bp1813 Apllied physiotherapy in internal medicine

Faculty of Sports Studies
Spring 2020
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Mgr. Robert Vysoký, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Robert Vysoký, Ph.D.
Department of Health Promotion - Faculty of Sports Studies
Supplier department: Department of Health Promotion - Faculty of Sports Studies
Timetable of Seminar Groups
bp1813/01: Mon 12:00–13:40 203 - seminární místnost, R. Vysoký
Prerequisites (in Czech)
( bp1168 Applied Physiotherapy I || bp1807 Applied physiotherapy in surgery )&& bp1171 Physiotherapy II &&( bp1173 Clinical kinesiology I || bp1873 Clinical kinesiology I )&& bp1925 Exercise physiology &&( bp1265 Physical Therapy III || bp1865 Physical Therapy III )&& bp1172 Internal medicine I && bp1297 Applied Physical Therapy III
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The course is a comprehensive view on the issue of therapeutic and strategies of rehabilitation and methodologies physiotherapy/kinesiotherapy in internal medicine with a focus on detailed problem patients with cardiovascular disease. After successfully completing the course the student will be able to confront the results and procedures in kinesiotherapy the overall team care for patients with cardiology and other internal diseases.
  • • Introduction to rehabilitation in internal medicine. Working with medical records, communication with your doctor about medical diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in connection with the determination of rehabilitation strategies. Rational choice arguments rehabilitation strategies in internal medicine in connection with the removal of physical history, assessment of functional status of the patient by physiotherapist. General indications and contraindications for rehabilitation in internal medicine. Setting of general medical and rehabilitative procedures in hospital, a rehabilitation plan recommendations after discharge from hospital.
  • • Introduction to cardiac rehabilitation patients. Interpretation of assessment of blood pressure, heart rate, subjective and objective responses in relation to the patient's physical activity. Physiological and pathological reactions to stress the circulatory system.
  • • I. cardiovascular rehabilitation phase - hospitalization. Rehabilitation strategy after uncomplicated myocardial infarction after myocardial infarction with complications, recommend suitable physical activities and the principles of secondary prevention after hospital discharge.
  • • II. cardiovascular rehabilitation phase - early posthospitalization. Structure of outpatient cardiac rehabilitation program directed at patients after myocardial infarction after aorto-coronary bypass, valve surgery, heart failure. Indications and contraindications for exercise. Determination of training intensity. Frequency and duration of training. Methods of load.
  • • The effect of physical activity on risk factors for CHD. The physiological effects of regular training in CHD. Aerobic capacity in patients with coronary heart disease. Prescription of physical activity in patients with cardiovascular disease.
  • • Rehabilitation strategies in patients with chronic heart failure hospitalization and posthospitalisation phase.
  • • Rehabilitation strategy in critically ill patients in ICU with internal diseases.
  • •Rehabilitation strategies in cardiosurgery.
  • •Rehabilitation strategies in patients after acute pulmonary embolism.
  • • Rehabilitation strategies in patients with peripheral arterial disease and venous system of lower limbs.
  • • Rehabilitation strategies and prescription of physical activity in hypertensive, diabetic, individuals with obesity.
  • • Rehabilitation strategies in patients with pulmonary disease.
  • • Strategies in geriatric rehabilitation patients and long recumbent patients with internal diseases. The influence of immobility on musculoskeletal system and overall performance.
  • • Rehabilitation strategies in rehabilitation of patients with rheumatic disease.
  • • Prescription of physical activity elderly people.
    required literature
  • CHALOUPKA, Václav, Jarmila SIEGELOVÁ, Lenka ŠPINAROVÁ, Hana SKALICKÁ, Ivan KAREL and Jiří LEISSER. Rehabilitace u nemocných s kardiovaskulárním onemocněním. (Rehabilitation in Patients with Cardiovascular Disease.). Cor et vasa, Praha: Česká kardiologická společnost, 2006, vol. 48, 7-8, p. k127-k145. ISSN 0010-8650. info
  • MÁČEK, Miloš and Jiří RADVANSKÝ. Fyziologie a klinické aspekty pohybové aktivity. První vydání. Praha: Galén, 2011. xvi, 245. ISBN 9788072626953. info
  • Exercise leadership in cardiac rehabilitation : an evidence-based approach. Edited by Morag K. Thow. Hoboken, NJ: J. Wiley, 2006. xiv, 228. ISBN 0470019719. info
    recommended literature
  • Physiotherapy for respiratory and cardiac problems : adults and paediatrics. Edited by Jennifer A. Pryor - S. Ammani Prasad. 3rd ed. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone, 2002. xvii, 643. ISBN 044307075X. info
  • Cardiovascular prevention and rehabilitation. Edited by Joep Perk. London: Springer, 2007. xvii, 517. ISBN 9781846289934. info
  • Cardiac rehabilitation manual. Edited by Josef Niebauer. New York: Springer, 2011. xii, 273. ISBN 9781848827936. info
  • Exercise leadership in cardiac rehabilitation for high risk groupsan evidence-based approach. Edited by Morag K. Thow. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley, 2009. ix, 204 p. ISBN 9780470515129. info
  • Cardiology explained. Edited by Euan A. Ashley - Josef Niebauer. London: Remedica, 2004. 243 p. ISBN 1901346226. info
Teaching methods
Assessment methods
Requirements for successful completion:
1. Compulsory attendance at lectures. 2 allowed properly excused absence. A note must be inserted into is.muni.cz within 14 days from the date of absence. Long-term absence of serious medical reasons will be excused consulted with the teacher.
2. Successful completion of written tests.
3. Successful presentation of short presentation (5-10 minutes) on a selected topic related to lectured problems.
4. Successful completion of the colloquium by oral examination.
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Follow-Up Courses
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
Teacher's information
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019, spring 2021.
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