nk4726 Psychology for Security Bodies

Faculty of Sports Studies
Spring 2020
Extent and Intensity
7/7/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
prof. PhDr. Hana Válková, CSc. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
prof. PhDr. Hana Válková, CSc.
Department of Social Sciences and Sport Management - Faculty of Sports Studies
Supplier department: Department of Social Sciences and Sport Management - 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 the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The aim of the course is to present basic approaches, topics and issues relevant to potential profession of the graduates. E.G.: coping emotions (self-awareness and opposed site), communication (including marginal groups), coping crisis situation, team cooperation. next aim is to link the theoretical knowledge with skills practice and self-reflection.
Learning outcomes
After the passing the course student should be able to: - understand basic terminology and principles of functioning human psyche in situations of the crisis, - adequate communication according the population group and situation, - analyze the reasons and consequences of the crises situations, - adequate apply the knowledge and skills within practice.
  • -Emotion (general), specific: fear, aggression, conflicts solving.
  • -Motivation, need for achievement, development, regulation.
  • - Personality, experience - behavior regulation.
  • - Group processes in relation with specific environment (family, institutions, etc.).
  • - Authority, team management, good - bad approaches.
  • -Communication with marginal groups, influence of those groups.
  • - psychical and physical loading: description, prevention, coping (stress, frustration, burnt-out, fall situations).
  • -Posttraumatic stress disorder.
  • -Basic information from the domain of the victimology.
  • - Spiritual hygiene.
    required literature
  • Principles of Social Psychology (Orig.) : Základy sociální psychologie [Hayes, 1998] : Základy sociální psychologie [Hayes, 2003]. info
  • VÁLKOVÁ, Hana. Teorie aplikovaných pohybových aktivit pro užití v praxi. 1. vyd. Olomouc: Univerzita Palackého v Olomouci, 2012. 92 s. ISBN 9788024431635. info
  • ČÍRTKOVÁ, Ludmila. Policejní psychologie. Plzeň: Aleš Čeněk, 2006. 309 s. ISBN 8086898733. info
  • PAULÍK, Karel. Psychologie sportu. 1. vydání. Praha: Karolinum, 2006. 230 pp. ISBN 80-246-1290-9. info
    recommended literature
  • ČÍRTKOVÁ, Ludmila. Viktimologie pro forenzní praxi. Vyd. 1. Praha: Portál, 2014. 158 s. ISBN 9788026205821. info
  • TOD, David, Joanne THATCHER and Rachel RAHMAN. Psychologie sportu. Edited by Nigel Holt - Rob Lewis, Translated by Helena Hartlová. Vyd. 1. Praha: Grada, 2012. 194 s. ISBN 9788024739236. info
  • SVOBODA, Mojmir. Aplikace socialni psychologie. 2. vyd. Praha: SPN, 1988. info
Teaching methods
Interactive lectures with IT support, seminars and demonstrations, examples of the good - fall practice, self-study, students presentations
Assessment methods
Assessment in points - active participation in lectures (20%) Assessment in points - active participation in the seminars, filled tasks (30%) Written test - prerequisit Oral exam (50%)
Language of instruction

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