31446 - Theory and Teaching of Team Sports

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

Good health and well-being

Academic Year 2021/2022

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student will know: - the educational values and the classification of sports games; - the technical rules and the conventional graphic symbols; - the methodological indications for starting sports games; - the main rules, the roles of the players and the tactical schemes adopted by teams of different levels. Students will be also able to propose a simple methodological program, with exercises useful to start with a new team. 

Course contents

8 general training lessons, 4 lessons for each individual team sport. 8 practical lessons for each of the two sports chosen.


Book suggested

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

In-depth Texts

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

Teaching methods

Classroom lessons, with 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 the training modules 1 and 2 on safety in the study places, [https://elearning-sicurezza.unibo.it/] in e-learning mode.

Assessment methods

final written exam on all 5 modules, which will be averaged with the practical exams of the 2 sports attended

Office hours

See the website of Alessandro Piras

See the website of Luca Gubellini

See the website of Andrea Cristi