History of physical education and sport

Course Code: EFS III 081 • Study year: III • Academic Year: 2024-2025
Domain: Physical education and sport • Field of study: Physical and sports education
Type of course: Elective (1 of 2)
Language of instruction: Romanian
Erasmus Language of instruction: English
Name of lecturer: Angel - Alex Haisan
Seminar tutor: Angel - Alex Haisan
Form of education Full-time
Form of instruction: Lecture
Number of teaching hours per semester: 28
Number of teaching hours per week: 2
Semester: Autumn
Form of receiving a credit for a course: Grade
Number of ECTS credits allocated 2

Course aims:

To offer an introduction to the history of physical education and sport
To highlighting the historical characteristics of the field of physical education and sports and the theoretical, methodological and applicative foundation of different types of investigative approaches characteristic of the educational processes
To be able to carry out teaching and research activities in optimal conditions.

Course Entry Requirements:

Not applicable

Course contents:

1. Conceptual delimitations - 1 hour 2. Contributions from the Far East - 1 hour 3. Civilizations of the Middle East - 1 hour 4. Ancient Greece - 1 hour 5. Ancient Rome - 1 hour 6. The Middle Ages - 1 hour 7. Renaissance - 1 hour 8. Realism - 1 hour 9. Enlightenment - 1 hour 10. Physical education systems in 19th century Europe - 1 hour 11. Physical education in Romania - 1 hour 12. Sport in Romania - 1 hour 13. Contemporary national system of physical education and sport - Description. Legislation. Organization - 1 hour 14. Physical education and sports teacher - 1 hour

Teaching methods:

Interactive lecture, PP presentation, video exemplifications, discussions

Learning outcomes:

Students, at the end of this course, should be able to understand how physical education and sport evolved.

Learning outcomes verification and assessment criteria:

Course - Final assessment Written exam - 50% Seminar - Final evaluation - Grade for attendance to seminars - 50%

Recommended reading:

H─âisan, A.-A., History of physical education and sport - course support, Seria Didactica, Alba Iulia, 2019, 130.
Mechikoff, R. A., A History and philosophy of sport and physical education: From ancient civilizations to the modern world, McGraw-Hill, New York, 2014, 480.
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