Fundemental questions about and within sports

ledph1009  2019-2020  Louvain-la-Neuve

Fundemental questions about and within sports
Note from June 29, 2020
Although we do not yet know how long the social distancing related to the Covid-19 pandemic will last, and regardless of the changes that had to be made in the evaluation of the June 2020 session in relation to what is provided for in this learning unit description, new learnig unit evaluation methods may still be adopted by the teachers; details of these methods have been - or will be - communicated to the students by the teachers, as soon as possible.
3 credits
30.0 h
Francaux Marc (coordinator); Zintz Thierry;
Main themes
The themes will be addressed from different viewpoints. What are the arguments of the physiologist, the ethicist, the athlete, the physician, the specialist media, sociologist (according to the questions) .... on issues such as: - The use of drugs in the context of physical activities and sports - Sport as an integrating factor in sport or in prisons, - Use "inappropriate" sports (intensive training early, the disproportion of money and sport, violence and sport, etc.)..

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 At the end of this course the student can compare different points of view on major issues raised by the sport today.

The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
This course aims to give students more analytical of sports and contemporary global perspectives with reference to historical, philosophical, sociological ... The alternate methods of information, debates and analysis of written documents or television. The evaluation includes consideration of work done during the year and a final essay.
Teaching methods
thematic presentations by the professor are followed by group discussions based on questions asked by the professor.
Evaluation methods
The student will have to fulfil two requested tasks during the academic year on selected topics. On more task on a new topic will be the examination. The first two tasks are valuated to 50% of the final note. The examinationis also valuated to 50% of the final note.
Other information
Prerequisite pressing "APS among science and human practices" Evaluation Review written or oral and / or elements of continuous assessment Syllabus support and / or book (s) Encadrement Holder (s) and / or assistant (s), help (s) by any student (s) monitor (s)
Online resources
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Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Bachelor in Motor skills : General