np2275 Health psychology

Faculty of Sports Studies
Autumn 2019
Extent and Intensity
0/1/0. 1 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
prof. PhDr. Hana Válková, CSc. (lecturer)
Mgr. Katarína Šimková, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
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
Timetable of Seminar Groups
np2275/01: Tue 14:00–14:50 225 - seminární místnost, K. Šimková
np2275/02: Thu 18:00–18:50 A11/236, K. Šimková
Completing the subject Sport Psychology
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
there are 7 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
Course objectives
The aim of the course is to give survey of various factors influencing positively-negatively) on personal health or ilness. The basic idea of the course is understanding of substance of bio-psycho-social harmony of individuals and its context with health or illness. The influence of prevention of "civilization" illness, support to healthy life style is underlined. Personal responsibility is stressed.
Learning outcomes
At the end of the course students should be able to: • -manage theoretically the basic psychological approaches to health in relation to the paradigm of harmonic balance of personality • -learn and practically apply and recommend particular coping strategies • -increase their frustration tolerance in the area of sports movement activities.
  • Cultural, historical and situational impacts that take part in the lifelong development of individuals. • Movement and mental health. • Sports movement activities and health. • Sports movement activities and quality of life. • Social support. • Integration and inclusion of the ill within the context of primary education. • Wellness – healthy life style. • The impact of sport and movement activities on the development of communication skills. • Stress and its impact on health. • Burn out syndrom. • Frustration tolerance in sport and possibilities of its increase. • Coping strategies. • Sport and motor activities as a form of psychoprofylaxis
    required literature
  • BLAHUTKOVÁ, Marie, Eva MATĚJKOVÁ and Lucie BRŮŽKOVÁ. Psychologie zdraví pro studenty bakalářských a magisterských oborů (Health Psychology for students of bachelor's and master's programs). 1. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2010. 128 pp. ISBN 978-80-210-5417-2. info
  • KŘIVOHLAVÝ, Jaro. Psychologie zdraví [2. vyd.]. Vyd. 2. Praha: Portál, 2003. 279 s. ISBN 80-7178-744-4. info
    recommended literature
  • PAYNE, Jan. Kvalita života a zdraví. Vyd. 1. V Praze: Triton, 2005. 629 s. ISBN 8072546570. info
  • KEBZA, Vladimír. Psychosociální determinanty zdraví. Vyd. 1. Praha: Academia, 2005. 263 s. ISBN 8020013075. info
  • SERVAN-SCHREIBER, David. Uzdravení bez léků : cesta ze stresu, úzkosti a deprese. Vyd. 1. Praha: Portál, 2005. 190 s. ISBN 8071789011. info
  • PRAŠKO, Ján. Úzkostné poruchy : klasifikace, diagnostika a léčba. Vydání 1. Praha: Portál, 2005. 413 stran. ISBN 8071789976. info
  • KŘIVOHLAVÝ, Jaro. Pozitivní psychologie. Vyd. 1. Praha: Portál, 2004. 195 s. ISBN 80-7178-835-X. info
  • MAREŠ, Jiří. Sociální opora u dětí a dospívajících. Hradec Králové: Nucleus, 2003. 252 stran. ISBN 8086225471. info
  • Psychosomatika :celostný pohled na zdraví těla a duše. Edited by Gerhard Danzer - Renata Höllgeová. 1. vyd. Praha: Portál, 2001. 244 s. ISBN 80-7178-456-7. info
Teaching methods
Theoretical-practical course be means of seminars
Assessment methods
Paper on the assigned topic, test. 80% participation on seminars.
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2011, autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, Autumn 2018.
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