BFZD0633c Basics Diagnostics and Therapy of Locomotor System III - practice

Faculty of Medicine
spring 2023
Extent and Intensity
0/4/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Taught in person.
Mgr. Alena Havelková, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Veronika Mrkvicová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
prof. MUDr. Petr Dobšák, CSc.
Department of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation - Departments of Non-medical Branches - Faculty of Medicine
Contact Person: Mgr. Leona Dunklerová
Supplier department: Department of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation - Departments of Non-medical Branches - Faculty of Medicine
Prerequisites (in Czech)
BFZD0532c Basic Dg.and Therapy && BFZD0532p Basic Dg.and Therapy II
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 objective of the course is diagnosis and treatment of functional disorders. Fundamentals of diagnosis and treatment of functional disorders, described to Lewit and Rychlíková, lectures and practical exercises. Functional pathology deals with the problems of overworking locomotive system. It explains the concept of segmental motor innervation system, the control of motoneurons and muscle activity, their pathology as a result of pathological changes in functional segment.
Learning outcomes
Student knows after graduating course
- practical methods of diagnostics and therapy of functional disorders of movement system according to Lewita and Rychlíková
- functional pathology - overload disorders of the locomotive apparatus
- concept of segmented motor system innervation, motoneuron control
- pathologies as a result of functional segmental changes
  • l. Basics of differential diagnostics in cervical spine area; cervicocranial and cervicomandibular problems; AO examination and mobilization
  • 2. Statical impairments, vertigo, connections and relations of examination and mobilization in C l-2 segment and lower - lateroflexion and rotation
  • 3. Cervicobrachial problems, cervical sympaticus syndrome, friction techniques in cervical spine examination and mobilization
  • 4. Complex rehabilitative approach to patients with functional impairment of locomotor system; examination and mobilization of C-Th transition
  • 5. Preventive program and vertebropathy, motivation; seminar thesis assignment; mobilization entrées in C and C-Th area
  • 6. Back school, term, importance - introduction; practical training of daily activities; SI and L area mobilizations
  • 7. Back school, basics of occupational therapy; continuation of practical training, life regime and sport activities; trunk and ribs mobilization
  • 8. Relaxation – term, use, basics of Feldenkreis method, seminar thesis submission
  • 9. Seminar thesis evaluation, query, practical relations to other areas; mobilization techniques, kinesiology analysis; preparation to examination
  • HOFTA, T. Autoterapeutický systém (mobilizační, relaxační a protahovací techniky). Třeboň : vydáno vlastním nákladem, 1996. 79 s.
  • KITTEL, A. Myofunkční terapie. Praha : Grada, 1999. 111 s. ISBN 80-7169-619-6
  • KAŇOVSKÝ, P. - HEKERLOVÁ, R. Cervikální dystonie a její léčba. Praha : Maxdorf, 1996. 84 s. ISBN 80-85800-36-5
  • MÁČEK, Miloš and Jiřina MÁČKOVÁ. Fyziologie tělesných cvičení. Brno: Masarykova univerzita v Brně, 2002. 112 s. ISBN 8021016043. info
Teaching methods
Assessment methods
theoretical and practical exam
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 40.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2000, Spring 2001, Spring 2002, Spring 2003, Spring 2004, Spring 2005, Spring 2006, Spring 2007, Spring 2008, Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, spring 2019, spring 2020, spring 2021, spring 2022.
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