General information

Course type AMUPIE
Module title Body Shape
Language English
Module lecturer dr Marek Kruk
Lecturer's email
Lecturer position Senior lecturer
Faculty The School of Physical Education and Sport
Semester 2024/2025 (summer)
Duration 30


Gym classes using equipment

Module aim (aims)

Body Shape is a modern form of fitness exercise that sculpts the entire body. In addition to visual changes in the appearance of your figure, exercises improve your well-being and give you an energy boost. Thanks to Body Shape exercises, you can sculpt critical parts of your body: belly, thighs, buttocks and arms. Regular training results in a slimmer figure and improved skin firmness. During Body Shape program, additional props are used in the form of dumbbells, resistance bands or steps. Examples of basic exercises are all strengthening exercises. After completing them, i.e. just before the end of the training, you should spend a few minutes stretching and relaxing.

Pre-requisites in terms of knowledge, skills and social competences (where relevant)

Having a student status erasmus General competencies to be achieved. The student will:1. Learn the importance of healthful living and its contributions to his/herphysical, mental, social, and spiritual growth.2. Learn an activity that can be used in leisure time.3. Develop an interest in Body Shape.4. Develop an adequate skill in Body Shape.5. Better body feeling. 6. Improving his motor skills and posture. 7. Improving control, economy and coordination of movements. 8. Increased self-acceptance and improved well-being. 9.Awareness of the need for physical activity every day.


1. Safety and hygiene of classes
2. Learning how to warm up, how to properly distribute force in individual stages of exercise
3. Developing endurance through an intensive warm-up
4. strengthening exercises with easy balls
5. Abdominal and back muscle exercises
6. Exercises with dumbbells - strengthening the hand muscles
7. Stretching exercises with bands
8. Learning to roll
9. Leg strengthening exercises
10. Exercises in pairs - learning to support each other in exercises
11. Exercises using handrails - strengthening and stretching
12. Nordic walking

Reading list

1. D. Ambroży, A. Ambroży "Fitnes in physical culture", Kraków, 2010
2. D. Olex "Fitnes - methodology and practice", Katowice, 2001
3. D. Olex-Mierzejewska "Fitnes - theoretical and methodological basis for conducting classes", Katowice, 2002