University of Zagreb

Faculty of Kinesiology

Nordic Walking
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Nordic Walking
Code: 123961
ECTS: 2.0
Lecturers in charge: prof. dr. sc. Gordana Furjan-Mandić
Lecturers: prof. dr. sc. Gordana Furjan-Mandić - Seminar

prof. dr. sc. Gordana Furjan-Mandić - Exercises of applied kinesiology
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1. komponenta

Lecture typeTotal
Lectures 6
Exercises of applied kinesiology 12
Seminar 12
* Load is given in academic hour (1 academic hour = 45 minutes)
2.1.Course objectives To acquire necessary theoretical knowledge and practical skills in Nordic walking and to learn to apply Nordic walking in the educational process (PE classes), physical recreation, kinesitherapy and sport.

2.2.Course enrolment requirements and entry competences required for the course No enrolment requirements.

2.3.Learning outcomes at the level of the programme to which the course contributes The course provides basic knowledge in Nordic walking which represent a requirement for facilitating course mastering on elective module Fitness.

2.4.Learning outcomes expected at the level of the course (4 to 10 learning outcomes)
- acquisition of Nordic walking technique
- acquisition of methodological procedures for instructing Nordic walking
- application of Nordic walking in physical education
- application of Nordic walking in sport
- application of Nordic walking in physical recreation
- application of Nordic walking in kinesitherapy

2.5.Course content broken down in detail by weekly class schedule (syllabus)
Theoretical lectures (each topic is covered with 2 classes)
1.History of Nordic walking and the influence of Nordic walking on anthropological status
2.Kinesiological and biomechanical analysis of Nordic walking
3.Application of Nordic walking in physical education, sport, physical recreation and kinesitherapy
Theoretical-practical lectures and exercises (each topic is covered with 2TPL+2E)
1.Walking techniques in fitness (power walking)
2.Teaching methods for instructing Nordic walking
3.Walking techniques on flat terrain
4.Strength and flexibility developing exercises in Nordic walking
5.Programming in Nordic walking
6.Hill walking
  1. Furjan-Mandić, G, Kondrič, M. (2005). Nordijsko hodanje. u: Sekulić, D. (ur.) Zbornik radova Međunarodnog znanstveno-stručnog savjetovanja Sport, rekreacija, fitness. Split: Zavod za kineziologiju, Fakulteta prirodoslovno matematičkih znanosti i odgojnih područja, 165-169.
  2. Furjan-Mandić, G., Kondrič, M., Medved, V., Kasović, M., Oreb, G. (2005): Trunk and shoulder musculature activity in Nordic Walking using different pole lenghts. u: Milanović, D., Prot, F. (ur.) 4th International Scientific Conference on Kinesiology, Opatija, Faculty of kinesiology Zagreb, 845-847.
  3. Vdović, M. (2008). Kineziološka analiza nordijskog hodanja. Diplomski rad. Kineziološki fakultet, Zagreb.
9. semester
IK - Izborni predmeti - 9. semestar (24) - Regular studij - Kinesiology
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