2023-2024 / EDPH1655-1

Introduction to the foundations of training


10h Th

Number of credits

 Bachelor in physiotherapy and rehabilitation1 crédit 


Boris Jidovtseff

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the first semester, review in January


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

Knowing the energetic bases of physical exercise, identifying the factors of performance, knowing how to evaluate the main physical qualities, knowing the main training modalities, as well as the bases of planning are all fundamental concepts to know in order to understand the subtleties of a thoughtful training adapted to a sport context. These are the objectives and contents of this introductory course on the basics of training. 

This course is divided into 7 lessons

1) The factors of performance

2) The evaluation of physical qualities

3) The energy pathways

4) The modalities of energy training

5) The modalities of muscular training

6) Mobility

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

Upon completion of the course, the student will know:

-the factors of performance
-the main physical tests
-the different methods of training physical qualities seen in the course (energy channels, endurance, strength, speed, flexibility, plyometrics, etc.)
-the basic principles of weight training;
-the basic principles of planning.
-The basics of planning

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Theoretical classe lessons

Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)


Recommended or required readings

Presentation and training tools are available on My ULG. A few lessons will be podcasted.

Exam(s) in session

Any session

- In-person

written exam ( multiple-choice questionnaire, open-ended questions )

Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course


Professeur B Jidovtseff ISEPK - B.21 B.jidovtseff@uliege.be Tel : 04.366.38.94

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