Course: Legal Aspects of Physical Education and Sport

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Course title Legal Aspects of Physical Education and Sport
Course code KTV/BPATV
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminar
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Anderlová Silvie, JUDr. et Mgr.
  • Benešová Daniela, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Skalický Jiří, Doc. Ing. CSc.
Course content
Content: 1. Introduction to legal issues - the basic legal concepts and principles, the rule of law in Czech Republic, the legal sector, legal profession 2. Civil law - legal acts and their annulment, legal and natural persons, legal personality and legal capacity, rights and substantive evidence, contract 3. Business Law- companies and cooperatives, types of business, the Trade Code, types of trades 4. Labor Law- establishment and termination of employment, employment contract, agreement for work outside employment 5. Labor law - the rights and obligations of employers and employees, liable for damages 6. Sports Legislation- concept of sport, sport rules, basic human rights in sport, sports associations and clubs, civic associations, the relationship athlete vs Club 7. Civil liability and criminal liability in sport- general liability, liability for injuries to amateur and professional competitions 8. Security and legislation in education- provide swimming, skiing and other courses, prevention and management of injuries in TV, the responsibility for those entrusted 9. The fight against doping- concept, methods, penalties, Czech Republic Anti-Doping Committee, legal documents 10. Funding sport- sponsorship, grants, etc., illegal machinations of the sport 11. Legal jurisprudence in the field of sports law, sports and selected legal cases 12. Legal jurisprudence in the field of sports law, sports and selected legal cases 13. Final hours- repeating

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture supplemented with a discussion, Seminar classes
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 20 hours per semester
  • Contact hours - 26 hours per semester
  • Undergraduate study programme term essay (20-40) - 20 hours per semester
professional knowledge
The student is expected within the legal minimum in the range of high school or college education.
learning outcomes
Students: - clear the matter up the legal foundations of civil, commercial, employment and criminal justice and sports - this knowledge is applied to the model situation - legal analysis of the living situations and problems arising from sports and physical education activities - define and describe business activity in the sport - recognize and identify illegal practices in sport - identify and describe the civil and criminal liability in sport and physical education - define the concept of doping, and define and describe the rules - describe the status and operations of institutions operating in the field of sport
teaching methods
Lecture supplemented with a discussion
Seminar classes
assessment methods
Seminar work
Recommended literature
  • Králík,M. Právo ve sportu. Praha, 2001.
  • Nekola,J.,Chlumský,J. Sport bez dopingu. Praha, 1996.
  • Šíma,A.,Suk,M. Základy práva pro střední a vyšší odborné školy.. Praha, 2006.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Education Physical Education and Sport (1) Physical education and sport 2 Winter
Faculty of Education Physical Education and Sport (13) Physical education and sport 2 Winter