Fundamentals and Didactics of motor activities - LEZIONE (2016/2017)

Course partially running (all years except the first)

Course code
Name of lecturer
Luciano Bertinato
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Academic sector
Language of instruction
Sem. IA, Sem. IB

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Lesson timetable

Sem. IA
Day Time Type Place Note
Tuesday 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM lesson Lecture Hall T.13  
Friday 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall T.14  
Sem. IB
Day Time Type Place Note
Tuesday 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM lesson Lecture Hall T.13  
Friday 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM lesson Lecture Hall 1.17  

Learning outcomes

Students will learn about:
• fundamental epistemological elements of physical education;
• the characteristics of the teaching of physical activities with school children of childhood;
• the main content for the training of motor skills in line with the "Ministerial Guidance" of school physical education-related Fields and areas.
Students will be able to produce:
• programming of physical activities for children
• operational Programming of modules/units of teaching/learning units/lessons


Tips on the main issues related to physical activity in childhood and adolescence: psycho-motor development, health and well-being, lifestyles. Will be analyzed in detail the main theories of motor learning and the methodological approach/educational situations. Will be also attention to the analysis of the content of the activity through the construction of educational courses and teaching units and a simulated cases.

Topics to be covered in the lessons: the themes will be mainly related to the Ministerial document "recommendations ... for the first cycle"
or epistemological foundations of exercise 3 – 6 years: cognitive, emotional, healthful or terminology and motor experience fields of humans or game and the game forms "motion" or teach – learn new motor skills: capacity building methods – psycho-motor skills
or Ability and motor skills
or teaching of physical activities
or motor skills and availability the teacher's body or individual games (practical experience) or teach – learn new motor skills: space planning, timing and intensity of the activity and the organization or group games/team (practical experience)
or 3 motor development – 6 years
or "roles" of human movement in accordance with the "recommendations"
or the transversality of "areas of expertise": the areas related to physical education. Methodological and content opportunities or the design and planning of physical activities in kindergarten
or physical activities adapted or posture, posture alterations and prevention
or the inclusion of disabled students or assessment in physical activities

Assessment methods and criteria

The evaluation involves the formulation of an educational planning written followed by an interview on the exposure and storage media and illustration script through assessment of General knowledge about the materials required.