bp1896 Applied Physical Therapy II

Faculty of Sports Studies
Spring 2020
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Mgr. Ivan Struhár, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Ivan Struhár, Ph.D.
Department of Health Promotion – Faculty of Sports Studies
Supplier department: Department of Health Promotion – Faculty of Sports Studies
Timetable of Seminar Groups
bp1896/01: Wed 12:00–13:40 učebna Vinařská, I. Struhár
bp1896/02: Wed 10:20–12:00 učebna Vinařská, I. Struhár
bp1895 Applied Physical Therapy I && bp1863 Physical Therapy I && bp1830 Anatomy I && bp1138 Diagnostics methods I
Pass the Physical therapy I, Physical therapy in practice I, Anatomy I, Examination methods I
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 goal of this subject is to provide practical skills in mechanotherapy especially focused on practice in reflexology. First it´s important arts superficial and deep palpation. On the other hand it´s important a practical differentiation of each soft tissue level and its examination.
This practical course goes hand in hand with theoretical course Physical therapy II.
Learning outcomes
After completing the course the student is able to:
1. to practice selected massage strokes of reflex therapy
2. to discuss about the selection of selected massage strokes
3. to assess the current state of the locomotive system
4. to identify the appropriate type of massage with regard to goals
5. to evaluate the athlete's status based on the subjective and objective parameters before and after the application of the selected type massage
  • Segment technque. Search reflective changes (apsection, palpation).
  • Touches: Pusched spiral, with two thumbs, among processi spinosi.
  • Touches: Saw touch, sliding vibration, intermitent pull down.
  • Edges shoulder-blade massage. M. trapezius massage. Under the shoulder-blade massage.
  • Intercostal muscles massage. M. supraspinatus and infraspinatus massage. Vibration of the whole back.
  • Trapezoidal touch. Neck muscles massage. Linea nuchae terminalis massage.
  • Forehead massage. Cranial arch massage. Masáž klenby lební. Swab from the brow ridges to shoulder girdle.
  • Search back reflective changes. Reflexology of the back - group A.
  • Search back reflective changes. Reflexology of the back - group B.
  • Search head and neck reflective changes. Reflexology of the head and neck - group A.
  • Search head and neck reflective changes. Reflexology of the head and neck - group B.
  • Search thoracic reflective changes. Reflexology of the thorax.
    required literature
  • ŽALOUDEK, Karel. Masáž : příručka pro střední zdravotnické pracovníky. Vyd. 1. Praha: Státní zdravotnické nakladatelství, 1965. 270 s. info
    recommended literature
  • PATAKY, Július. Učebnice reflexní terapie :skutečný návrat k přírodě je možný pouze skrze bosá chodidla : kniha o technologii reflexní terapie a jiných metodách při léčbě a samopomoci. Olomouc: Dobra & Fontána, 1998. 273 s. ISBN 80-86179-18-4. info
  • JANČA, Jiří. Reflexní terapie :tajemná řeč lidského těla. 2. vyd. Praha: Eminent, 1996. 203 s. ISBN 80-85876-17-5. info
Teaching methods
Practical course focused on the right application of classical massage with correction of qualified physiotherapist or other practitioner.
Assessment methods
1. attendance (one absence is permitted)
2. 3 tests during semester, min.70%
3. Final test, min.70%
4. Practical exam
Language of instruction
Follow-Up Courses
Teacher's information
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019, spring 2021.
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