Class Desportos de Raquetes

  • Presentation


    The current unit is focused on the experience and development of competencies and knowldege around racket sport with particular tradition in physical education and in Portugal and new tendencies in terms of racket sports (e.g. padel).

  • Code


  • Syllabus


    1) History, evolution and new tendencies of racket sports

    2) Characteristics of the formal and functional structures of the sports

    3) Rules and regulations

    4) Specific terminology: concepts and definitions

    5) Technical gestures: analysis and execution

    6) Critical components of the movements, analysys and interpretation

    7) Individual and collective dynamic

    8) Stages of development

  • Objectives


    The purpose of this UC is to provide basic and up-to-date theoretical and practical knowledge in the field of Racket Sports. In this sense, it is intended that students: 1) Understand the specificity of racket sports and practices and their evolution; 2) Identify, describe and perform the tactical-technical and physical demands of the games; 3) Analyze and interpret the dynamics of the assumptions and mode of activity and their specific procedures; 4) Develop observational skills.

  • Teaching methodologies and assessment

    Teaching methodologies and assessment

    Different teaching methodologies (ME) will be used: Demonstration, experimentation and practical exercise (ME1) Pedagogical practices in a simulated situation of planning, organization and intervention within the scope of teaching/learning (ME2) Resolution of practical cases (ME3), View and discussion of documentaries/videos (ME4), Small group activities (ME5), Feedback information provided by the teacher about the work developed (ME6).

  • References


    Federação Portuguesa de Badminton (2007). Leis de Jogo;

    Federação Portuguesa de Ténis (2007) - Regras Oficiais;

    Federação Portuguesa de Ténis de Mesa (2007) - Regras Oficiais;

    Linares, M., & Hortelano, M. (1994). Iniciacion al Badminton. Imagem y Deporte. Zaragoza;

    Flichtbeil, R. (2006). Aprenda Ténis. Editora Civilização.

    Federação Portuguesa de Badminton (2017). Espaço Técnico. Disponível em:

    Martins, R., Dias, G., & Mendes, P. (2017). Ténis: estratégia, percepção e acção. Imprensa da Universidade de Coimbra. 

    McAfee, R. (2009). Table tennis: steps to success. Human Kinetics.

    Federação Portuguesa de Ténis de Mesa (2013). O Ténis de Mesa vai à escola. Porto Editora.

    Sanches, P. (2018). Padel escolar. Guia prático do professor. EPAL.

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