General information

Subject type: Basic

Coordinator: Marc Terradellas Fernández

Trimester: First term

Credits: 6

Teaching staff: 

Marc Carmona Serra
Pau Mateu Samblás 

Teaching languages

  • Catalan
  • Spanish
  • English

· Catalan

· Spanish

· English


Basic skills
  • B7 Apply knowledge to their work or vocation professionally and have demonstrable skills through the elaboration and defense of arguments and problem solving within their area of ​​study

  • Have the ability to gather and interpret relevant data to make judgments that include reflection on relevant social, scientific, or ethical issues

  • B9 Be able to convey information, ideas, problems and solutions to both specialized and non-specialized audiences

  • B10 Develop the learning skills needed to undertake further studies with a high degree of autonomy

  • B1 Demonstrate knowledge in a field of study that is based on general secondary education, and is usually found at a level that, while supported by advanced textbooks, also includes some aspects that involve knowledge from the vanguard of his field of study.

Specific skills
  • E1 Carry out the teaching-learning processes related to the physical activity of sport, paying attention to the individual, collective and contextual characteristics of people

  • E2 Promote the formation of lasting and autonomous habits of physical activity and sport

  • E6 Apply the physiological, biomechanical, behavioral and social principles to the different fields of physical activity and sport

  • E9 Do physical activity and sports programs

General competencies
  • G1 Identify the object of study of the Sciences of Physical Activity and Sport

  • G2 Acquire basic scientific training applied to physical activity and sport in its different manifestations

  • G3 Recognize the epistemological and historical and educational foundations of physical activity and sport

  • G5 Describe the behavioral and social factors that condition the practice of physical activity and sport

  • G11 Develop written and audiovisual texts related to the Sciences of Physical Activity and Sport

  • G12Apply fundamental rights and equal opportunities for men and women, the principles of equal opportunities and universal accessibility for persons with disabilities, solidarity, environmental protection and the values ​​of a culture of peace and democratic values

Transversal competences
  • T2 Apply information and communication technologies (ICT) to the field of Physical Activity and Sports Sciences

  • T3 Use the sources of certified scientific knowledge in the field of Physical Activity and Sports Sciences

  • T4 Apply knowledge to their work in a professional way with the elaboration and defense of arguments and problem solving within the area of ​​Physical Activity and Sports Sciences

  • T6 Generate resources for adapting to new situations and solving problems, and for autonomous learning and creativity

  • T7 Incorporate habits of excellence and quality for professional practice

  • T8 Act within the ethical principles necessary for the correct professional exercise according to the normative framework

  • T1 Understand the scientific literature in the field of physical activity and sport in English and other languages ​​with a significant presence in the scientific field.


In this XNUMXst century, the teaching of Physical Education, Physical Activity and Sport needs critical and reflective professionals, with a high component of ethical and moral commitment, about their teaching actions and the cultural and social phenomena that they surround us.

From this perspective, the main purpose of this subject is to present the pedagogical and didactic foundations linked to Physical Education, Physical Activity and Sport from the approach to the four topics of the program.

The first topic, “Pedagogical and didactic bases of Physical Education, Physical Activity and Sport”, serves as an introduction to the basic concepts of education, pedagogy and didactics in order to substantiate the formative potential of Physical Activity. and Sport in the vital process of the human being. Next, this first topic studies the past, present and future of Physical Education, and finally ends by reflecting on values ​​education in these disciplines.

The purpose of the second topic, "Curricular Foundations of Physical Education", is to place students in the legal and institutional framework that regulates the current Education Laws, to later delve into the current Decrees and the deployments of their respective curricula, in both ESO and Baccalaureate.

The third topic, "Principles of pedagogical and didactic intervention in the teaching of Physical Education, Physical Activity and Sport" will allow to explore and reflect on the profiles and roles of professionals in this field and, finally , will help to know the main didactic and methodological bases for the preparation, the management and the evaluation of the practice.

Finally, and from a current point of view, with the fourth topic of study, "Pedagogical models in Physical Education and Sport: from theory to practice" it is intended that students can develop various proposals for teaching-learning that are framed in the most current and innovative pedagogical models.

“This subject has methodological and digital resources to make possible its continuity in non-contact mode in the case of being necessary for reasons related to the Covid-19. In this way, the achievement of the same knowledge and skills that are specified in this teaching plan will be ensured. ”


Learning outcomes

1. Explain the structure and operation of the UPF and the educational project of the ESCCS (School of Health Sciences).

2. Describe the bases of education and the principles of physical education and sport for the integral training of people.

