Yoga/Pilates

Course Information
TitleΓΙΟΓΚΑ/ΠΙΛΑΤΕΣ / Yoga/Pilates
CodeΓΕ5810
FacultyPhysical Education and Sport Science
SchoolPhysical Education and Sport Science (Serres)
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID260000545

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Physical Education and Sports Science in Serres (2014)

Registered students: 25
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSPRAKTIKĪ EPILOGĪWinter/Spring-3

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
600138632
Type of the Course
  • Background
  • General Knowledge
  • Skills Development
Course Category
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
It is an introductory lesson about the principles of designing and teaching group based or personal yoga and pilates programs, aiming to provide a healthy lifestyle. The students through tis lesson, learn about the principles of yoga and pilates as forms of exercise, in order to understand their application into practice for a healthier lifestyle. The student aquires gets a conclusive idea about the designing and teaching methods of yoga and pilates in order to get a basic knowledge for other specification lessons. The aim of the lesson is to understand the importance of applying all these principles into practise in a scientific/professional setting. With the successful completion of the lesson the student will be able to: • understand the basic principles of designing and teaching yoga/ pilates exercise programs into practice. • to aquire the appropriate knowledge of yoga/pilates teaching methods, based on high level scientific manuals that contain updated knowledge in yoga/pilates. • distinguish the specific characteristics and needs in a group or individual of exercise participants, in a case study and evaluate and apply the appropriate program • use the basic asanas/poses, movements in yoga/pilates and the teaching methods, chooosing the most appropriate, or a combination of them, according to the specific situation, in a professional manner. • analyse and calculate the basic quantative and qualitative parameters (duration, frequency, repetitions poses, exercises, apparatus)in designing a yoga/pilates program • cooperate with classmates, in designing and presenting an exercise program plan in a case study, that includes choosing the basic poses / exercises and teaching methods (breathing, repetitions, duration, music) • to present information, ideas and solutions in a qualified and or non-qualified audience (oral presentation) and practical sessions (e.g. a pilates session with props - exercises, muscle groups, repetitions, props choice - swiss ball, rings – music)
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Design and manage projects
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Yoga • History and philosophy of Yoga. What is Yoga - meaning - definitions - benefits - 8 paths of Yoga • Types of yoga in fitness - Asanas (definition - basic Asanas - variations - alignment). • Sun Salutation mild, A, B ) Pranayama (breathing) - meditation – relaxation. Pranayama and meditation benefits • exercise lesson plan - lesson oganisation - teaching methods. asanas indications-contraindications attention points • anatomy - kinesiology - physiology of yoga • Yoga & different populations Pilates • History of Pilates - What is Pilates. benefits of Pilates. basic principles of a pilates program - Modern Pilates". body alignment. • basic characteristics of the right body alignment of indivoduals in modern society. The core in human body - perineum muscles. breathing technique, breathing exercises • warming up - introductory exercises • suggested exercise sequence in a basic and intermediate level • Props Pilates • exercise lesson plan - lesson oganisation - teaching methods. asanas indications-contraindications attention points Pilates & different populations
Keywords
power yoga, hatha yoga, pilates, swiss ball, mini ball, sun salutation
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures40.2
Fieldwork220.8
Internship301.2
Project220.8
Total783
Student Assessment
Description
Final Practical assessment (60%)that includes performance and presentation of basic asanas/exercises and the presentation of a yoga/ or pilates program Final oral assessment(40%) that includes: - Analysis and application of concepts on a short case study - Problem solving about planning yoga and pilates programs - Comparative assessment in theory of yoga / pilates
Student Assessment methods
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
  • ORAL AND PRACTICAL PRESENTATION OF THE EXERCISE PROGRAM (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
BLOUNT, T., & McKENZIE, E. (2007). ΠΙΛΑΤΕΣ. ΞΕΝΙΑ ΚΩΣΤΟΠΟΥΛΟΥ. ΑΘΗΝΑ. MΟRIABADI, U. (2006). PILATES O ΠΛΗΡΗΣ ΟΔΗΓΟΣ ΕΚΜΑΘΗΣΗΣ, ΣΑΛΤΟΥ ΕΛΙΣΑΒΕΤ: ΘΕΣ/ΝΙΚΗ. BROOK, S. (2005). PILATES KAI ΣΩΜΑ. Σ. ΠΑΤΑΚΗΣ ΑΝΩΝΥΜΗ ΕΜΠΟΡΙΚΗ ΕΚΔΟΤΙΚΗ ΚΑΙ ΔΙΑΝΕΜΗΤΙΚΗ ΕΤΑΙΡΕΙΑ: ΑΘΗΝΑ
Additional bibliography for study
ΦΙΛΙΝΗΣ, Μ. (2009). ΔΙΔΑΚΤΙΚΕΣ ΤΕΧΝΙΚΕΣ ΤΗΣ HATHA YOGA. ΑΘΛΟΤΥΠΟ: ΑΘΗΝΑ.
Last Update
02-09-2019