Estudos Práticos V - Desportos de Exploração da Natureza e de Adaptação ao Meio - Educação Física e Desporto - Sem Ramos - Especialidades

ECTS / Credit Units
Year: 2 / 1º Semestre
Plan: 2015/16
Scientific Area: DEP
Level: Básico

Semestral Hour Load

Theorical: 8.00
Theorical-Pratical: 16.00
Pratical and Laboratorial: 24.00


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Degree having this Course

Degree - Branch Degree Plan Year
Educação Física e Desporto - Sem Ramos - Especialidades 2015/16

Teaching Staff

Ana José Aguiar Rodrigues
Ana José Aguiar Rodrigues

Responsável pelas Pautas
Ensino teórico
Ensino teórico-prático
Ensino prático e laboratorial

Course Information

Course Objectivs

With the development of this curricular unit, we pretend that the student must be able of:

1.Understand and explain the sport, using a structure of knowledge

2. Understand the potential of Nature Activities in RAM

3. Experience in the field of Nature Activities, through the practice

4. Learn the techniques and methodologies to address the activities.

5. Understand the areas associated with implementing this type of activity in the real world: risk management, environmental education, and careful planning.

Evaluation Criteria

The evaluation in the curricular unit consists of the following parameters: (i) theoretical-practical test (15%); (ii) Group work 1 (15%); (iii) individual work (15%); (iv) Group work 2 (20%); (v) Practical assessment 1 (7.5%); (vi) Practical assessment 2 (7.5%) (vii) Continuous assessment (20%) based on the following criteria: attendance, participation and written assignments. It is required the attend in a minimum of 75% of total of sessions.

Program Resume (get program detail)

1. Nature Exploration Activities and the Environment Adaptation

1.1 Fundamentals

1.2 Philosophy

1.3 Legislation

2 Risk and Exploration Activities of Nature and the Environment Adaptation

2.1 Concept of risk, danger, accidents and incidents

2.2 Role of passive and active safety

2.3 Approach to the inherent risk and acceptable risk

2.4 Risk management plan conception, identification, evaluation, control and adjust the risk

2.5 Emergency Plan

3 Introduction to Leadership in Activities of outdoor

3.1. concept

3.2. functions

3.3. effective leadership

3.4. Steps in the formation of a leader

4. Activities in nature and environmental ethics

5. Planning the activities in nature

5.1. Pre-activity

5.2. During the activity

5.3. The post-activity

6. Approach activities with potential in Madeira

6.1. Snorkelling

6.2 Levadas

6.3 Orienteering

6.4 Trail

6.5 Canoeing

6.6 Bodyboard

7. Planning and promotion activities of outdoor

Main Bibliography

Bunting, C. (2006). Interdisciplinary Teaching Through Outdoor Education. Champaign, Illinois: Human Kinetics. (Cota: 371.3 BUN Int)

Kosseff, A. (2003). AMC Guide to outdoor leadership. Boston: Appalachian Mountain Club Books.

Priest, S., & Gass, M.A. (2005). Effective Leadership In Adventure Programming (2nd ed.). Champaign, Illinois: Human Kinetics.

Other Biographical Sources / Support Documents

Student Support

Monday 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

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Horário de antendimento:

segunda-feira 8:30 às 10:00