Summer School – Faculty of Physical Culture

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Summer Schools 2020 CANCELLED

We are very sorry to announce that Summer Schools 2020 are cancelled due to the current world COVID-19 situation.


Summer School 2020: Promotion of Physical Activity and Healthy Lifestyle

Duration: 3 weeks
Dates: July 20 – August 8, 2020
Place: Faculty of Physical Culture, Palacký University Olomouc
Address: třída Míru 117, Olomouc, 771 11, Czech Republic
Application deadline: May 18, 2020
Tuition fee: 1 090 EUR
Application Form

Applicants will be informed of their acceptance by June 15, 2020.

Tuition fee covers participation in the courses including social programme:

  • accommodation;
  • meals (lunch only + meal box for one day trips, excluding the meals during a 3-day outdoor camp);
  • 38 hours of classes directly related to a healthy lifestyle;
  • one-week swimming block (5 intensive hours);
  • 3-day outdoor sports camp;
  • 3 cultural and sightseeing trips (Jeseníky Mountains, Prague, Vienna);
  • a tour of the historical centre of Olomouc;
  • free access to a fitness centre/swimming pool (in allocated times);
  • presentation of the diagnostic equipment of the AC Baluo research centre (testing of basic indicators of physical fitness and healthy lifestyle, measurement of anthropometric parameters, assumption of growth, determination of biological age, test of explosive force of lower limbs, assessment of muscle imbalances, examination of autonomic nervous system activity - heart rate variability).

Aims and Topics

The Summer School 2020 is intended for those who are interested in all subject linked to physical activity, healthy lifestyle and sport. These subjects cover a broad area, which allows experts and students to share experience and expertise in their respective fields of interest related to above mentioned areas. During the last decades, physical activities, healthy lifestyle issues and sport have played an increasing role in the public health sector, at least in Western countries. Sport for all and elite sport are in the centre of public attention, both promising benefits for individuals and societies. Health, fitness and well-being, as well as education and social integration, entertainment, national presentation and identity are some of the assets which are currently discussed in connection with physical activities and sport. However, it is an open question if and under what conditions physical activity, sport and health-related lifestyle changes can meet these expectations.

The Summer School provides a space to exchange ideas and knowledge about current tendencies, trends and “hot issues” as well as to share information on research, theories and methods.

List of Courses

English language (optional)
Monitoring and evaluation of physical activity
Physical fitness testing
Management in physical activity
Counselling in active lifestyle
Outdoor sports camp
Czech Folk Dances and Traditions
Wellness and fitness
Nutrition and lifestyle
Special education and disability studies
Swimming


Summer School 2020: Promotion of Adapted Physical Activity

Duration: 3 weeks
Dates: July 20 – August 8, 2020
Place: Faculty of Physical Culture, Palacký University Olomouc
Address: třída Míru 117, Olomouc, 771 11, Czech Republic
Application deadline: May 18, 2020
Tuition fee: 1 090 EUR
Application Form

Applicants will be informed of their acceptance by June 15, 2020.

Check out the promo video of APA activities!

Tuition fee covers participation in the courses including social programme:

  • accommodation;
  • meals (lunch only + meal box for one day trips, excluded Sundays lunch);
  • 60 hours of classes directly related to the Adapted Physical Activity and Special Education;
  • 1-day cycling trip to Litovelské Pomoraví Protected Landscape Area
  • 1-day therapeutic activities with horses and para-vaulting (stable Hostěnice)
  • 3 cultural and sightseeing trips (Jeseníky Mountains, Prague, Vienna);
  • a tour of the historical centre of Olomouc;
  • free access to a fitness centre/swimming pool (in allocated times);
  • presentation of the diagnostic equipment of the AC Baluo research centre (testing of basic indicators of physical fitness and healthy lifestyle, measurement of anthropometric parameters, assumption of growth, determination of biological age, test of explosive force of lower limbs, assessment of muscle imbalances, examination of autonomic nervous system activity - heart rate variability).

Aims and topics

APA Summer School 2020 is intended for those who are interested in all aspects linked to physical education, leisure time physical activity and sport for people with disability.
People with disability represent an important part of our society. During the last decades we can see increasing promotion of physical activities and sport for people with a handicap, which help them to be more involved in social life and to improve their health and well-being.

The aim of APA Summer School is to introduce issues related to physical activities for people with disabilities. APA program is divided into three parts – Introduction, Special education and APA through life.
In the first part students will be acquainted with the theory and practice of APA. They will get familiar with many sports for disabled people and they will take part in two trips – cycling and therapeutic activities with horses and para-vaulting. The second part will deal with special education and characteristics of its particular disciplines from theoretical and also practical view. The last part will introduce a life with disability from early age to senior age.

List of Courses

APA history and theory
Outdoor activities - handbikes, tandem bikes
Outdoor activities – low ropes
APA cycling trip
Therapeutic activities with horses and para-vaulting
Special education and disability studies 1–5 (intellectual disability, physical disability, visual impairment, hearing impairment)
Aquatics
Psychomotricity
Fitness
Indoor sports for visually and physically impaired
Seniors and active lifestyle
Psychomotor development, preschool age
School age - Paralympic school day, Inclusive P.E.
pAPA games
School age - teachers, Self-efficacy
Indoor activities - wheelchairs, combatives
Peer tutoring
Health physical education
Critical thinking, information, media
APA journalists - feedback
English language (optional)


General Info for All Summer Schools

To see all information about who and how to apply please click on the "more" button below.

