HISTORY OF SPORTS

HISTORY OF SPORTS

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Code
57742
ACADEMIC YEAR
2018/2019
CREDITS
2 credits during the 1st year of 8744 Movement, Sport and Health Sciences (L-22) SAVONA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
M-STO/04
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
SAVONA (Movement, Sport and Health Sciences)
semester
2° Semester
Teaching materials

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

Combination of traditional lectures and classroom discussions.

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

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

Ricevimento: Write an e-mail to lara.piccardo@unige.it

Exam Board

MAURO TESSITORE (President)

LARA PICCARDO (President)

ANTONIO GUERCI (President)

MARIO FAUSTO CANEPA (President)

EMANUELA LUISA FAELLI

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Combination of traditional lectures and classroom discussions.

LESSONS START

March 2019, Campus Savona.

EXAMS

Exam description

Written.

Assessment methods

Multiple choice questionnaire.