  • YOUNG, David C. A brief history of the Olympic Games. Malden: Blackwell Publishing, 2004. xiv, 184. ISBN 1405111305. info
  • COHEN, Richard. By the sword : a history of gladiators, musketeers, samurai, swashbucklers, and olympic champions. [2nd ed.]. New York: Modern Library, 2003. xxiv, 488. ISBN 0812969669. info
  • SWADDLING, Judith. The ancient Olympic Games. 2nd ed. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2002. 112 s. ISBN 0292777515. info
  • RABLEY, Stephen. The Olympic Games. : MacMillan/Dossier, 1991. 32 s. ISBN 0-333-53666-5. info
  • YOUNG, David C. The Olympic myth of Greek amateur athletics. 1st ed. Chicago: Ares Publishers, 1984. xii, 202. ISBN 0890055238. info
Teaching methods
lectures, project solving.
Assessment methods
- writen test from history of combat sports
- course work on given topic
Language of instruction
Teacher's information
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019.
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