99718 - Theory and Teaching of Team Sports

Academic Year 2023/2024

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student knows: - the educational values and the classification of team sports; - the technical regulation and conventional graphic symbols; - the methodological indications for introduction to team sports; - the main rules, the roles of the players and the game schemes adopted by the teams of the different genres and levels. He/she will be also able to propose a simple didactic methodological path and a progression of exercises to the sport discipline.

Course contents

  • 40 hours of lessons in the general classification of team sports;
  • 4 classroom lessons of 4 hours each of each individual team sport (basketball; soccer; volleyball; rugby);
  • 8 practical lessons of 2 hours each, which will be carried out on the field, for each of the two sports chosen. The choice of the two sports will take place during the first lessons in the classroom, the modality will be explained in detail by the teacher in charge of the course.


Recommended texts 

  • Araujo, Passos e Volossovitch, "Analisi della prestazione negli sport di squadra", Calzetti e Mariucci, 2018.
  • Gaetano Salamone, "I giochi sportivi di squadra", Calzetti e Mariucci, 2012

Supplementary materials

  • Leon Teodorescu, "Teoria e metodologia dei giochi sportivi", Società Stampa Sportiva - Roma, 1981
  • Scientific papers

Teaching methods

  • Lectures in the classroom and practical exercises in the field.
  • In consideration of the type of activity and the teaching methods adopted, the attendance of this training activity requires the prior participation of all students in modules 1 and 2 of training on safety in the places of study, [https://elearning-sicurezza.unibo.en/] in e-learning mode.

Assessment methods

  • Practical exam on the two chosen sports, which will give the student the opportunity to participate in the written exam
  • The written exam can be carried out only after having achieved the 2 marks of the practice, and will consist of multiple choice questions on the topics covered in class (general overview related to team sports + the 4 sports).
  • The final grade will be the average of the three grades. The student who obtains 30/30 in all the tests will have a final mark of 30/30 cum laude

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Good health and well-being Reduced inequalities

This teaching activity contributes to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN 2030 Agenda.