Course: Basic kinesiology

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Course title Basic kinesiology
Course code KTV/KINE
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements Course does not contain work placement
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
  • Šifta Petr, PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
Characteristic of movement rising from a cell level, kinesiology of tissue, intergration of managing processes in level of organism.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monological explanation (lecture, presentation,briefing), Demonstration
  • Class attendance - 28 hours per semester
  • Semestral paper - 15 hours per semester
  • Preparation for credit - 15 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The goal of Basic kinesiology is to give a brief and comprehensible characteristic of movement rising from a cell level, continuing kinesiology of tissue and ending in intergration of managing processes in level of organism. Basic kinesiology is a propedeutic subject, which gives a set of information providing reasonable understanding of function of movement system in normal and pathologic way. This subject is intended for students, who are keen on movement apparatus.
Students received special competences as per curriculum of accredited specialisation.
Premises are included in the abstracts of the subject and its curriculum.

Assessment methods and criteria
Interview, Test

It is an optional subject, pass a test, dispose a seminar work in appropriate amount and the topic is in advance chosen.
Recommended literature
  • CARR, J., SHEPHERD, R. (1998):. Neurological Rehabilitation: Optimizing Motor Performance. Butterworth Heinemann, Oxford, 350 s..
  • ČIHÁK, R. (2001):. Anatomie III. Grada, Praha, 655 s..
  • DYLEVSKÝ I. (2007):. Obecná kineziologie, Grada, Praha, s.192.
  • LARRY R.S., FLOYD E.B. (2002):. Fundamental Neuroscience, Elsevier Science & Technology, United Kingdom, 1600 s. ISBN-13:9780126603033..
  • TRAVELL J.G., SIMONS D. G. (2000):. Handbuch der Muskel Triggerpunkte I.II., Urban and Fischer, München - Jena, 1255 s. ISBN 3-437-41401-1..
  • TROJAN, S., DRUGA, R., PFEIFFER, J., VOTAVA, J. (1996):. Fyziologie a léčebná rehabilitace motoriky člověka. Grada, Praha, 175 s..
  • VÉLE, F. (1996):. Kineziologie pro klinickou praxi. Grada, Praha, 271 s..

Study plans that include the course
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