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Methdologies of Intervention in Nature Sports

Scholar Year: 2022/2023 - 1S

Code: DN16    Acronym: MIDN
Scientific Fields: Desporto
Section/Department: Science and Technology


Acronym N. of students Study Plan Curricular year ECTS Contact hours Total Time
TSPDN 23 5,0 45 135,0

Teaching weeks: 15


Fernando Jorge Lourenço dos SantosHead

Weekly workload

Hours/week T TP P PL L TC E OT OT/PL TPL O S
Type of classes


Type Teacher Classes Hours
Contact hours Totals 1 3,00
Daniel Jorge Martins Coelho Pó   3,00

Teaching language


Intended learning outcomes (Knowledges, skills and competencies to be developed by the students)

To know the principles and methodological foundations for the planning of physical and sporting activity.
Pedagogical basis for intervention in physical and sports activity.
Master the process of conception, control and evaluation of intervention programs and projects.
Master the process of pedagogical intervention in physical and sports activities.
Master the technical-methodological and scientific aspects of nature sports.
Know the strategies used in planning, organizing, conducting nature sports.


Theoretical fundamentals of physical activity and sport.
Efficacy and pedagogical success in sport.
Stages of the professional development process of a teacher and / or coach.
Methodological bases for planning and intervention in the field of physical activity and sport.
The evaluation process in the field of physical activity and sport.

Demonstration of the syllabus coherence with the UC intended learning outcomes

The Methodology of Intervention in Sports of Nature reveals itself as a fundamental pillar for the understanding of forms and methods of intervention in this specific area, reason why it is intended to equip the student with knowledge that allows them to understand the bases for the intervention in sports of nature .

Teaching methodologies

Exposition of topics by the teacher; Oriented discussion of themes in plenary and / or small groups; Carrying out practical or applied work; Preparation of written works; Presentation and discussion of group work.

Demonstration of the teaching methodologies coherence with the curricular unit's intended learning outcomes

The expected skills are in the following areas:
- Appropriation and mastery of knowledge related to the various topics covered;
- Use, in a judicious and well-founded way, of the knowledge acquired in practical / applied situations.
- Ability of bibliographical research in the accomplishment of written works and / or oral presentations.

Assessment methodologies and evidences

Continuous evaluation
- Participation - 10%.
- Group work - 30%.
- Tests - 60% (30% + 30%).
Final exam: Students who do not obtain a final grade of 9.5 or higher in the continuous assessment regime will be referred for final examination.

Attendance system

Each student is expected to be at least 75% of the practical application sessions and to analyze and discuss the proposed tasks and execute the assessment products in close relation with the UC teachers, except students with special status.


Wilmore, J.H., Costill, D.L., Kenney, W.L. (2011). Physiology of Sport and Exercise. (5th eds). Human Kinetics: Champaign.
Armor, K. (2011). Sport Pedagogy - An Introduction for Teaching and Coaching, Pearson Education Limited Editions. Essex.
Carling, C., Reilly, T., Williams, A. (2009). Performance assessment for field sports. London: Routledge.
Martens, R. (2009) Sucessfull Coaching. Human Kinetics. IL.
Sarmento, P. (2004). Pedagogy of Sport and Observation, Edições FMH, Lisboa.
Laboratory of Sports Sciences and several scientific instruments of control and evaluation of the practices.

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