FI:VV063 Computers and Ergonomy - Course Information
VV063 Computers and ErgonomyFaculty of Informatics
- Extent and Intensity
- 1/1. 2 credit(s) (plus extra credits for completion). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
- Mgr. Sophia Nesládková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
- Guaranteed by
- doc. RNDr. Aleš Horák, Ph.D.
Department of Machine Learning and Data Processing - Faculty of Informatics
Supplier department: Department of Machine Learning and Data Processing - Faculty of Informatics
- Sat 3. 10. 9:00–15:30 A218, Sat 24. 10. 9:00–15:30 A218, Sat 21. 11. 9:00–15:30 A218, Sat 12. 12. 9:00–15:30 A218
- Course Enrolment Limitations
- The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
The capacity limit for the course is 20 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 0/20, only registered: 0/20, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/20
- fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
- there are 34 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
- Course objectives
- Aim of the course is to teach students to understand the basic principles of working ergonomy with PC and working desk techniques, to evaluate concrete working conditions and to prevent health impairment.
- 1. Theory: The Introduction. Ergonomy of the office workplace I.Practice: Ergonomic evaluation of own workplace. 2. Theory: Ergonomy of the office workplace II (quality of indoor environment) Practice: Ergonomic simple ways improving the workplace. Exercise with overballs. 3. Theory: Functional anatomy of the musculo-sceletal system. Practice: exercises for individual muscular groups. 4. Theory: Musculosceletar dysbalances. Practice: Tests of muscular dysbalances. 5. Theory: Biomechanic of musculosceletal system: Practice: Tests of muscular dysbalances - continue. 6. Theory: Right and wrong posture, stereotypes of moving. Practice: Exercises for compensation of the wrong posture. 7.Theory: Functional anatomy of the musculosceletal system II: Physiology of the blood circulation. Practice: Exercises for the prevention of the blood stasis. 8. Theory: Repetitive strain injury (RSI) Syndrome. Practice: Exercises for compensation. 9. Theory: Pain and musculosceletal system. Practice: Exercises for compensation. 10.Theory: "The school of back". Practice: The right posture during the different physical activities. 11. Theory: Fatigue, its sources and manifestations. Practice: Exercises for relaxation during the work with PC. 12. Stress, psychosocial load. Practice: Exercises for relaxation. 13. The load for eyes during the work with PC. Practice: Exercises for decreasing of the eyes load. 14. Theory: The most common health problems during the occupational activities using PC. Practice: Exercises for compensation. 15. Theory: Nutrition for sedentary work. Practice: Self evaluation of nutritional habit, comparison with dietary guidelines.
- S. Gilbertová - O. Matoušek, Ergonomie: optimalizace lidské činnosti. Praha: Grada, 2002 - 239 s. ISBN 80-247-0226-6
- Glivický, V., Hladký, A. Škodí počítač našemu zdraví? 1. vyd. Praha: Codex Bohemia, 1995. 103 s. ISBN 80-901683-8-8.
- Kombercová, J., Svobodová, M. Autorehabilitační cvičení. Cvičení, masáže, strava, akupresura, autoterapie páteře, biorytmy. 2. vyd. Olomouc: Fontana, 2000. ISBN 80-901989-9-6.
- Phea Sant, S. Ergonomics, Work and Health. London : The Maxmillan Press LTD, 1991. ISBN 0-333-48997-7
- Rašev, E. Škola zad. Praha : Directa, 1992. 222 s. ISBN 80-900272-6-1
- Teaching methods
- lectures, practical exercise, homeworks
- Assessment methods
- written tests, Coloquium
- Language of instruction
- Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
- Study Materials
The course is taught annually.