University of Zagreb

Faculty of Kinesiology

Sports Programmes for Preschool Children
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Sports Programs for Preschool Children
Code: 123776
ECTS: 2.0
Lecturers in charge: izv. prof. dr. sc. Željko Hraski
Lecturers: izv. prof. dr. sc. Željko Hraski - Seminar

Katarina Host , mag.cin. - Exercises of applied kinesiology
izv. prof. dr. sc. Željko Hraski - Exercises of applied kinesiology
Vedran Stojsavljević , mag.cin. - Exercises of applied kinesiology
Vinko Vrebac , prof. - Exercises of applied kinesiology
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1. komponenta

Lecture typeTotal
Lectures 6
Seminar 12
Exercises of applied kinesiology 12
* Load is given in academic hour (1 academic hour = 45 minutes)
Description:
2.1.Course objectives The students will gain the necessary theoretical and practical knowledge on diverse types of sports programmes for the children of preschoolage as well as of the effects of those programmes on motor and overall growth and development of children.

2.2.Course enrolment requirements and entry competences required for the course No enrolment requirements.

2.3.Learning outcomes at the level of the programme to which the course contributes
the students will be empowered to:
-implement qualitatively the contents of physical education instruction in children day-care centres (kindergartens);
-execute assessments (tests) of motor status of preschool children and to interpret their results.

2.4.Learning outcomes expected at the level of the course (4 to 10 learning outcomes)
The students will be trained to:
-create various sports programmes for preschool children;
-realize sports programmes in kindergartens;
-work with preschool children within the framework of training process of various sports;
-assess motor status of preschool children;
-design and implement various games the goal of which is the development of specific sports competences in preschool children. .

2.5.Course content broken down in detail by weekly class schedule (syllabus)
Theoretical lectures (2 contact hours are allocated to each topic):
1.Characteristics of motor development of preschool children. Impact of physical exercise and sports on healthy, active and productive life of children. Current situation and development trends.
2.Specific attributes of childrens world of sports. Diverse kinds of sports programmes for preschool children and their characteristics. Objectives of the preschool sports programmes. Peculiarities of the preschool sports programmes for the children with special needs.
3.Assessment of motor progression. Transformations of childrens anthropological characteristics under the influence of diverse sports programmes. The development of motor abilities and skills in the function of cognitive, social and emotional development of children.

Theoretical-practical lectures and exercises (2TPP+2E hours are allocated to each topic):
1.The didactic design: organizational forms, teaching techniques and methods, contents distribution - specific features of work with preschool children.
2.Motor skills development - natural movement patterns.
3.Motor skills development - gymnastics, athletics, swimming.
4.Motor skills development - ball sports.
5.Motor skills development - other sports.
6.Games aimed at the development of specific kinesiological competences in preschool children.
Literature:
  1. Hraski, Ž. (2002). Utjecaj programiranih tjelesnih aktivnosti na rast i razvoj djece predškolske dobi. u: Findak, V. (ur.), Zbornik radova 11. ljetne škole kineziologa Republike Hrvatske Programiranje rada u području edukacije, sporta, sportske rekreacije i kineziterapije, Rovinj, 22. - 26. lipnja 2002. Zagreb: Hrvatski kineziološki savez, 242-243.
  2. Hraski, Ž. (2003). Integrating sport into kindergarten curriculum. u: Puhak, S., Kristić, K. (ur.) Proceedings Book of the XVIth European Sports Conference Making Sport Attractive for All, Dubrovnik, September 24 - 26, 2003, Zagreb: Ministry of Education and Sport of the Republic of Croatia, 108-112.
  3. Hraski, M., Kijuk, M., Hraski, Ž. (2008). Differences in motor efficency of girls and boys involved in the kindergarten sports program. u: Prskalo, I., Findak, V., Strel, J. (ur) Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Advances and Systems Research - 2nd Special Focus Symposium on Kinesiological Education - the answer of the contemporary school, Zadar, Noveber 12 - 16, 2008, Zagreb: Faculty of Teacher Education, 176-182.
  4. Hraski, Ž. (2005). Načela realizacije sportskih programa za djecu predškolske dobi. u: Kunstek, M. i sur. (ur.) Zbornik radova Međunarodnog skupa Dijete u kretanju, Dani dječjih vrtića grada Zagreba, 2005, Zagreb: Gradski ured za obrazovanje i šport, 20-24.
  5. Hrvoj, J., Fočić, B., Vrbanović, Lj., Bujanić, R., Hraski, Ž. (2005). Športski vrtić Jarun. u: Kunstek, M. i sur. (ur.) Zbornik radova Međunarodnog skupa Dijete u kretanju, Dani dječjih vrtića grada Zagreba, 2005., Zagreb: Gradski ured za obrazovanje i šport, 149-155.
  6. Hraski, Ž., Hraski, M., Stojsavljević, V. (2011). Razvoj koordinacije kod djece predškolske dobi. u: Jukić, I., Gregov, C., Šalaj, S., Milanović, L., Trošt-Bobić, T., Bok, D. (ur.) 9. godišnja međunarodna konferencija Kondicijska priprema sportaša 2011 - Trening koordinacije, Zagreb: Kineziološki fakultet Sveučilišta u Zagrebu, 101-104.
7. semester
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