np2419 Applied psychology in an environment of minority groups

Faculty of Sports Studies
Autumn 2019
Extent and Intensity
2/1/0. 6 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
prof. PhDr. Hana Válková, CSc. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
prof. PhDr. Hana Válková, CSc.
Department of Social Sciences and Sport Management - Faculty of Sports Studies
Supplier department: Department of Social Sciences and Sport Management - Faculty of Sports Studies
Wed 17:00–18:40 A11/235
  • Timetable of Seminar Groups:
np2419/01: Wed 14:00–14:50 A11/235, H. Válková
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 main aim is to obtain the professional competencies in the domain of "kinanthropology" (consulting, advising, fitness and healthy life style coaches), including diagnostics, evaluation, project planning and realization with feedback.To be familier with basic knowledge about the phenomenon "the other" including of life-style of typical minorities within wide spectrum of population (with disability, social advantaged, gifted, multicultursal). Life-style principles and habits are underlined in relation with nutrition, leisure time physical activities as well as competitive sports (dyadic mutual influence for personality development).
Learning outcomes
Graduate of the course should be able to: - recognize the variants of the minorities an to accept the individual specification in the framework of the type, - communicate and provide escort, - realize adequate activities of leisure time, - understand the principles of movement activities and sports in inclusive, paralel, specific program, - understand a process of inclusion as the mean of socialization in the life-span context
  • • Basic terminology of the domain - normality - phenomenon "the other"
  • • Legislattion: rights - responsibilities (development, current situation: CZ - foreign countries - reality in practice)
  • • Contact theory, attitudes, principle of programs composing
  • • Exclusion - inclusion: disability - giftedness
  • • „The other individual“ within family, school and leisure time environment (including physical activities and sports)
  • • Interaction: individual - group - institution (background)
  • • Survey of possibilities in PA and sports including Olympic Games Network
  • • Mutual communication (in environment of PA and sport, training in communication)
  • • Benefits and patology linked with PA and sports environment
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Teaching methods
lectures, seminars, group discussion, self-study and training, exam.
Assessment methods
Active participation (80 %), processing: group project oriented on attitudes, ppt. presentation, phenomenon "the other" - reflexion of the own experience, communication (individual essay). Exam: self-reported bibliography. Verbal exam (according the determined topics): assessment on the scale A-F.
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Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, Autumn 2018.
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