aVLAN0121s Anatomy I - seminar

Faculty of Medicine
autumn 2022
Extent and Intensity
0/3/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Taught in person.
MUDr. Karolína Bretová (seminar tutor)
prof. RNDr. Petr Dubový, CSc. (seminar tutor)
Veronika Dzetkuličová, MSc., Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
doc. MUDr. Marek Joukal, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Erik Kročka (seminar tutor)
MVDr. Lucie Kubíčková, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Klaudia Lakatosová (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Kateřina Manová Kubíčková (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Zuzana Musilová (seminar tutor)
MVDr. Ivana Pračková (seminar tutor)
RNDr. Michaela Račanská, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
doc. MUDr. Lenka Vargová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
RNDr. Kateřina Vymazalová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Dana Procházková (assistant)
Guaranteed by
doc. MUDr. Marek Joukal, Ph.D.
Department of Anatomy - Theoretical Departments - Faculty of Medicine
Contact Person: doc. MUDr. Marek Joukal, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Anatomy - Theoretical Departments - Faculty of Medicine
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 aims of the course are:
-to describe the locomotor system of the human body
-to describe vessels, nerves and lymphatic system of extremities
-to describe nerves of the neck, thorax, abdomen, back and extremities
Learning outcomes
At the end of the course student will be able to:
1. describe the skeleton of the human body including details.
2. describe the joints of the human body including details.
3. identify muscles of the human body, classify them into groups and describe their origins, insertions, innervations and functions.
4. describe nerves of the neck, thorax, abomen, back and extremities.
5. describe blood vessels and lymphatic system of the upper and lower extremities.
6. explain the structure of all parts of the upper and lower limbs including relations of their components.
  • 1. Planes and directions on the body, skeleton of the upper extremity.
  • 2. General arthrology, joints of the upper extremity.
  • 3. Muscles of the upper extremity.
  • 4. Vessels, nerves and lymphatic system of the upper extremity.
  • 5. Bones and joints of the lower extremity.
  • 6. Muscles of the lower extremity.
  • 7. Vessels, nerves and lymphatic system of the lower extremity.
  • 8. Axial skeleton and joints of the spine and thorax.
  • 9. Muscles and nerves of the back, neck, thorax and abdomen.
  • 10. Skull – bones of the neurocranium.
  • 11. Skull – bones of the facial skeleton.
  • 12. Skull as a whole.
  • 13. Joints of the head, craniovertebral joints, muscles of the head.
  • 14. Dissection I. (dissection of the back, upper and lower extremities)
    recommended literature
  • PÁČ, Libor, Ladislava HORÁČKOVÁ and Hana NECHUTOVÁ. Anatomy of human locomotor system. 3. dotisk 1. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2019. 119 pp. ISBN 978-80-210-5258-1. info
  • Anne M. Gilroy, Brian R. MacPherson (eds.) Atlas of Anatomy, 3rd Edition, 2016, Thieme Medical Publishers, Inc. ISBN: 9781626232525
  • STINGL, Josef, Miloš GRIM and Rastislav DRUGA. Regional anatomy. 1. vyd. Praha: Galén, 2012. 123 s. ISBN 9788024621159. info
    not specified
  • KACHLÍK, David and Ondřej VOLNÝ. Memorix anatomy : comprehensive book of human anatomy in English and Latin. Illustrated by Radovan Hudák - Jan Balko - Simona Felšőová - Šárka Zaváza. 1st edition. Praha: Triton, 2015. xvii, 610. ISBN 9788073879501. info
Teaching methods
Practice with the human anatomical specimens Practical training (about 10 % of the total volume of teaching) is complemented by teaching in SIMU on dissection simulator.
Assessment methods
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: every week.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 45.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
Teacher's information
A precondition for obtaining the course-unit credit is 95% attendance at the seminars (1 non-attendance tolerated). Students will wear face masks, lab coats, plastic shoe covers, and protective gloves. Students will bring a wire pointer for the study of the skeleton and dressing forceps for study with prosections.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, autumn 2018, autumn 2019, autumn 2020, autumn 2021.
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