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YOGA I PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
BSY219 YOGA I 3 4 3 5

GENERAL INFORMATION

Language of Instruction : Turkish
Level of the Course Unit : BACHELOR'S DEGREE, TYY: + 6.Level, EQF-LLL: 6.Level, QF-EHEA: First Cycle
Type of the Course : Elective
Mode of Delivery of the Course Unit Face to face
Coordinator of the Course Unit Assist.Prof.Dr. MEHMET SOYAL
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit Assist.Prof.Dr. ÇİĞDEM ÖNER

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: The objective of this course to help students gain the skills of yoga postures, breathing and relaxation techniques, concentration and meditation techniques.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include; basic concepts and contents of yoga, philosophy of yoga, yoga schools, movement, respiration, relaxation, concentration and meditation practices which constitute the bases of yoga system, personal attitude and ethical principles of yoga trainer. customized yoga classes: yoga for children, yoga for pregnant women and yoga for adults over 50 years.

KEY LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT (On successful completion of this course unit, students/learners will or will be able to)

Define basic concepts related with Yoga
Tell the historical development of Yoga
Explain the yoga philosophy with its basic contents.
Apply the Yoga positions at basic level
Apply basic level breathing and relaxation techniques specific to Yoga.
Apply basic level concentration and meditation techniques specific to yoga.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - Explanation of the course, purpose and content of the course, history of the yoga and necessary definitions Narration and demonstration method
2 Video viewing Auxiliary apparatus used in yoga Narration and demonstration method
3 Literature review Yoga exercises planning methods and stages Narration and demonstration method
4 International Yoga Federation official site review Yoga types: hatha, karma, raja etc. Demonstration method and application studies
5 Reading book chapter related with the subject and video viewing Yoga breathing techniques and types of Yoga meditation Demonstration method and application studies
6 Literature review Hatha yoga introduction and practice: Hatha yoga practice studies Demonstration method and application studies
7 Video viewing Special posture techniques for the Hatha yoga Demonstration method and application studies
8 Video viewing Special breathing techniques for the Hatha yoga Demonstration method and application studies
9 - MID-TERM EXAM -
10 Video viewing Deep relaxation techniques in Yoga Demonstration method and application studies
11 Video viewing Face Yoga: different mimic studies Group study method and application studies
12 Reading related articles, summarizing Heart yoga: yoga practices to support post-illness care Demonstration method and application studies
13 Reading related articles, summarizing Child yoga: child-specific posture techniques Demonstration method and application studies
14 Literature review and video viewing Different music selection methods for different yoga types Demonstration method and application studies
15 Preparation of Project work Preparation for final examination Group study and repetition method
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Worby C. (2005). Her Yönüyle Yoga. Arkadaş Yayıncılık, Ankara.
Kaminoff, L. Ve Matthews, A. (2012). Yoga Anatomi. Sistem Yayıncılık, İstanbul.
Iyengar, B.K.S. (2014). Iyengar Yoga: The Path to Holistic Health. Durling Kinderslay, London.
Kirk, M. (2006). Hatha Yoga Illustrated. Human Kinetics, HongKong.
Göcek, Ö. (2009). Çocuklarla Yoga Hareketleri ve Sağlıklı Yaşam. Kaknüs Yayınları, İstanbul.
Ratfish, G. (2015). Gebelikten Anneliğe Yoga: Ebeveynliğe Bedensel, Zihinsel ve Ruhsal Hazırlık. Nobel Tıp Kitapevleri, İstanbul.

ASSESSMENT

Assessment & Grading of In-Term Activities Number of Activities Degree of Contribution (%) Description
Mid-Term Exam 1 40 Theoretical examination (50 %): Practical examination (50 %): Assessment of technical practices regarding the branch
Final Exam 1 60 Practical examination: Assessment of technical practices regarding the branch
Practice 0 0
Short Exam 0 0
Presentation of Report 0 0
Homework Assessment 0 0
Oral Exam 0 0
Presentation of Thesis 0 0
Presentation of Document 0 0
Expert Assessment 0 0
Computer Based Presentation 0 0
TOTAL 2 100
Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5

CONTRIBUTION OF THE COURSE UNIT TO THE PROGRAMME LEARNING OUTCOMES

KNOWLEDGE

Theoretical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Student will be able to identify the concepts related to Physical Education and Sports Sciences.
0

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Student will be able to discuss training organization and its functioning with the knowledge gained in the subjects such as performance measurement, training plan preparation, talent selection and technical-tactical training.
2
2
Student will be able to describe and relate the concepts of physical education and sports science with the theories of training science.
1

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Student will be able to identify the needs for sports activities of groups with different characteristics, such as age, gender, and persons with special needs.
3
2
Student will be able to analyze data and results for current applications in the field of Training science by using scientific research methods and techniques.
3

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Student will be able to execute the measurement activities in order to determine the motor development, sports performance and fitness characteristics, to use the equipment, technology and software needed for these activities and to analyze the results of the evaluation.
1
2
Student will be able to solve the problems related to sport sciences and coaching profession applications with a critical and inquisitive point of view, based on knowledge of the literature he/she has.
2
3
Student will be able to choose the appropriate training method according to the characteristics of the group and the environment and to formulate the training program by taking these differences into consideration.
0

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Student will be able to administer projects, activities, social and sports activities in collaborative group studies and to solve possible problems that might be encountered within the process.
4

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Student will be able to recognize the importance of professional development by following scientific, technological and current developments related with coaching.
3
2
Student will be able to behave in accordance with the need to be open to change and life-long learning.
5
3
Student will be able to develop the teaching skills required by the profession according to different teaching methods.
4

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Student will be able to express his/her knowledge and thoughts about the field in a fluent and understandable manner both written and verbally.
3
2
Student will be able to use his/her knowledge and competence in coaching practices more effectively with his/her social life and communication skills in sports activities, organizations and studies carried out at national and international levels.
3

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Student will be able to describe accepted ethical values and legal regulations in the field of sport sciences and in social life, and to apply the relevant articles in the legislation in case of need.
3
2
By utilizing the existing historical and theoretical knowledge of the field, student will be able to recognize problems related to skills selection, performance development, physical activity for sports and special groups for all, and to solve these problems based on ethical values.
3
3
By using personality traits with the social skills required by the coaching profession; student will be able to arrange specific project, organization and works with sustainable societal and social content specific with the field.
5
4
Student will be able to administer technical and tactical skills in the relevant performance sports and selected sports branches that he / she determines as his / her area of expertise, and to formulate specific training programs for the branch.
3

WORKLOAD & ECTS CREDITS OF THE COURSE UNIT

Workload for Learning & Teaching Activities

Type of the Learning Activites Learning Activities (# of week) Duration (hours, h) Workload (h)
Lecture & In-Class Activities 14 4 56
Preliminary & Further Study 13 3 39
Land Surveying 0 0 0
Group Work 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Reading 0 0 0
Assignment (Homework) 0 0 0
Project Work 0 0 0
Seminar 0 0 0
Internship 0 0 0
Technical Visit 0 0 0
Web Based Learning 0 0 0
Implementation/Application/Practice 0 0 0
Practice at a workplace 0 0 0
Occupational Activity 0 0 0
Social Activity 0 0 0
Thesis Work 0 0 0
Field Study 0 0 0
Report Writing 0 0 0
Final Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Final Exam 8 2 16
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 6 2 12
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 43 0 125
Total Workload of the Course Unit 125
Workload (h) / 25.5 4,9
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 5,0