621004 VO Sports Sociology

summer semester 2020 | Last update: 05.05.2020 Place course on memo list
VO Sports Sociology
VO 1
each semester

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.

see dates
Group 0
Date Time Location
Tue 2020-03-03
09.15 - 10.45 S01 S01
Tue 2020-03-10
09.15 - 10.45 S01 S01
Tue 2020-03-17
09.15 - 10.45 S01 S01
Tue 2020-03-24
09.15 - 10.45 S01 S01
Tue 2020-03-31
09.15 - 10.45 S01 S01
Tue 2020-04-21
09.15 - 10.45 S01 S01
Tue 2020-04-28
09.15 - 10.45 S01 S01
Tue 2020-05-05
09.15 - 10.45 S01 S01