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Course, academic year 2022/2023
Strengthening - PATL121C
Title: Strengthening
Guaranteed by: Department of Athletics and Outdoor Sports (51-300500)
Faculty: Faculty of Physical Education and Sport
Actual: from 2022
Semester: winter
Points: 0
E-Credits: 3
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:1/1 C+Ex [hours/week]
Capacity: 25 / 25 (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Virtual mobility / capacity: no
State of the course: taught
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Note: prefer medical statement
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: PhDr. Radim Jebavý, Ph.D.
Teacher(s): PhDr. Dušan Blažek, Ph.D.
Mgr. Vladimír Hojka, Ph.D.
PhDr. Radim Jebavý, Ph.D.
Is pre-requisite for: PFYB110C
In complex interchangeability with: PATL148C
Annotation -
Last update: Mgr. Jan Feher (28.10.2019)
The course focuses on the methodology of strengthening different types of strength. Students will gain knowledge about safety during strengthening, warming up before strength training, about prevention of health problems by appropriate strength training. In practice, examples of individual force methods are discussed. Strengthening is focused on basic free weights exercises used in sports such as athletics and sports games. Individual lessons discuss the stimulation of strength to large muscle groups and torso.
Literature -
Last update: Mgr. Jan Feher (28.10.2019)

BAGGET, K. Plyometric Ability - React Like A Cat And Explode Like Lightning! Available at:

BEAN, A. The Complete Guide to Strength Training 5th edition. Edtion ed.: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2015. ISBN 1472910656.

BROWN, L. E. Strength training. Edtion ed. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics, 2007. 359 p. ISBN 978-0-7360-6059-2.

CHENG, L., B. JONES AND G. COOK Kettlebells from the Ground up: the Kalos Sthenos. Chatham, VA: Gray Cook and Functional Movement Systems, 2008.

DELAVIER, F. Women's strength training anatomy. Edtion ed.: Human kinetics, 2003. ISBN 0736048138.

DELAVIER, F. A. G., M. Delavier's core training anatomy. Edtion ed. Champaign, Ill: Human Kinetics, 2010. 144 p. ISBN 978-1-4504-1399-2.

DOLEŽAL, M. AND R. JEBAVÝ Přirozený funkční trénink. Edtion ed. Praha: Grada, 2013. ISBN 978-80-247-4438-4.

DOVALIL, J. Výkon a trénink ve sportu. Praha: Olympia, 2009.

EPLEY, B. The path to athletic power: the model conditioning program for championship performance. Edtion ed.: Human Kinetics, 2004. ISBN 0736047018.

GOSS, K. Modern trends in strength training: championship coaching methods. Chicago: Charles Poliquin, 2001. 58 p. ISBN 0-9701979-1-8.

JEBAVÝ, R. Rozvoj silových schopností na nestabilních plochách. Praha: Karolinum, 2017. ISBN 978-80-246-3665-8.

JEBAVÝ, R., HOJKA. V AND KAPLAN, A. Kondiční trénink ve sportovních hrách: na příkladu fotbalu, ledního hokeje a basketbalu. Edtion ed.: Grada Publishing as, 2017. ISBN 8024740729.

JEBAVÝ, R., ZUMR, T. (2014). Posilování s balančními pomůckami. Praha: Grada. ISBN 978-80-247-5130-6.

JEBAVÝ, R., DOUBRAVSKÝ, P. Posilování s medicinbaly. Edtion ed.: Grada Publishing as, 2011. ISBN 8024774224.

JEBAVÝ, Radim, Vladimír HOJKA a Aleš KAPLAN. Rozcvičení ve sportu. Praha: Grada, 2014. Fitness, síla, kondice. ISBN 978-80-247-4525-1.

MANOCCHICA, P. Anatomy of Exercise. A+C Black Publischer Ltd, 2007. ISBN 139780713687217.

Patterson, BStrength 101: Part II - The Methods of Strength Development. 2011. Available at: /

PETR, Miroslav a Petr ŠŤASTNÝ. Funkční silový trénink. Praha: Univerzita Karlova v Praze, Fakulta tělesné výchovy a sportu, 2012. ISBN 978-80-86317-93-9.

Quinn, E. (updated 2015) The Best Core Exercises. Available at:

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STOPPANI, J. Velká kniha posilování. Edtion ed.: Grada Publishing as, 2008. ISBN 8024722046.

ŠIMON, J. Atletické vrhy a hody. Edtion ed. Praha: Olympia, 2004. 234 p. ISBN 80-7033-815-6.

KRAEMER, W. J. AND V. M. ZATSIORSKY. Science and practice of strength training. Champaign, IL: Human kinetics, 2006.

Requirements to the exam -
Last update: Mgr. Jan Feher (28.10.2019)

Requirements for the exam will be specified in the curriculum. The teaching program is posted physically on a notice board at the Department of Athletics (Block D, 1st floor). In addition, teaching programs are posted on the Internet at

Syllabus -
Last update: Mgr. Jan Feher (28.10.2019)


1. Neurophysiological basis of strengthening

2-5. Strength training theory

6. Variants of core training and strength using balancing aids

7. Didactics and organization of strength training


1. Core training and strength using balancing aids

2. Strengthening the arms and girdles of the legs and legs

3. Complex exercises

4. Development of maximum strength, hypertrophy and endurance strength

5. Development of fast, reactive and explosive forces

6. Training plans (didactic outputs) I.

7. Training plans (didactic outputs) II.

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