Subject: Organization and Innovation in Physical Education and School Sport

Scientific Area:

Sport Sciences


64 Hours

Number of ECTS:




Overall objectives:

1. - To identify and understand the responsibilities of physical education teachers in organizing curricular activities and school sports;
2. - To analyze and interpret the physical education programs and school sports, according to the school context and create conditions for innovation and change the current routines;
3. - To develop the scientific knowledge on a topic of the course program;
4. - To develop a critical thinking and reflective practice, respecting the ethical and civic values of teaching.


1. - The curricular organization of physical education: potentialities and limitations
2. - Physical Education as a means of personal development and social
3. - The professional excellence in Physical Education and School Sports
4. - Methods of Teaching Physical Education and Sport
5. - The strategy and the school educational project
6. - The organization and innovation in school sports
7. - Sports Education Model
8. - The school sports club
9. - Research work development in Physical Education and Sports and School Sports


Ministério da Educação, Governo da República Portuguesa , 2001 , Programa de Educação Física (reajustamento) , Disponível em:
MacPhail, A., Kirk, D. & Kinchin, G. , 2004 , Sport Education: Promoting team affiliation through physical education. , Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 106-122
Marreiros, J. , 2006 , Desporto Escolar: que realidade? Contributo para a caracterização deste subsistema de ensino , Edição Cosmos
Rosado, A. , 1998 , Nas margens da Educação Física e do Desporto , dições FMH, Universidade Técnica de Lisboa
Siedentop, D. , 1998 , What is sport education and how does it work? , Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance
Soares, J. , 2001 , A Liderança e a Organização como Factores de Desenvolvimento do Clube Desportivo Escolar. , Revista Horizonte
Ministério da Educação e Ciência, Governo da República Portuguesa , 2014 , Regime jurídico da habilitação profissional para a docência na educação pré -escolar e nos ensinos básico e secundário , Decreto-Lei n.º 79/2014 de 14 de maio. Diário da República
Sinelnikov, O. & Hastie, P. , 2010 , A motivational analysis of a season of Sport Education , Physical Education & Sport Pedagogy
Soares, J.; Antunes, H , 2016 , Modelo de Educação Desportiva: características, vantagens e precauções , In Problemáticas da Educação Física II . Lopes, H., Alves, R., Rodrigues, A., Correia, A., Simões,
Siedentop, D.; Hastie,P. & Van Der Mars, H. , 2011 , Complete Guide to Sport Education , Second Edition, Human Kinetics

Assesssment methods and criteria:

Classification Type: Quantitativa (0-20)

Evaluation Methodology:
The teaching-learning process will consist of lectures, supplemented by theorical-practical classes and laboratory practices. For students to be able to achieve the proposed goals will be encouraging their active participation through dialogue, inquiry and application of knowledge and skills acquired. Texts and documents will be provided to support the content covered. It stimulated the scientific knowledge, working through proposals that call for the search of new bibliographic sources, analysis and interpretation of data and critical thinking. The knowledge and skills will be evaluated in three different ways: evaluation of the continuous work that involves the participation in the classes (10% of the final classification); design and presentation of a group work (40% of the final grade); written test (50% of final grade).