72706 - Sciences and Techniques of Swimming Sports

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Academic Year 2018/2019

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student: a) knows the specific method of preparing high level of other sports that take place in the aquatic environment, b) is able to formulate, plan and monitor training, managing teams of high-level , c) is able to study of specific aspects in research sport.

Course contents

Analysis of performance factors in aquatic. The study of the technical model of high-level swimmer. The swimmer's strength. Methods of development of the strength of general and specific type. Use of the water for the development of strength. Use of the water for the improvement of mobility.  Oxygen consumption and energy costs in swimming. Training mechanisms of energy in swimming. Analysis of sailing of training. Control of training and functional test. Specifications of training in youth and women's swimming. Training's characteristics in fin-swimming. Training's characteristics in water polo. Study in running water. Training with hydro-bikes. Status of scientific research on the motor in water. Status of scientific research on swimming . R escue as a social activity . Protocols of conduct. Swimming rescue techniques. Rehabilitation Techniques

Readings/Bibliography

Notes of the teacher. Swimming Even Faster, Maglischo EW, Mayfield Publishing Company 1993. Swimming - Handbook of Sports Medicine and Science, Stäger JM, Tanner DA, Blackwell Science Publishing. The new Science of Swimming Counsilman, JE, Consilman BE, Prentice-Hall, New Jersey 1994

Teaching methods

During the course of sport experts will hold seminars on specific topics of the program. Will be followed directly, training or competitions with top-level athletes. In laboratories students are going to perform, individually or in groups, tasks: Planning, control, simulation and evaluation of specific training in swimming.

Assessment methods

The level of preparation by students will be assessed by an oral and work in laboratories. In the laboratories will be indicated by the teacher of the projects to be carried out within the aquatic environment. The candidates are divided into study groups, will be able to: program the complete procedure of request, identifying the objectives and working methods; organize a session of data acquisition; process the data correctly and statistically valid , present and report the results.

Teaching tools

During the course of sport experts will hold seminars on specific topics of the program. Will be followed directly, training or competitions with top-level athletes. In laboratories students are going to perform, individually or in groups, tasks: Planning, control, simulation and evaluation of specific training in swimming.

Links to further information

http://www.unibo.it/SitoWebDocente/default.htm?UPN=giorgio.gatta@unibo.it

Office hours

See the website of Giorgio Gatta

See the website of Matteo Cortesi