Class Organization and Management of Sport

  • Presentation


    The Curricular Unit of Organization and Development of Sport and Physical Activities is part of the curricular plan of the 1st Cycle in Physical Education and Sport and allows students to present the National and International Sports System, namely the different organizations and documents that govern it. Through research and collection of normative information related to the area of ¿¿Sport and Physical Activities, students will know and recognize the different documents, national and international, that regulate Sport. They will be able to master the factors and stages of organizing sporting events and in this way they will be able to define, plan, organize and implement an action plan for a sporting event or activity.

  • Code


  • Syllabus


    1. Concept of Sport and its evolution.
    2. Modern Olympic Movement.
    2.1. Principles of the Olympic Charter.
    3. European Charter for Sport.
    3.1. Sports Code of Ethics.
    3.2. European Convention against Doping.
    4. International Charter for Physical Education, Physical Activity and Sport - UNESCO.
    5. Organization and Regulatory Framework of the Portuguese Sports System.
    5.1. Basic Law of Physical Activity and Sport.
    6. Introduction to Sports Organization and Management.
    6.1. Management of Infrastructures, Facilities and Sports Equipment.
    6.2. Planning and management of sporting events in different contexts.
    6.3. Scope of action of a sports manager.
    7. Marketing and advertising in Sports.
    7.1. Analysis, action plans and strategies.

  • Objectives


    1. Consolidate knowledge related to the sports phenomenon and its extensions and specificities.
    2. Characterize Sport from a systemic and organizational perspective.
    3. Characterize and understand the regulatory framework of the European and Portuguese sports system, considering the European and national guiding references.
    4. Present the fundamental principles of activities related to sports organization and management.
    5. Characterize sport management as a professional intervention area, identifying the main functions and associated skills.
    6. Identify the sports market.
    7. Introduce the basic theoretical assumptions in the areas of organizational development, marketing and sports event management.

  • Teaching methodologies and assessment

    Teaching methodologies and assessment

    Different teaching methodologies (ME) will be used: Viewing and discussing documentaries/videos (ME1), Small group activities (ME2), Feedback provided by the teacher on the work developed (ME3).

  • References


    Carta Europeia do Desporto, in: Carta Olímpica, in:

    Carta Internacional da Educação Física, da Atividade Física e do Desporto - UNESCO, in:

    Código de Ética Desportiva (2014), Instituto Português do Desporto e Juventude, Lisboa Código Mundial Antidopagem (2021), World Anti-Doping Agency

    Convenção Europeia contra o Doping in: Correia, A. & Biscaia, R. (2020). Gestão do Desporto: Compreender para gerir. FMH.

    Gestão de Desporto, Manual de Formação de Treinadores, Instituto Português do Desporto e Juventude Lei n.º 5/2007, de 16 de Janeiro - Lei de Bases da Actividade Física e do Desporto.

    Hoye, R., Misener, K. Naraine, M., & Ordway, C. (2022). Sport management: principles and applications. Routledge.

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