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FITNESS PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
ANY339 FITNESS 5 3 3 6

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 Live (Online)
Coordinator of the Course Unit Assist.Prof.Dr. MEHMET SOYAL
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit Lecturer ÖMÜR GÜLFIRAT

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: The aim of the course is to introduce the students the designing phases of the fitness training programs and prepare them to a level where they can determine the appropriate qualities.
Contents of the Course Unit: Content of the course is; meaning and basic concepts of Fitness, historical development process, qualities of Fitness trainers, fitness exercise program stages; basic training models of Fitness.

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

Define the concepts related with fitness.
Describe the qualities of a Fitness trainer.
Describe the planning methods and stages for fitness exercises.
Experiment the sport test and measurements applied for Fitness.
Relate the Fitness training stages with basic training models.
Selects the appropriate fitness exercise training for persons with different physical and conditional characteristics.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - Meaning and basic concepts of Fitness Narration and demonstration method
2 Literature review Historical development of Fitness in the world and in Turkey, socio-economic and psychosocial benefits Narration and demonstration method
3 Reading related articles, summarizing Other benefits of Fitness; e.g. physical-physiological etc. Narration and demonstration method
4 Visual and written literature review Qualities of a Fitness trainer Narration and demonstration method
5 Examination of existing training programs Fitness exercise program stages; consultation- adaptation etc. Narration and demonstration method, group studies
6 Literature review Sport test and measurements applied for Fitness. Narration and demonstration method, group studies
7 Video viewing Fitness Cardio training principles Narration and demonstration method, group studies
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Video viewing Preparation for mid-term examination Narration and demonstration method, group studies
10 Video viewing Stretching applications and methods; dynamic, static, pnf etc. Narration and demonstration method, group studies
11 Video viewing Basic applications for improvement of Mobility skills Narration and demonstration method, group studies
12 Video viewing Fitness basic training models, adaptation, inter-muscular coordination, gradual load principle etc. Narration, demonstration method and pair work
13 Examination of existing training programs Customized planning and arrangement of Fitness trainings and sample plan studies Narration, demonstration method and pair work
14 Preparation of Project work Preparation for final examination Narration, demonstration method and pair work
15 Video viewing Preparation for final examination Group study and repetition method
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Gregory Haff G.; Travis Triplett N. (2016) Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning, Human Kinetics e-book, U.S
Kluver W.(2018) , Related Physical Fitness Assessment, ACSM Publishing, U.S.
Scott K. Powers, Stephen L. Dodd, (2018) Her Yönüyle Fıtness Ve Sağlıklı Yaşam - Total Fitness and Wellness, Nobel akademik yayıncılık, Ankara
Alvar B.; Sell K.; Deuster P. (2017) Essentials of Tactical Strength and Conditioning, Human Kinetics e-book, U.S.

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.
5

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.
5
2
Student will be able to describe and relate the concepts of physical education and sports science with the theories of training science.
5

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.
1

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.
3
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.
3
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.
5

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.
5
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.
2

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.
5

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.
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.
4

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 3 42
Preliminary & Further Study 13 4 52
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 9 4 36
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 6 3 18
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 44 0 150
Total Workload of the Course Unit 150
Workload (h) / 25.5 5,9
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 6,0