Sports, Culture & Event Management PT
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Sports Science I

level of course unit

first cycle, Bachelor

Learning outcomes of course unit

Students are familiar with the historical development of movement and sport, and they develop a basic understanding of the phenomenon that is sport and its characteristics.
They are aware of the structures and processes of sports in modern society.
They understand and can explain fundamental concepts and theories of sports psychology and sports sociology, as well as the corresponding empirical findings, and reflect on these in relation to professions in the sports sector in which they may find themselves.
They have the ability to understand subject-specific texts and interpret the knowledge they gain from reading such texts.
They can apply this knowledge to aid them in working in a target-group-specific and socially legitimate manner in their future occupations.
They develop an understanding of the connections between the disciplines and to other sports, cultural and economic disciplines.
They are competent in dealing with interdisciplinary tasks and issues and presenting solutions.

prerequisites and co-requisites

not applicable

course contents

Students develop a basic understanding of the different approaches to sports instruction in health-related and natural contexts.
They can understand and explain fundamental concepts and theories of sports instruction, as well as the corresponding empirical findings, and can reflect on these in relation possible future occupations in the area of sports.
They have the ability to understand subject-specific texts and interpret the knowledge they gain from reading such texts. They can apply this knowledge to aid them in working in a target-group-specific and socially legitimate manner in their future occupations.
They develop an understanding of the connections between the disciplines and to other sports, cultural and economic disciplines. They are competent in dealing with interdisciplinary tasks and issues and presenting solutions.

recommended or required reading

Burk, V. & Fahrner, M. (Hrsg.) (2013). Einführung in die Sportwissenschaft. Konstanz: UVK Lucius (UTB).
Jarvie, G. (2012). Sport, Culture and Society. An Introduction. 2nd edition. London, New York: Routledge.
Krüger, M. & Langenfeld, H. (Hrsg.). (2010). Handbuch Sportgeschichte. Schorndorf: Hofmann.
Tietjens, M. & Strauß, B. (Hrsg.). (2006). Handbuch Sportpsychologie. Schorndorf: Hofmann.
Weis, K. & Gugutzer. R. (Hrsg.). (2008). Handbuch Sportsoziologie. Schorndorf: Hofmann.

assessment methods and criteria

written examination

language of instruction

German

number of ECTS credits allocated

5

planned learning activities and teaching methods

integrated course, case studies, discussion, group work

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered

1

name of lecturer(s)

Dr. MMag. Nikolaus Greier

year of study

first year of studies

recommended optional program components

not applicable

course unit code

bb.SPW.1

type of course unit

compulsory

mode of delivery

in-class course

work placement(s)

not applicable