  • Differentiate pedagogy, education and didactics.
  • Thinking of education as human communication: educability and educativity
  • Understand the pedagogical, formative and values ​​bases of physical education and sport

3. Explain in a coherent way the curricular foundations of physical education formal.

  • Discriminate and justify formal, informal and non-formal education.
  • Analyze the education system and its contribution to physical education, sport and physical activity.
  • Study the competency-based curriculum.


Working methodology

The methodology of the subject will be carried out combining face-to-face classroom time, with autonomous work time, with the support of the virtual learning environment. The percentage of time the student spends is distributed as follows:



Face-to-face sessions in the classroom

(theory exhibition, seminars, personalized tutorials)

Theoretical exhibitions with audiovisual support and active student participation simulations, role-playing games, group work, application of practice to theory, problem-based learning (PBL), presentations by students, simulations



Article reading, personal study, problem solving, information searches (bibliography, webography), guided works (questionnaires, wikis, debates, forums ...), model reproduction, video capsules, problem solving


Both in the face-to-face sessions and in the autonomous work, the student will work individually and in work groups.

Each ECTS is equivalent to 25 hours of student dedication, considering the time invested in the total of the activities related to the face-to-face time and the time of autonomous work, that the professor of the subject guides, as well as the reading times, information search, connection to the Virtual Classroom, elaboration of works, etc.





1.1. Conceptual approach: Pedagogy, Didactics, Physical Education, Physical Activity and Sport.

1.2. Critical Pedagogy in Physical Education: conceptualization, origins and principles.

1.3. Origins and historical evolution of Physical Education.

1.4. XNUMXst Century Physical Education: Where to Go?

1.5. Physical Education and Sports and Recreational Activity as a space for values ​​education.


2.1. Formal, non-formal and informal education. Formal Education in Spain and Catalonia: basic legislation.

2.2. The competence curriculum of Physical Education in ESO and Baccalaureate.

2.3. Methodological guidelines and for the evaluation of the subject in ESO.


3.1. Teacher profiles and roles / monitoring and analysis of key teaching competencies.

3.2. Professional practice and education: the code of ethics for professionals in Physical Education and Sport.


4.1. Basic methodologies and models: Cooperative learning; Sports education; Comprehensive model (TGfU); Adventure education; Personal and social responsibility; Attitudinal style; and Self-construction of materials.

4.2. Innovative pedagogical models: Gamification; Teaching contract; Problem-based learning; Learning and service; and Project-based learning.

Learning activities

The activities of the subject follow the system of continuous evaluation, that is to say, that throughout the term the professor raises several activities, that the students must solve and deliver. The work of each one of the activities allows to value to the student, the follow-up that does to the asignatura and the elements of improvement, from the comments and notes that the professor will do of the activities.

The proposed activities can be individual or in work groups. The teacher gives the instructions so that the students can elaborate and deliver them. All the activities proposed are designed so that students have a practical perspective on the topics that are developed throughout the ten weeks of the term.

Evaluation system

Qualification system (Royal Decree 1125/2003, of 5 September) that establishes the European system of credits and the system of qualifications to the university degrees of official character and validity in all the state territory:

0 - 4,9: Suspended

5,0 - 6,9: Approved

7,0 - 8,9: Notable

9,0 - 10: Excellent

The pass of the subject is obtained with a grade equal to or higher than 5 points(out of 10 points) according to the following weighting table: 

Evaluation activity 


Assessed skills 

Individual work 



CB2, CB3, CB5,
G1, G2, G3, G5, G11, G12 T1, T2, T3, T4, T6, T7, T8

Group work 


CB1, CB4
G1, G2, G3, G5, G11, G12 T1, T2, T3, T4, T5, T6, T7, T8 E1, E6, E9 



CB1, CB2, CB3, T1, T6, T7, T8 



Evaluation activity 



Individual work


Any Note

Group work 


Any Note




  • Minimum-compulsory attendance at face-to-face and online sessions of 60%. Faults are not justifiable.
  • Delivery of work on time. Overtime jobs are not accepted. In this case, the student will have a zero in the task. 
  • Compliance with the rules of the “Commitment to group work” signed at the beginning of the quarter.
  • Do not plagiarize any of the activities and / or tasks. Don't be fooled.


- The mark of the exam must be 5 or higher to average with the rest of the evaluation activities. In case of not being approved it would go directly to the recovery.

The total or partial copy in any of the learning activities will mean a "Not Presented" in the subject, without option to present in the proof of recovery and without prejudice of the opening of a file for this reason . ”


Evaluation activity 



Individual work 



Group work 













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