Information Package / Course Catalogue
Talent Identification in Sport
Course Code: BSÖ581
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 2
Prt.: 1
Credit: 3
Lab: 0
ECTS: 7
Objectives of the Course

The aim of this course is to teach students how to provide the right guidance in talent identification.

Course Content

Provides a talent selection.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.Knows the concept of talent in sports
2.Knows the screening fields of talented athletes
3.Knows the characteristics of talented athletes
4.Knows the stages of talent identification
5.Makes observations for talent identification
6.Knows talent identification methods in sports and applies some of them
Recommended or Required Reading
1. Kaldur, Triin; Kals, Jaak; Ööpik, Vahur; Burk, Andres; Kampus, Priit; Zagura, Maksim; Zilmer, Mihkel; Unt, Eve, Applied Physiology, Nutrition & Metabolism Dec2013
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Talent in general, the concept and definition of talent in sports
Week 2 - Theoretical
Types of talent, dynamic talent based on static theory of learning
Week 3 - Theoretical
Characteristics of talented athletes, talent identification, its advantages and disadvantages
Week 4 - Theoretical
Prerequisites for talent identification
Week 5 - Theoretical
Structural factors in talent identification
Week 6 - Theoretical
Psycho-social factors in talent identification
Week 7 - Practice
Methods of talent identification in sports (natural and scientific identification)
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm exam
Week 9 - Theoretical
Stages in talent identification (Stages 1., 2., and 3.)
Week 10 - Theoretical
Screening fields of talented athletes - Schools, summer schools, youth centers
Week 11 - Theoretical
The role of clubs and federations in talent education
Week 12 - Theoretical
The responsibilities of adults in talent education - Expectations from coaches, Ph. Ed. teachers and family
Week 13 - Theoretical
The responsibilities of adults in talent education - Expectations from coaches, Ph. Ed. teachers and family
Week 14 - Theoretical
Expectations from referees, Media, broadcasting corporations and spectators
Week 15 - Theoretical
Revision
Week 16 - Final Exam
Final Exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory1455140
Individual Work44432
Midterm Examination1112
Final Examination1112
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)176
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PÇ-1
PÇ-2
PÇ-3
PÇ-4
PÇ-5
PÇ-6
OÇ-1
4
5
5
3
4
5
OÇ-2
4
4
3
3
5
4
OÇ-3
4
5
4
5
5
4
OÇ-4
5
5
4
5
5
3
OÇ-5
3
5
4
4
4
5
OÇ-6
4
4
5
5
5
4
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