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Course, academic year 2023/2024
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Balneology - PFYZ081C
Title: Balneology
Guaranteed by: Department of Physiotherapy (51-300400)
Faculty: Faculty of Physical Education and Sport
Actual: from 2023 to 2023
Semester: summer
Points: 0
E-Credits: 2
Examination process: summer s.:
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:1/1, C+Ex [HT]
Extent per academic year: 28 [hours]
Capacity: 4 / 4 (4)
Min. number of students: unlimited
4EU+: no
Virtual mobility / capacity: no
Key competences:  
State of the course: taught
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Level:  
Note: deregister from the credit exam date if a requisite was not fulfilled
deregister from the exam date if a requisite was not fulfilled
course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
priority enrollment if the course is part of the study plan
Guarantor: MUDr. Michal Říha, MBA, Ph.D.
Teacher(s): MUDr. Andrea Švojgrová
In complex incompatibility with: PFYZ219C
Annotation -
The course introduces the possibilities of using natural healing resources in the rehabilitation treatment and their effects on the human body. Furthermore, it introduces indications of spa treatment and new trends in this field. The course is also aimed at acquiring skills in the application of balneotherapy treatments.
Last update: Vomáčková Helena, PhDr. Mgr., Ph.D. (25.10.2019)
Aim of the course

Learning Outcomes:

The aim of the course is to provide students with knowledge, the skills and the general competencies so that after the completion of the course the students:

  • demonstrates knowledge of the possibilities of using natural healing resources in the field of rehabilitation treatment and their effects on the human body
  • demonstrates an understanding of indications and contraindications of balneotherapy procedures and procedures
  • demonstrates the ability to apply balneotherapy procedures
  • demonstrates the ability to evaluate the effect of balneotherapy therapy
Last update: Vomáčková Helena, PhDr. Mgr., Ph.D. (14.01.2021)
Literature

AGISHI, Y., OHTSUKA, Y. Recent progress in medical balneology and climatology. Sapporo, Japan: Hokkaido University School of Medicine, 1995.

BEHRENS, B. J., BEINERT, H. Physical agents: theory and practice. Third edition. Philadelphia: F.A. Davis, [2014]. ISBN 0803638167.

BENDA, J. Prevence a lázně. Balneol. listy, 1990, č. 8, s. 177-189.

PRENTICE, W. E. Therapeutic Modalities for Physical Therapists, McGraw-Hill Education / Medical; 4 edition, 2010. ISBN 0071737693.

PRENTICE, W. E. Therapeutic modalities in rehabilitation. 4th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill Medical, c2011. ISBN 0071737693.

Last update: Vomáčková Helena, PhDr. Mgr., Ph.D. (25.10.2019)
Requirements to the exam

Credit Requirements:

  • 100% of participation in practical classes

Exam Requirements:

  • practical and oral examination
Last update: Vomáčková Helena, PhDr. Mgr., Ph.D. (25.10.2019)
Syllabus

Lectures:

1. Introduction to balneology

2. Mineral waters - occurrence, classification

3. Natural healing gases

4. Peloids

5. Climatic treatment.

6. External and internal balneotherapy

7. Medical nutrition

8. Regime measures

9. Medical physical education

10. Spa treatment

11. Current legal standards related to spa treatment

12. Indications and contraindications to the use of natural medicinal sources

13-14. New approaches in physical therapy

Exercises:

1. - 14. Practice and application of balneotherapy procedures in a clinical workplace

Last update: Vomáčková Helena, PhDr. Mgr., Ph.D. (25.10.2019)
Learning resources

Study Aids:

Moodle1: https://dl1.cuni.cz/enrol/index.php?id=9945

Last update: Jandová Renáta (13.07.2023)
 
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