376-1715-00L  Introduction to Sports and Exercise Therapy

SemesterSpring Semester 2019
LecturersK. Marschall
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionGerman
CommentPrerequisite: Successful participation in the course Practical Course in Motor Learning (376-0014-00L).

AbstractThe lecture provides a theoretical and practical introduction to sports and exercise therapy and forms the basis for a qualification as sports and exercise therapist.
ObjectiveThe students are familiar with the profession Sports and Exercise Therapist. They are familiar with political and psychological aspects of health in sports and exercise therapy and gain knowledge of basic quality management.
Students are able to apply models such as ICF and modification of health behavior in case studies.
ContentThe role of physical activity and exercise in the health care system of Switzerland; project management;
ICF International Classification of Functioning; indication, goal setting, assessments, evaluation, epidemiology, health models such as salutogenesis, Rokeach; health psychology
LiteratureSchüle/Huber: Grundlagen der Sport- und Bewegungstherapie, Deutscher Ärzteverlag, Köln 2012;
H.Deimel et al.: Neue aktive Wege in Prävention und Rehabilitation, Deutscher Ärzte-Verlag, Köln 2007
Prerequisites / NoticeRequirement:"Introduction of Exercise Therapy" passed or during the first half of FS 2019.
The course forms the starting point for a qualification as exercise therapist. Together with the courses "Basics of Sports and Exercise Therapy" and "Practical basics of Sports and Exercise Therapy" 3 it is recognised as basic level toward the certificate of advanced studies in sports and exercise therapy (equivalent to "Basismodul").
At the last day will be an open-book-test.