Course: Athletics I

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Course title Athletics I
Course code KTV/4013
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 1
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Valter Ladislav, PaedDr.
  • Nosek Martin, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Balkó Štefan, PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
Theoretical seminars: 1 - 2. Characteristic, aim of Athletics. Divission of Athletics and athletics disciplins. Safety factors during teaching. 3 - 4. Technique and biomechanics of Stance phase and Swing phase of running, crouch start. Technique and biomechanics of relay run, relay handover. 5 - 6. Technique and biomechanics of ball shot, javelin throw, techniques and biomechanics of long jump. 7 - 8. Written test from all above mentioned athletics discipline and their techniques and biomechanics. Practical lessons 9 - 10. Methodical training of Swing phase of running, Special running exercises, Special jumping exercises. 11 - 12. Methodical training of Stance phase of running, scratches. 13 - 14. Methodical training of relay handover. 15 - 16. Practical credits. 17 - 18. Development of selected motor abilities, games and competitions. 19 - 20. Development of motor abilities, methodical training of long jump (stride, hitch-kick, hang technique). 21 - 22. Methodical training of long jump. 23 - 24. Methodical training of ball shot and grenade shot. 25 - 26. Methodical training of javelin throw. Practical credits. 27 -28. Practical credits.

Learning activities and teaching methods
unspecified, unspecified, unspecified, unspecified
  • unspecified - 7 hours per semester
  • unspecified - 6 hours per semester
  • unspecified - 13 hours per semester
  • unspecified - 3 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The aim of the study-unit is to master the techniques and methodology of training of selected athletic disciplines including introductory and imitation excercises. It is necessary to demonstrate the technical level and performance. As part of the study-unit is preparation and practical leadership of lessons of athletic warm-up excercises, compensasion included. In the theoretical part, students learn the basics of technique, biomechanics included into athletic events and their rules.
After passing this subject the student: - is able to perform right technique of selected athletic disciplines, - has theoretical knowledge about technigue and biomechanics, - knows the right proceeding for practising selected athletic skills, - can organize and lead athletic warm up, - can use basic athletic terminology, - can assess the technique correctly and can measure the achievement according to athletic rules, - can demonstrate the basic achievements in selected disciplines.
The basic skills by atletics from high school,

Assessment methods and criteria
80% participation during lessons. Achievement: 100 m, long jump, ball throw, 12min run. Technique: Special running exercises, Special jumping exercises, long jump (stride, hitch-kick, hang technique), low start, ball throw - javelin throw, relay handover from the bottom. Preparation and leading the athletic warming-up. Written preparation of general warming-up. Written test from techniques of all practised disciplin. Category : up to 27 years men women Achivement limits:: men women 100 m 13,3 s. 15,7 s 12 min. run 2900 m 2400 m Long jump 5,00 m 4,00 m Ball throw 350 g,150g 50 m 30 m Category : up to 34 years 100 m 13.8 s 16.2 s 12 min 2700 m 2100 m distance 4.70 m 3.70 m ball (350g , 150g ) 45 m 26 m Category : Over 35 years 100 m 14.1 s 16.6 s 12 min 2500 m 2000 m distance 4.60 m 3.60 m ball (350g , 150g ) 45 m 26 m Category : Over 40 years 100 m 14.6 s 17.0 s 12 min 2500 m 2000 m distance 4.50 m 3.50 m ball (350g , 150g ) 40 m 25 m
Recommended literature
  • Pravidla atletiky. Praha: ČAS, 2014.
  • ADLER M.J. Strečink. Praha: Grada, 1999.
  • DOSTÁL , E . a kol. Didaktika školní atletiky . 1 vyd. Praha: SPN ,1991. 186 s..
  • JEŘÁBEK, P. Atletika dětí a dorostu. 1. vyd. Praha: Grada, 2008..
  • JIRKA , J. a kol. Malá encyklopedie atletiky . Praha: Olympia , 1990. 608 s..
  • KAPLAN,A., KONOP,P.,SEGUENT,J.,JEŘÁBEK,P.,STUDNIČKA,P. Atletika dorostu. DVD. Praha: Casri..
  • KUCHEN , A. Teória a didaktika atletiky . Bratislava 1 vyd. SPN, 1987. 379 s..
  • NOSEK,M., VALTER,L. Multimediální učebnice z atletky. Ústí nad Labem: UJEP PF, 2010.
  • Pravidla atletiky. Praha: Český atletický svaz, 2014..
  • VALTER,L.,NOSEK,M. Vybrané kapitoly z atletiky. Ústí nad Labem: UJEP PF,2007.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Education Physical Education and Sport (A14) Physical education and sport 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Physical Education (A14) Physical education and sport 1 Summer