621004 VO Sports Sociology

summer semester 2017 | Last update: 07.09.2017 Place course on memo list
VO Sports Sociology
VO 1

Basics of sports sociology and socialisation in terms of sports; knowledge about sports in social context; understanding the relation between sports and society by means of selected examples; comprehension of gender specific and intercultural characteristics of exercise and sports; sports as tool for integration and inclusion.


Significance of sports in society; sportive activities in Austria as compared to Europe; sports institutions and funding; economical influence of physical exercise on the health system; integration through sports; relationship between sports and media, politics, economics, religion, race, gender, youth, etc.; application of empirical social research methods.


Self-study-provided literature, Lecture, discussion.

Written exam (if necessary intermediate written examination)

Will be discussed in the first lesson.

not applicable
see dates
Group 0
Date Time Location
Tue 2017-03-14
09.15 - 10.45 S01 S01
Tue 2017-03-21
09.15 - 10.45 S01 S01
Tue 2017-03-28
09.15 - 10.45 S01 S01
Tue 2017-04-04
09.15 - 10.45 S01 S01
Tue 2017-04-25
09.15 - 10.45 S01 S01
Tue 2017-05-02
09.15 - 10.45 S01 S01
Wed 2017-10-11
17.00 - 18.00 USI PC-Raum USI PC-Raum Prüfungstermin