cz001 Principles of structure and function of the human body

Faculty of Sports Studies
Spring 2020
Extent and Intensity
3/0/0. Type of Completion: z (credit).
Mgr. Eva Valkounová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Bc. Lenka Bučková (assistant)
Renata Svobodová (assistant)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Eva Valkounová, Ph.D.
Division of Sport Pedagogy - Department of Sport Pedagogy - Faculty of Sports Studies
Contact Person: Mgr. Iva Synková
Supplier department: Lifelong Learning Centre - Specialized Units - Faculty of Sports Studies
The subject is a part of the course of the Recovery Healthcare Practitioner.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is offered to students of any study field.
The capacity limit for the course is 20 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 0/20, only registered: 0/20, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/20
Course objectives
The aim of the subject, which is part of the health course of the Recovery Healthcare Practitioner, is to familiarize the participants with the basic structure and function of the human body.
Learning outcomes
- Describes the structure and function of the human organism.
- Name the individual organs of the human organism and explain their composition and function.
  • • Building and functions of the human body - cell, tissue, organ, living organism;
  • • Movement system - skeleton, skeleton of limbs + muscles - muscles of the head, muscles of the fuselage, muscles of the upper and lower limbs.
  • • Blood circulation - consists of heart, artery, vein, capillary, blood.
  • • Digestive system - oral cavity, pharynx, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, rectum + liver and pancreas.
  • • Respiratory system - respiratory, lung, respiratory phase.
  • • Excretory organs - kidneys, ureas, bladder and urinary tract.
  • • Skin system - skin, joint.
  • • The male and female sexual system:
  • - the head system of the male - testicles, superficial, vaginal ducts, predominant gland,scrotum;
  • - the genital system of women - ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, vagina, large and small labia, glands of the vaginal passage, topical tissue;
  • • Sensory organs - olfactory, taste, tactile, visual, auditory.
  • • CNS and peripheral nerves.
  • • Substantive proceedings - glands with internal secretion, their function.
  • SAIBERTOVÁ, Simona. První pomoc (First aid). 1. dotisk 1. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2017. 86 pp. ISBN 978-80-210-7020-2. info
  • ZVOLÁNEK, Rudolf, Barbora ZUCHOVÁ and Jan ŠEVELA. Laická první pomoc při závažných postiženích zdraví včetně základní neodkladné resuscitace. 1. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2013. 28 pp. ISBN 978-80-210-6244-3. info
  • LEJSEK, Jan. První pomoc. Druhé, přepracované vydá. Praha: Univerzita Karlova v Praze, Nakladatelství Karolinum, 2013. 271 stran. ISBN 9788024620909. info
  • BYDŽOVSKÝ, Jan. Předlékařská první pomoc. Vyd. 1. Praha: Grada, 2011. 117 s. ISBN 9788024723341. info
  • ZUCHOVÁ, Barbora, Radek TURIN, Martin SEBERA, Zdeňka KUBÍKOVÁ and Petr ZAORAL. První pomoc. Elportál, Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2010. ISSN 1802-128X. URL info
Teaching methods
Emphasis will be put on practicing first aid, eg using simulated situations.
Assessment methods
The course ends with a final exam consisting of a written test, oral and practical exam. After completing the course and successfully passing the final exam, the participant will receive the certificate of the Recovery Healthcare Practitioner.
Language of instruction
Follow-Up Courses
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught: in blocks.
General note: předmět je součástí akreditovaného kurzu Zdravotník zotavovacích akcí.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2012, Autumn 2018, Spring 2019.
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