bp1837 Introduction to Physiotherapy - Propedeutics I

Faculty of Sports Studies
autumn 2020
Extent and Intensity
1/0/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Mgr. Robert Vysoký, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Klára Šoltés Mertová (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
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 main aim of the subject is to introduce the students to the field of physiotherapy and its implementation to preventative care and specific therapy. It is focused on basic terms and structure of physiotherapy, basic particular approaches to physiotehrapy and basic physiotherapy techniques.
  • Lecture:
  • Intruduction to physiotherapy I. – definition, history, education, qualification and competences in the branch of medical rehabilitation, means of physiotherapy (kinesiotherapy, physical therapy, functioanl diagnostics, education, …), organization of physiotherapy care (rehabilitation programme)
  • Kinesitherapy (active movements, passive movements, analytis and complex methods, …)
  • Principles of Evidence Based Medicine (EBM), information mining and its processing
  • Complementary methods in medical rehabilitation – pedagogical methods, education, psychotherapy, sociotherapy etc.
  • Medical rehabilitation of handicapped patients
  • Introduction to neurorehabilitation, motor system ontogenesis
  • Practise:
  • Physiotherapist approach to the patient, exercise unit in kinesitherapy
  • Individual and group Therapeutic exercise, active movement, passive movement, positioning
  • Analytic methods of kinesiotherapy for muscular imbalances compenzation
  • Medical rehabilitation during immobilization
  • Respiratory physiotherapy
  • Kinesiotherapy based on motor ontogenesis
    required literature
  • DVOŘÁK, Radmil. Základy kinezioterapie. 2. přeprac. vyd. Olomouc: Univerzita Palackého v Olomouci, 2003. 104 s. ISBN 8024406098. info
    recommended literature
  • KOLÁŘ, Pavel. Rehabilitace v klinické praxi. 1. vyd. Praha: Galén, 2009. xxxi, 713. ISBN 9788072626571. info
  • BURSOVÁ, Marta. Kompenzační cvičení : uvolňovací, protahovací, posilovací. 1. vyd. Praha: Grada, 2005. 195 s. ISBN 9788024709482. info
  • BURSOVÁ, Marta and Karel RUBÁŠ. Základy teorie tělesných cvičení. 1. vyd. V Plzni: Západočeská univerzita v Plzni, 2001. 86 s. ISBN 80-7082-822-6. info
  • ALTER, Michael J. Strečink : 311 protahovacích cviků pro 41 sportů. 2. vyd. Praha: Grada, 1999. 228 s. ISBN 807169763X. info
  • Vyšetrovacie a liečebné metodiky pre fyzioterapeutov. Edited by Anton Gúth. [1. vyd.]. Bratislava: Liečreh Gúth, 1995. 448 s. ISBN 80-967383-0-5. info
Teaching methods
Frontal type of education with discussion

Practical tuition in a smaller seminar group of students
Assessment methods
Demonstration of practical skills and satisfactory results of written examination test during and at the end of the term, oral examination at the end of the term (credit)
Language of instruction
Follow-Up Courses
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses

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Teacher's information
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, Autumn 2018, Autumn 2019.
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