Contact Information

Mrs. Jitka Martincová
e-mail: jitka.martincova@upol.cz
office: NC 417
phone: +420 585 636 046

Accomodation

The participants will be accommodated in the university dormitories (https://skm.upol.cz/en/).

Travel Information

In case of the participants being from the same institution / university – participants may be picked up at the Prague airport and accompanied from the airport to the accommodation facility and back. Participants from the same institution are expected to travel together to ensure smoother organization.

Who Can Apply

The Summer School is intended for bachelor and master students and strives to support them in both theoretical knowledge and practical skills. It offers students the opportunity to acquire new knowledge, to present their partial assignments throughout their short-term projects, to discuss problems, to obtain advice from experts and to build up networks.

Minimum number of participants: 20
Maximum number of participants: 30
Language: English

How to Apply

Please complete the online Application Form, read the Terms and Conditions carefully (pay special attention to part 4) and submit it.
You may choose whether to apply as an individual (i.e. each member of your group will complete the application separately) or a group (a university coordinator will complete the application for all the participants). There is a special section in the application form for the accompanying persons (e.g. coordinators, teachers etc.) applying individually.

How to Pay

Account number: 43-3855090287/0100
Variable code: 995120991
IBAN: CZ9801000000433855090287
SWIFT Code: KOMBCZPPxxx
Purpose of payment: FTK UP Summer school 2020

Deadline for the payment: May 31, 2020

Czech bank’s details
Name: Komercni Banka, a.s.
Address: Tr. Svobody 14, Olomouc 772 14
The recipient’s name: Univerzita Plackého v Olomouci
The recipient’s address: Krizkovskeho 511/8, Olomouc 779 00

Remitter’s name
Name of the person sending a payment (or name of the university in case the transaction is processed by the institution).

Upon payment, the participant shall send the confirmation of payment to Mrs Jitka Martincová (jitka.martincova@upol.cz).

Payment details to download

About Faculty of Physical Culture

Palacký University Olomouc, founded in 1573, is the second oldest university in the Czech Republic (after Charles University, Prague). The Faculty of Physical Culture is its second youngest faculty (founded in 1991).

The Faculty provides Bachelor, Master and Doctoral study programmes related to sports, physical activity, active lifestyle, and human motion & health. The number of students at the faculty is more than two thousand in full-time and part-time studies and in certified and lifelong study programs.

Over a few decades of its existence, the Faculty has become the best of sport faculties in the Czech Republic thanks to outstanding results in research and its publishing, as well as in internationalization and in evaluation of its students (competition “Faculty of the Year/Sports”).

The Faculty Institute of Active Lifestyle focuses on physical activity and health viewed from various aspects and in all stages of life. Much professional respect is enjoyed thanks to success of its research teams in projects competitions. Every year, grant projects on national and international level (Czech Scientific Agency, EU funds, NIH grants from US, International Visegrad Fund, etc.) are realized here. New campus of the Faculty, including schoolrooms, halls of residence, catering centre, and centre for applied research BALUO, has grown on the outskirts of Olomouc, a few tram stops (10 minutes) from the historical city centre.

The Application Centre BALUO is the first in Central Europe, creating the base for development and innovation of industrial production designed to promote physical activity among whole population and the base for the development of a healthy lifestyle. It is a vision and implementation of a unique model for activity and performance enhancement that will fuel sport excellence, build a healthier population and develop role models to inspire physical literacy. This paradigm focuses on the management, leadership and science of sport and wellness through an emphasis on innovation, technology and research.

Leisure Time Activities

Participants will have free time in later afternoons to explore Olomouc and socialize with other participants, Czech students and the staff of the Faculty of Physical Culture.

There will be three one-day trips during the weekends to Vienna, the Jeseníky Mountains and Prague. A guide and the transportation will be secured by the Faculty of Physical Culture.

Certification

A certificate of attendance will be delivered to each participant at the end of the Summer School.

Previous Summer Schools

Summer School 2019: Promotion of Physical Activity and Healthy Lifestyle

Duration: 3 weeks
Dates: July 15 – August 4 2019
Place: Faculty of Physical Culture, Palacký University Olomouc
Address: trida Miru 117, Olomouc, 771 11, Czech Republic
Tuition fee: 1290 EUR

Aims and Topics

The Summer School 2019 is intended for those of you who are interested in all subject linked to physical activity, healthy lifestyle and sport. These subjects cover a broad area, which allows experts and students to share experience and expertise in their respective fields of interest related to above mentioned areas. During the last decades, physical activities, healthy lifestyle issues and sport have played an increasing role in the public health sector, at least in Western countries. Sport for all and elite sport are in the centre of public attention, both promising benefits for individuals and societies. Health, fitness and well-being, as well as education and social integration, entertainment, national presentation and identity are some of the assets which are currently discussed in connection with physical activities and sport. However, it is an open question if and under what conditions physical activity, sport and health-related lifestyle changes can meet these expectations.

The Summer School provides a space to exchange ideas and knowledge about current tendencies, trends and “hot issues” as well as to share information on research, theories and methods.

List of Courses

English language
Monitoring and evaluation of physical activity
Physical fitness testing
Management in physical activity
Counselling in active lifestyle
Outdoor sports camp
Czech Folk Dances and Traditions
Wellness and fitness
Nutrition and lifestyle
Special education and disability studies
Swimming

Certification

A certificate of attendance will be delivered to each participant.