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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.
TThe History of Sport, inserted in a broader integrated course of
“Methods of physical activities - History of Sport – Anthropology”,
constitutes a necessary premise for opening the student’s horizon to the
vast world of sport, which, using the expression of the French
sociologist Marcel Mauss, is a “total social fact”, i.e. a phenomenon
capable of influencing and determining various spheres of society in all
historical periods. This module therefore intends to contribute to
provide the student with skills to operate in the field of physical
activities of an educational, playful and sporting nature that are more
effective for recreational and socialization purposes.
The lectures will mostly be frontal, but there will be in-depth videos and moments of self-assessment of learning via wooclap in each meeting.
The modality is face-to-face.
The world of sports practice and its interaction with society starting from the first Mesopotamian civilizations up to the contemporary age. In particular, the history of sport will be addressed to:
The lecturer provides materials useful for home study.
Further optional books are:
EMANUELA LUISA FAELLI (President)
VITTORIA FERRANDO (President)
LARA PICCARDO (President)
ANNA SIRI (President)
Campus of Savona, second term, March 2024.
This course is part of the integrated course “Methods of physical activities - History of Sport – Anthropology”. The exam therefore consists of three parts and includes a multiple-choice quiz for each module. The test, including the three questionnaires, has a total duration of 45 minutes. Each sub-test consists of 15 questions, each of which has a value of 2 points out of thirty. Every single sub-test is passed with 18/30, i.e., with 9 correct answers. The exam is successful if all three tests are sufficient. The final mark is made up of the weighted average of the three partial results.
In case of certification of specific learning disability, disability or other special educational needs, the University legislation and regulations on disability and SLD are applied (https://unige.it/disabilita-dsa/studenti-disabilit%C3% A0-normative).
See also the “Other information” section of this syllabus.
For the part of History of sport, the questionnaire aims to verify that the student:
In case of certification of specific learning disability, disability or other special educational needs, please contact both the Department contact person, Prof. Nicola Girtler, and the lecturer at the beginning of the lectures to agree on teaching and exam methods which, in compliance of the teaching objectives, take into account individual learning methods and provide suitable compensatory/dispensatory tools recognized by the University SLD Student Service.