cr017 Science and Sport

Faculty of Sports Studies
Spring 2019
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Mgr. Tomáš Sedláček (lecturer)
doc. Mgr. Martin Zvonař, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Tomáš Kalina (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Tomáš Vencúrik, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Ing. Tomáš Vodička, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
doc. Mgr. Martin Zvonař, Ph.D.
Department of Kinesiology - Faculty of Sports Studies
Contact Person: Mgr. Iva Synková
Supplier department: Lifelong Learning Centre - Specialized Units - Faculty of Sports Studies
Wed 10:00–10:50 225 - seminární místnost
  • Timetable of Seminar Groups:
cr017/01: Wed 11:00–11:50 153 - hala míčových sportů, T. Kalina, T. Sedláček, T. Vencúrik, T. Vodička
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
Provide an overview of the latest findings in the field of research into methods and effectiveness of conditioning for athletes in the Czech Republic and abroad. Introduce modern technological aids in the field of development and diagnostics of the effectiveness of sports and fitness training, Provide an overview of the issues of compiling and implementing sports-diagnostic tests Introduce basic concepts of research into both performance and preventive conditioning
Learning outcomes
Upon successful completion of the subject Science and Sport, the student will be able to actively seek and analyze the latest knowledge in the field of athletic training. The student will also be able to:
• To acquire current technological aids in the field of sports and fitness training,
• assemble and implement sports-diagnostic tests,
• prepare the basic concept of research in the field of sport.
  • • Research in sport
  • • Types of research investigations
  • • Types of challenges and grant agencies supporting research in sport
  • • Possibilities of cooperation with the application sphere in the realization of research projects
  • • Literary sources of current knowledge in the field of conditioning and kinanthropology
  • • Processing literary research
  • • Use of IT in the field of sport (3D, 2D kinematic analysis)
  • • Electronic records of training indicators
  • • Diagnostic tests and methods
  • • Genetics and sport
  • Essentials of strength training and conditioning. Edited by Greg Haff - N. Travis Triplett. Fourth edition. Champaign, Ill.: Human Kinetics, 2016. xvi, 735. ISBN 9781492501626. info
  • Statistics for sport and exercise studies : an introduction. Edited by Peter O'Donoghue. New York: Routledge, 2012. xxiv, 390s. ISBN 9780415595575. info
  • POTTEIGER, Jeffrey Aaron. ACSM's introduction to exercise science. 1st ed. [Indianapolis, IN]: American College of Sports Medicine, 2011. x, 418. ISBN 9780781778114. info
  • Genetics and sports. Edited by Malcolm Collins. Basel: Karger, 2009. viii, 200. ISBN 9783805590273. info
Teaching methods
seminars, group projects, presentations
Assessment methods
• At least 85% active participation in practical exercises
• Written work (literary research) demonstrating the ability to work with electronic resources and interpret their results
• Final oral exam on the subject
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2007, Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012.
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