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HISTORY OF SPORTS

CODE 57742
ACADEMIC YEAR 2022/2023
CREDITS
  • 8 cfu during the 1st year of 8744 SCIENZE MOTORIE, SPORT E SALUTE (L-22) - SAVONA
  • SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR M-STO/04
    LANGUAGE Italian
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • SAVONA
  • SEMESTER 2° Semester
    MODULES This unit is a module of:
    TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

    OVERVIEW

    The course aims to explore the world of sport and its interaction with the society since the first civilizations of Mesopotamia to the contemporary age, in order to understand the educational value of sport in parallel with the socio-cultural context which is inserted in. The course will reflect on the sports’ relationship with politics and will examine the economic implications of contemporary sport.

    AIMS AND CONTENT

    LEARNING OUTCOMES

    The History of Sport, inserted in an introductory learning module to Physical Education, is a necessary prerequisite to open the student’s horizon to the wide world of sports, from the knowledge of the sport as history presents it.

    AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

    • To understand the main issues of the discipline and to follow the events and processes.
    • To interpret critically the data and issues relating to the subject of study and reflection on the main topics, forming independent judgments on them.
    • To communicate, with command of language, information, and issues related to the history of the sport.
    • Acquisition of the main basic tools and the ability to use them so that you can deal autonomously further studies in the subject field.

    TEACHING METHODS

    Unless different indication due to the evolution of the health situation, the course will take place in a traditional way (in classroom).

    SYLLABUS/CONTENT

    The world of sport and its interaction with the society since the first civilizations of Mesopotamia to the contemporary age.

    RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

    Materials by the lecturer.

    Furtner (not compulsary) readings:

    Maria Aiello, Il tempo dello sport, Torino, Edizioni Gruppo Abele, 2014;

    Nicola S. Barbieri, Dalla ginnastica allo sport contemporaneo. Lineamenti di storia dell’educazione fisica, Padova, Cluep, 2013;

    Domenico Francesco Antonio Elia, Lo sport in Italia. Dal loisir alla pratica, Roma, Carocci, 2009;

    Angiola di Carlo, Roberto Bensi, Storia dell’educazione fisica e degli sport. Appunti di lettura, Fano (PU), Aras Edizioni, 2014;

    Umberto Tulli, Breve storia dello Olimpiadi. Lo sport, la politica da de Coubertin a oggi, Roma, Carocci, 2012.

    TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

    LESSONS

    LESSONS START

    II semester, March 2023.

    Class schedule

    HISTORY OF SPORTS

    EXAMS

    EXAM DESCRIPTION

    The course is part of the integrated TTAM course: for the exam procedures (written - questionnaire) see the TTAM course sheet.

    ASSESSMENT METHODS

    Multiple choice questionnaire.

    FURTHER INFORMATION

    Students with special need are asked to take contacts with Prof. Nicola Girtler.