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SWIMMING PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
ANY444 SWIMMING 8 4 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 Blended (Face to face & Distance Learning)
Coordinator of the Course Unit Assist.Prof.Dr. MEHMET SOYAL
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit Lecturer GÖKÇE OKTAY

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: The objective of the course is to provide the students with the knowledge and skills to develop tactics to prepare for the swimming specific training program and to win in the competitions specific to the swimming.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include; training principles, season planning, structure of the muscular system in swimming, warm-up and relaxation, training methods specific for swimming, endurance training, aerobic threshold training, repeat sets, marathon and fardlek trainings, middle distance swimming training, recovery training, and advanced racing tactics.

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

Describe the rules that must be applied in specific warm-up and cool-down exercises for Swimming
Apply methods for teaching basic techniques specific to Swimming
Examine the training programs to develop specific training techniques and evaluate the appropriateness of its content
Prepare a training program to improve technical skills and tactical practices
Improve tactics to win in races specific to swimming.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - Basic training principles, special training principles, season planning Narration, question-response method
2 Literature review Structure and function of muscle system in swimming, role of hormones in training and races Narration, question-response method, practice method
3 Literature review and video viewing Specific warm-up and relaxation exercises, application studies Narration, question-response method, practice method
4 Reading book chapter related with the subject, video viewing Methods used in technical training according to the characteristics of free style and backstroke group and application studies Narration, question-response method, practice method
5 Reading book chapter related with the subject, video viewing Methods used in technical training according to the characteristics of breaststroke and butterfly stroke group and application studies Narration, question-response method, practice method
6 Literature review and examination of sample training program Basic endurance training and application studies Narration, Demonstration method and applied group work
7 Literature review and examination of sample training program Basic endurance training and application studies Narration, Demonstration method and practice method
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Literature review and examination of sample training program Aerobic threshold training and application studies Narration, Demonstration method and practice method
10 Literature review and examination of sample training program Reduced and restored repeat sets, mixed range repeat sets and application studies Narration, Demonstration method and practice method
11 Literature review and examination of sample training program Marathon and Fordlek trainings, application studies Narration, Demonstration method and practice method
12 Literature review and examination of sample training program Medium distance swimming trainings, application studies Narration, Demonstration method and practice method
13 Reading book chapter related with the subject, examination of sample training program Recovery trainings and application studies Narration, Demonstration method and practice method
14 Viewing and interpreting a swimming race Race strategies: Offensive tactics, defensive tactics and application studies Narration, question and answer, demonstration method, practice method
15 Viewing and interpreting a swimming race Advanced race tactics and application studies Narration, question and answer, demonstration method, practice method
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Maclischo, E.W. (2018) Swimming Fastest, Ekim Yazım Merkezi, İstanbul
Cross, D., Bernabei, T., Paul, C., Newell, N. (2014). Yüzme, Akıl Çelen Kitaplar, İstanbul
Bompa,T. O., (2013). Antrenman Kuramı ve Yöntemi, Spor Yayın Evi, İstanbul
Yüzme Hocası, https://yuzmehocasi.wordpress.com/yuzme-teknikleri/

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.
3

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.
3
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.
5
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.
5

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.
4
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.
4
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.
5

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.
5

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.
0
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.
2

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.
4
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.
4
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 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 11 3 33
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 5 4 20
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 45 0 150
Total Workload of the Course Unit 150
Workload (h) / 25.5 5,9
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 6,0