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Course, academic year 2019/2020
Basics of Athletics - PATL120C
Title: Basics of Athletics
Guaranteed by: Atletika (51-600100)
Faculty: Faculty of Physical Education and Sport
Actual: from 2019
Semester: winter
Points: 0
E-Credits: 2
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:0/1 C [hours/week]
Capacity: unknown / 16 (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: taught
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Note: prefer medical statement
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: Mgr. Vladimír Hojka, Ph.D.
Teacher(s): Mgr. Vladimír Hojka, Ph.D.
Annotation -
Last update: Mgr. Vladimír Hojka, Ph.D. (02.08.2019)
Student learn the basic athletic skills and drills used in area of fitness training. participants also receive detailed information about goals and specificity of warm-up procedures. Additionally, basic means and methods in athletics as well as organization forms are presented to participants.
Literature - Czech
Last update: Mgr. Linda Komínková (05.02.2019)

BACKLEY, S. AND J. POSPÍŠIL. Všeobecný kondiční trénink-Inspirace pro každého. In. Praha: CASRI, 2004.

JEBAVÝ, R., V. HOJKA AND A. KAPLAN Rozcvičení ve sportu. Edtion ed.: Grada, 2014. ISBN 8024745259.

RADIM, J. AND D. PETR Posilování s medicinbaly. Edtion ed.: Grada Publishing as, 2011. ISBN 8024774224.

SEAGRAVE, L., R. MOUCHBAHANI AND K. O'DONNELL Neuro-biomechanics of maximum velocity sprinting. New studies in athletics, 2009, 24(1), 19-29.

THOMPSON, P. Run! Jump! Throw!:| bthe Official IAAF Guide to Teaching Athletics. Edtion ed.: International Association of Athletics Federations, 2009.

THOMPSON, P. J. Introduction to coaching theory. Edtion ed.: International Amateur Athletic Federation, 1991. ISBN 1873574010.

Requirements to the exam - Czech
Last update: Mgr. Jan Feher (25.10.2019)

Endurance run 3000 m for men faster than 12:00.0 sec.

Endurance run 1500 m for woman faster than 6:30.0 sec.

Syllabus -
Last update: Mgr. Vladimír Hojka, Ph.D. (02.08.2019)


1. Athletic warm-up; gebneral and specific, development of safety environment.

2. Running drills and exercises

3. Jumping drills and exercises

4. Throwing drills and exercises

5. Development of general speed, flexibility and coordination

6. Development of general endurance

7. Testing and measurement in track and field

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