ECTS sports subject

FITNESS

Course type

Extracurricular activity

Number of ECTS CP

3 ECTS CP

Study programme

ECTS credit points can be obtained for the first or the second cycle of the study programme.

Prerequisites

Enrolment in the first or the second cycle of a study programme of the University of Ljubljana. Requirement for taking the exam is 75% attendance of the course.

Methods of work

  • Lectures: 9hrs.
  • Tutorial: 51hrs.
  • Individual work: 30 hrs.

Assessment

The exam is scored from 110 in accordance with the Statutes of the University of Ljubljana. Theoretical (50%) and practical (50%) exam.

Equipment

Sports clothes and clean sports shoes, towel, bottle of water.

Content of ECTS sports subject

  • Modern fitness and its work outs
  • Components of the work out unit
  • Work out with own body weight, with additional workout utilities and equipment
  • Strength and stretching exercises
  • Cardio fitness

Objectives and competences

The ECTS sports subject is designed for students who wish to learn the basics of fitness work out and its impact on motor and functional skills, body composition, health and well-being;
Achieved knowledge will allow students to practice safely and effectively in relation to the selected ECTS sports subjective goals;
ECTS sports subject-specific competencies:

  • Competencies for proper use of training equipment for selected muscle groups
  • Competencies for using different workout utilities as the alternative to using fitness equipment
  • Knowledge of functional anatomy and major muscle groups involved in the workouts
  • Competencies for warm up workouts
  • Competencies for stretching workouts
  • Knowledge of the basic principles of cardio fitness and monitoring intensity
  • Competencies for programming the workouts for beginners
  • Knowledge of the basic principles of a healthy lifestyle in conjunction with a regular and balanced diet

Intended learning outcomes

Basic knowledge for programming muscle strength;
Knowledge of using different stretching exercises;
Knowledge of cardio fitness and monitoring in this regard;
Understanding the functional anatomy of workouts;

Understand the basic principles of safe, efficient and independent workout in fitness;
Management of the basic principles of the safe sports training for personal needs;

Understanding the theory and practice and critical evaluation of the consistency between theoretical principles and practical handling,

Competences for using literature, ICT, problem solving, critical analysis, teamwork, control and feeling one's own body,

Social skills

Literature

  • Pori, M., Pori, P., Pistotnik, B., Dolenec, A., Tomažin, K., Štirn, I. in Majerič, M. (2013). Športna rekreacija. Ljubljana: Športna unija Slovenije.
  • Pori, P., Pori, M., Jakovljević, M. in Šćepanović, D. (2011). Zdrava vadba (A, B, C). Ljubljana: Športna unija Slovenije.
  • Pori, P., Pori, M in Vidič, S. (2013). 251 vaj moči za radovedne. Ljubljana: Športna unija Slovenije.
  • Coburn, J.W. in Malek, M.H. (Eds) (2012). Essentials of personal training, second edition. Champaign, USA: Human Kinetics.
  • Cook, G. (2010). Movement. USA Aptos: On target publication.

Notes

The ECTS sports subject is financed by the University of Ljubljana. For students of the University of Ljubljana the ECTS sports subjects are free of charge. Participation in the ECTS sports subjects is at the student’s own risk.

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