nk4056 Science and Sport

Faculty of Sports Studies
Spring 2020
Extent and Intensity
7/7/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
doc. Mgr. Martin Zvonař, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. Mgr. Michal Kumstát, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
doc. Mgr. Martin Zvonař, Ph.D.
Department of Kinesiology - Faculty of Sports Studies
Supplier department: Department of Kinesiology - Faculty of Sports Studies
Fri 21. 2. 13:00–14:40 B11/235, Fri 28. 2. 8:25–10:05 B11/236, Fri 27. 3. 15:55–18:25 B11/311
  • Timetable of Seminar Groups:
nk4056/01: Fri 28. 2. 10:05–12:35 B11/236, Fri 6. 3. 17:10–18:50 B11/311, Fri 20. 3. 15:05–16:45 B11/305, M. Kumstát
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 subject is to broaden the theoretical knowledge needed in the planning, preparation, realization of independent research projects with kinantropological topic.
Learning outcomes
After completing the course students will be able to:
1. orientate in sports science scientific literature;
2.describe current opportunities (grant agencies) of research activities;
3. Understand the language of the project calls;
4. characterize basic types of research in sport;
5. Assess the criteria for evaluating science;
6. Create a complete research scientific project.
  • Lectures:
  • Current grant opportunities, grant agencies in the Czech Republic and abroad
  • preparation of a research project (drafting circumstances, ethics committee for research, evaluation criteria - PEDRO scale, Oxford quality scoring system, ...);
  • Targeting research to adequate levels
  • assessment criteria (RIV points, H-index, SJR index, WoS, citation indices, ...);
  • working with WoS, Research Gate, ORCID, how to navigate and what scientific media it serves;
  • types of research in sport examples of research carried out at FSPS.
  • Seminars
  • work with scientific texts;
  • complete realization of a simple research project, its preparation, processing (team work - about 3 groups after 5), realization, analysis of results, formulation of conclusions and presentation of results in the final block of teaching.
    recommended literature
  • HENDL, Jan and Jiří REMR. Metody výzkumu a evaluace. Vydání první. Praha: Portál, 2017. 372 stran. ISBN 9788026211921. info
  • PUNCH, Keith. Základy kvantitativního šetření. Translated by Jan Hendl. Vyd. 1. Praha: Portál, 2008. 150 s. ISBN 9788073673819. info
    not specified
  • Projektové výzvy grantových agentur v ČR
Teaching methods
theoretical lectures and practically based seminars
Assessment methods
scientific project realization
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is also listed under the following terms spring 2021.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Spring 2020, recent)
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