np2241 History of non-traditional sports and Olympics

Faculty of Sports Studies
Spring 2020
Extent and Intensity
0/2. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Mgr. Milena Strachová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Milena Strachová, Ph.D.
Department of Social Sciences and Sport Management - Faculty of Sports Studies
Supplier department: Department of Social Sciences and Sport Management - Faculty of Sports Studies
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Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The aim of the course is to develop students' theoretical abilities in the fields of olympism and in the history of selected non-traditional sports.
Learning outcomes
At the end of the course the student will be able to:
- reproduce knowledge from selected Olympics chapters
- explain the context of the historical development of non-traditional sports
- will know the history and rules of selected non-traditional sports
- apply knowledge from history to current practice
- summarize general knowledge and present results
  • History and present of selected non-traditional sports
  • Rules, competitions, organizations, etc.
  • Selected chapters of Olympism and modern olympic games
  • History and present of the Olympic movement in the Czech Republic and the world
    recommended literature
  • Netradiční sporty (Variant.) : Programy činnosti zájmových tělovýchovných útvarů pro žáky středních škol : netradiční sporty. info
  • GREXA, Ján and Milena STRACHOVÁ. Dějiny sportu : přehled světových a českých dějin tělesné výchovy a sportu. 1. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2011. 235 s. ISBN 9788021054585. info
  • GREXA, Ján. Olympijské hry mládeže (Olympic Games of the Youth). In Sport a kvalita života. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2007. 7 pp. ISBN 978-80-210-4435-7. info
  • SCHALLER, Gérard. Olympijské hry 1896-2004 : od Athén k Athénám. 1. vyd. Praha: Olympia, 2004. 359 s. ISBN 8070338520. info
  • DOVALIL, Josef. Olympismus. 1. vyd. Praha: Olympia, 2004. 219 s. ISBN 8070338717. info
Teaching methods
theoretical training, search and processing of historical and modern sourcessources and self-study.
Assessment methods
Minimum attendance at seminars 80%; one active output on a given topic during the semester; Exam questions are compiled in sufficient variability, evaluation is based on gain points.
Language of instruction
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019.
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