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Manual Methods in Physiotherapy - PFYZ116C
Title: Manual Methods in Physiotherapy
Guaranteed by: Department of Physiotherapy (51-300400)
Faculty: Faculty of Physical Education and Sport
Actual: from 2023
Semester: summer
Points: 0
E-Credits: 5
Examination process: summer s.:
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:0/7, C+Ex [HT]
Extent per academic year: 98 [hours]
Capacity: unknown / 16 (16)
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
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: Mgr. Kateřina Maršáková
Teacher(s): Mgr. Kateřina Maršáková
Pre-requisite : PABA031C, PFYZ104C
Is pre-requisite for: PFYZ009C, PFYZ066C, PFYZ007C
In complex incompatibility with: PFYZ219C
Last update: PhDr. Helena Vomáčková, Ph.D. (18.06.2019)
The subject deals with treatment techniques (mobilization techniques) according to Karel Lewit concept used to manage musculoskeletal dysfunction of the peripheral joint and spine.
Aim of the course
Last update: PhDr. Helena Vomáčková, Ph.D. (14.01.2021)

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 principles and ability to perform examination and therapeutic procedures of manual medicine according to prof. Karel Lewit on the joints of the limbs and spine

Last update: PhDr. Helena Vomáčková, Ph.D. (16.09.2019)

LEWIT, K. Manipulative Therapy, Musculoskeletal Medicine, Churchill Livingstone Elsevier, 2010.

Requirements to the exam
Last update: PhDr. Helena Vomáčková, Ph.D. (14.01.2021)

Credit requirements:

  • 100% participation in practical classes

Exam requirements:

  • practical exam

Last update: PhDr. Helena Vomáčková, Ph.D. (16.09.2019)

1. Introduction to the subject, Interphalangeal joints and metacarpophalangeal joints, th

2. The wrist joints, the elbow joint

3. The shoulder joint and the shoulder-blade

4. The acromioclavicular joint and the sternoclavicular joint

5. The toes, joints of the foot

6. The ankle joint, the subtalar joint and the tibiofibular joint

7. The knee joint and the tibiofibular joint

8. The hip joint

9. The pelvis

10. The lumbar spine

11. The thoracic spine

12. The ribs

13-14. The cervical spine

Learning resources
Last update: PhDr. Helena Vomáčková, Ph.D. (27.11.2023)

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