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Course, academic year 2023/2024
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Sport and Politics - PKIN277N
Title: Sport a politika
Guaranteed by: Department of Social Sciences Foundation in Kinanthropology (51-300000)
Faculty: Faculty of Physical Education and Sport
Actual: from 2022
Semester: winter
Points: 0
E-Credits: 2
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:1/0, C [HT]
Capacity: unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
4EU+: no
Virtual mobility / capacity: no
Key competences:  
State of the course: taught
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
priority enrollment if the course is part of the study plan
Guarantor: prof. PhDr. Marek Waic, CSc.
Annotation -
The course deals with physical education and sports changes, especially in relation to political life in the Czech lands and Czechoslovakia.
Last update: Vostatková Pavlína, PhDr., Ph.D. (20.01.2022)
Aim of the course -

The course aims to acquaint students of the study program management of physical education and sport with selected problems of the relationship between sport and politics in the past and present.

Upon completing this course, students will be able to identify the political background of sporting events.

Last update: Vostatková Pavlína, PhDr., Ph.D. (20.01.2022)
Literature -

UHLÍŘ, Boris., WAIC, Marek. Sokol proti totalitě 1938 - 1952 1. vyd. Praha : UK FTVS, 2001. 175 s. ISBN 80-86317-11-0

WAIC, Marek. Tělovýchova a sport ve službách české národní emancipace. 1 vyd. Praha: Karolinum 2013. 211 s. ISBN 978-80-246-2259-0

WAIC, Marek et al. In the Shadow of Totalitarianism; Sport and the Olympic Movement in the "Visegrád Countries" 1945-1989 Prague: Karolinum, 2014. 251 s. ISBN 978-80-246-2463-1.

KALOUS Jan., KOLÁŘ František., Sport v komunistickém Československu 1945-1989. Praha: ÚSTR a ČOV, 2015. 236 s. ISBN 978-80-87912-38-6.

WAIC, Marek. Tělesná výchova a sport v politickém životě meziválečného Československa. 2., rozšířené a upravené vydání. Praha: Univerzita Karlova, nakladatelství Karolinum, 2018. 308 s. ISBN 978-80-246-3952-9.

Last update: Vostatková Pavlína, PhDr., Ph.D. (20.01.2022)
Requirements to the exam -

Credits requirement:

written test

Last update: Vostatková Pavlína, PhDr., Ph.D. (20.01.2022)
Syllabus -

1. Sokol in the service of the Czech national emancipation and its role in the establishment of Czechoslovakia

2. Political influence of Czech associations in interwar Czechoslovakia

3. Efforts to unify Czechoslovak physical education and sport

4. Central European sport in the shadow of communist totalitarianism

5. Transformation of physical education and sport after 1989

6. Sport as part of the Cold War

7. Abuse of the Olympic Games for political purposes

Last update: Vostatková Pavlína, PhDr., Ph.D. (20.01.2022)
Learning resources - Czech


Last update: Vostatková Pavlína, PhDr., Ph.D. (20.01.2022)
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