115-0331/02 – Animation and Hotel´s Sports (AHS)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of ManagementCredits3
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Václav Lednický, CSc.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Václav Lednický, CSc.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2013/2014Year of cancellation2014/2015
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
JAN0001 Mgr. Vladimíra Janečková
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit 1+2

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

• To define animation and various kinds of activities. • To use acquired knowledge in the position of animator in a hotel, a spa or recreational facility, or a sports centre. • To apply theoretical knowledge of creating animation programmes in practice. • To use knowledge of installing various sport and recreational devices in tourism facilities.

Teaching methods



The content of the subject called Animation and Hotel Sports is to define the term of animation, to present different types of animation and required personal qualities of an animator or animation manager. The emphasis is placed on the organization of animation activities in terms of economical and medical services, and the right choice of animation activities as a result of the familiarity with a certain tourism facility. Students become acquainted with the theory of recreational sport.

Compulsory literature:

EDGINTON, Christopher R. Managing Recreation, Parks, and Leisure Services: An Introduction. 3rd. ed. Urbana: Sagamore, 2008. ISBN 978-1571675286. TEZAK, Edward and Terry FOLAWN. Successful Salon and Spa Management. 6th. ed. Emeryville: Milady, 2011. ISBN 978-1435482463. WALKER, John R. Introduction to Hospitality. 5th ed. Harlow: Prentice Hall, 2008. ISBN 978-0135139288.

Recommended literature:

SHIPWAY, Richard and Alan FYALL. International Sports Events: Impacts, Experiences and Identities (Advances in Tourism). New York: Routledge, 2012. ISBN 978-0415672399.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

intermediate written test


Další požadavky na studenta

Knowledge of the rules of the various sports disciplines.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Introduction to Animation - Definition animation relationship to other disciplines - Prerequisites and possibilities of animation - Personality animator and its application 2. Culture Animations - Introduction to local cultural practices (folklore, traditions, typical features of local culture) - Lifestyle locality (country), local characteristics, socio-cultural potential, products of local culture - Cultural public figures, local minority - The economy of cultural events 3. Animation Special Interest Group - Animation for children and youth - Animation for families with children - Animation seniors 4. Fundamentals of Social Games - Games in a small group - Games rooms and outdoors - Social skills competitions and contests 5. Wellness - Definition of wellness - The individual components of wellness - Spa and hotel - Development of a wellness stay 6. First Aid in the Animation Activities - Principles of first aid - Calling emergency services 7. Theory of Recreational Sport - Principles of organization - Principles of operation of various types of sports (skiing, biking, boating, walking and hiking, horseback riding) - Necessary facilities and equipment for recreational sports 8. Sports and Relaxation Facilities in the Center of Tourism - Distribution (fitness center, sauna, steam bath, solarium, massage, swimming pools) and the importance of sports and relaxation centers - Suitability of installation of various facilities, amenities centers - Cost charakteristikajednotlivých types of devices and their instrumentation (basic, optional, etc.) 9. Rehabilitation and Fitness Training - Medical conditions of participants - Aerobic gymnastics (callanetics, steapaerobic, body form ...) - Meditative techniques, autogenic training - Massage (types, equipment, staff qualifications) 10. The Rules and the Basics of Some Sports Disciplines - Squash, tennis - Golf, minigolf - Horse riding, cycling - Artificial climbing wall The exercises are focused on mastering basic practical habits of individual sports disciplines, social games and build on mastering animation program.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2013/2014 Winter semester, validity until: 2014/2015 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
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Min. number of points
Exercises evaluation Credit 85  85
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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