Course: Physical education for pre-school children (theory)

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Course title Physical education for pre-school children (theory)
Course code KTV/71110
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 1
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Balkó Iva, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
1) Introduction to the issue of education in physical education, basic kinatropological concepts. 2) The importance of physical activity on the human body, the basic developmental stages of their characteristics and differences. 3) Biological bases of the need for exercise, its connection with social needs, with the formation of the addictive component of the daily routine, the basis of a healthy lifestyle. 4) The role of TV in the beginnings of physical, mental and social development of children. 5) Basics of nomenclature of physical exercises, their use in practice. Other terminological equipment for TV in kindergarten. 6) Influences of the environment on the development of the child's movement competencies (family, society, group, ..). 7) Characteristics of the development of gross and fine motor skills in preschool age in terms of the stages of acquisition of individual movement skills. 8) Basic somatic and psychological preconditions of children for spontaneous and controlled TV. 9) The importance of activity and communication for the child during sensorimotor learning. The importance of one's own mistakes and errors for the child as a form of feedback information. 10) Preschool TV curriculum. Framework educational plan for preschool education. Basic division of the physical education unit. 11) TV in opinions: important personalities, historical periods, kind of kindergartens. 12) History and present views on the importance of preschool education. 13) Repetition and discussion on the topics discussed.

Learning activities and teaching methods
unspecified, unspecified, unspecified, unspecified, unspecified
  • unspecified - 28 hours per semester
  • unspecified - 20 hours per semester
  • unspecified - 10 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Students will get acquainted with the basic knowledge about the importance of physical education (TV) for the optimal course of physical development and physical development of preschool children, with the content and forms of TV. It is based on the anatomical-physiological and psychological preconditions of children for spontaneous and controlled TV, on the biological basis of the need for movement and the need to satisfy this need together with social needs, with the formation of addictive daily routine, the basis of a healthy lifestyle. In addition to its own function, the course prepares students for other practical and theoretical subjects in the field of TV in the field of terminology, basics of movement learning and didactics.
After completing the course, the student is able to describe and explain the basic concepts covered in the field of TV. He is well acquainted with the importance of physical activity in connection with the human body and can describe possible complications caused by insufficient physical activity. He is able to prepare a physical education unit with all the necessary requisites, he can accurately describe individual movement tasks and is familiar with the theoretical foundations of TV in connection with social, psychological or historical areas. Can apply the acquired knowledge in practice and use in further study. She is able to think about these concepts in connection with the educational process.
Not required to be satisfied previous courses.

Assessment methods and criteria
Attendance at seminars 80%. Demonstration of knowledge, understanding, skills in oral, written or practical examination. Essay by the teacher
Recommended literature
  • časopis. Tělesná výchova a sport mládeže. Praha: FTVS UK od 1994 - ... Praha: FTVS UK.
  • ČELIKOVSKÝ, S. Antropomotorika pro studující tělesnou výchovu. 2. vydání. Praha , SPN.
  • DVOŘÁKOVÁ, H. K některým problémům v současné mateřské škole.. Praha: Karolinum, 1998.
  • DVOŘÁKOVÁ, H. Tělesná výchova v mateřské škole.. Praha: Naše vojsko, 1989.
  • KOŤÁTKOVÁ, S. Hry v mateřské škole v teorii a praxi. Praha: Grada, 2006.
  • MŠMT. Rámcově vzdělávací program pro předškolní vzdělávání, Praha, VÚP 2005.
  • MŠMT. Rámcově vzdělávací program pro základní vzdělávání, Praha, VÚP 2005.
  • RYCHTECKÝ, A., FIALOVÁ, L. Didaktika tělesné výchovy (Skriptum). 1. vyd. Praha UK, 1995. 187s. ISBN 80-7184-127-7..
  • Splavcová, H., & Kropáčková, J. Vzdělávání dětí od dvou let v MŠ.. Praha: Portál, 2017.

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