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GROUP FITNESS I PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
BSY228 GROUP FITNESS I 4 3 2 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

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: The objective of the course is to provide the students with the ability to practice group choreographies including fitness exercises at the basic level with rhythm.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include; Definition of group fitness, Historical development, purposes and benefits of Group Fitness, Planning of group fitness, Rhythm knowledge, Choreography formation, Group fitness exercises, Group cycling exercises, General, special, regional and Strength group exercises

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

Describe concepts related with group fitness.
Explain the general rules for fitness exercise applications.
Apply the basic techniques of group fitness exercises with rhythm.
Apply Group Fitness choreographies at a basic level.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - Definition and historical development of Group Fitness Narration, question-response, demonstration method
2 Visual and written literature review Purpose and benefits of group fitness exercises Narration, question-response, demonstration method
3 Visual and written literature review Auxiliary materials used in group fitness exercises Narration, question-response, demonstration method
4 Visual and written literature review Qualities of a Group Fitness trainer Narration, question-response, demonstration method
5 Reading book chapter related with the subject and video viewing Rhythm knowledge, BPM studies Narration, Question and Answer, Demonstration Method and Applied Group Study
6 Reading book chapter related with the subject and video viewing Principles of formation of Choreography Narration, Question and Answer, Demonstration Method and Applied Group Study
7 Visual and printed literature review and video viewing Group fitness exercises specific to the body part and application studies Narration, Question and Answer, Demonstration Method and Applied Group Study
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Video viewing and interpretation Preparation for mid-term examination Narration, Question and Answer, Demonstration Method and Applied Group Study
10 Reading articles related with subject Group exercises to improve general strength Narration, question and answer, demonstration method, applied group and pair work
11 Visual and printed literature review and video viewing Group Cycling exercises; spinning, cranking, application studies Narration, Question and Answer, Demonstration Method and Applied Group Study
12 Visual and printed literature review and video viewing Yoga; hatha and mixed yoga application studies Narration, question and answer, demonstration method, applied individual and group work
13 Viewing and interpreting existing group exercise videos Group pilates, mat, instrument pilates application studies Narration, question and answer, demonstration method, applied individual and group work
14 Viewing and interpreting existing group exercise videos Group Aerobic-anaerobic dance exercises, application studies Narration, Question and Answer, Demonstration Method and Applied Group Study
15 Viewing and interpreting existing group exercise videos Preparation for final examination Group study and repetition method
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Bilal, E. ve Bozkurt, L. ( 2015). Yeni Başlayanlar İçin Yoga ve Meditasyon. Okyanus Yayıncılık, İstanbul.
Plevin, M., Macagno, P. ve Garcia, M. (2018). Yaratıcı Hareket ve Dans. İstanbul Bilgi üniversitesi yayınları, İstanbul.
Fontaine, F. (2012). Ritm ve Zaman Duygusunun Temelleri,Bilgi Sistem Bilişim Yayınevi, İstanbul.
Özukan, B. (2007). Aletsiz Egzersizler / Push Aerobik, Step, Stretching Egzersizleri. Boyut Yayın Grubu, İstanbul.

ASSESSMENT

Assessment & Grading of In-Term Activities Number of Activities Degree of Contribution (%) Description
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.
1
2
Student will be able to describe and relate the concepts of physical education and sports science with the theories of training science.
4

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.
4
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.
2

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.
4

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.
1
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.
5
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.
1

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.
4
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.
1
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.
1
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.
1

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 4 3 12
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 41 0 125
Total Workload of the Course Unit 125
Workload (h) / 25.5 4,9
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 5,0