Intergenerational Cooperation of Students and Grandparents and the Use of Pedometer in Sports Activity


Mihaela Bernetič Perhavec – OŠ Komen, Komen 61 a, 6223 Komen, Slovenia

Sports training;


Abstract: The National Symbiosis (Movement) project is being implement­ed in primary schools throughout Slovenia. In primary school, intergenera­tional sports activities were carried out by the coordinator of the mentioned project together with primary school students and their grandparents. The use of information and communication technology is one of the starting points of the physical education curriculum, and one of the general goals is the formation of positive behavioral patterns such as encouraging cooper­ation. The starting point and the goal were the main guides for the prepa­ration and implementation of intergenerational cooperation. The article describes an example of sports training prepared and carried out by stu­dents together with their grandparents, as part of a sports day and exercise hours. They prepared intergenerational hikes and training hours, during which both students and grandparents performed strength and coordina­tion exercises. During the hike, the students introduced their grandparents to the use of a pedometer. This had a very motivating effect on students and grandparents.

7th International Scientific ERAZ Conference – ERAZ 2021 – Conference Proceedings: KNOWLEDGE BASED SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT,  Online/virtual, May 27, 2021

ERAZ Conference Proceedings published by: Association of Economists and Managers of the Balkans – Belgrade, Serbia

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