VV063 Computers and Ergonomy

Faculty of Informatics
Spring 2021
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 2 credit(s) (plus extra credits for completion). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Taught online.
PaedDr. Hana Vrtělová (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
PaedDr. Hana Vrtělová
Department of Machine Learning and Data Processing - Faculty of Informatics
Supplier department: Department of Machine Learning and Data Processing - Faculty of Informatics
Wed 16:00–17:50 Virtuální místnost
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: 19/20, only registered: 11/20, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 11/20
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
Aim of the course is to teach the student to understand the basic principles of working ergonomy with PC and working desk techniques, to evaluate concrete working conditions and to prevent health impairment.
Learning outcomes
Successful graduates will gain:
understanding of basic principles of ergonomics of competer workplace;
some practical exercsises for correction of body deformation due to office work.
  • 1. Theory: The Introduce. Ergonomy of the office workplace I.Practice: Ergonomic evaluation of the sulf workplace. 2. Theory: Ergonomy of the office wolkplace II (quality of indoo environment) Practice: Ergonomic simple ways improoving the workplace. Exercise with overballs. 3. Theory: Functional anathomy 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 hold the body, stereotypes of mooving. Practice: Exercises for compensation of the wronghold of the body. 7.Theory: Functional anathomy 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 hold of the body 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 the 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, comparrison with dietary guidelines.
  • * Phea Sant, S. Ergonomics, Work and Health. London : The Maxmillan Press LTD, 1991. ISBN 0-333-48997-7 * Daňková I, Hrubá,D.: Vybrané kapitoly z ergonomie v tisku * Glivický_, V., Hladký, A. škodí poíta našemu zdraví? 1. Vyd. Praha: COBEX Bo
Teaching methods
lectures, practical exercise, homeworks
Assessment methods
written tests, Coloquium
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2008, Spring 2009, Autumn 2009, Spring 2010, Autumn 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Autumn 2012, Spring 2013, Autumn 2013, Spring 2014, Autumn 2014, Spring 2015, Autumn 2015, Spring 2016, Autumn 2016, Spring 2017, Autumn 2017, Spring 2018, Autumn 2018, Spring 2019, Autumn 2019, Spring 2020, Autumn 2020, Autumn 2021, Spring 2022.
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