Course: Human biology in science and practice

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Course title Human biology in science and practice
Course code KTV/71522
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Balkó Iva, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
Topics of individual seminars: 1. Specifics of human ontogenesis. 2. Interests from human phylogeny and individual systems. 3. Cell and cell processes. Microscope utilization and familiarization with basic microscope techniques. 4. Tissue under a microscope. 5. Laterality - possibilities of determining laterality, possible complications in practice. Pregnancy sexual signs. 6. Cardiovascular system - observation of changes of TF, TK in certain positions and movement activities. 7. Movement of man. Working with models, options of your own body. 8. Vaccination. Dietary Supplements. 9. Brief characteristics of genetics ("Mendelian"). 10. Creation of a pedigree based on the selected phenotypic character. Significant personalities in the field. 11. EMG - Laboratory visit. 12. - 13. Own performance on selected topic 14. Final panel discussion and evaluation of acquired knowledge.

Learning activities and teaching methods
unspecified, unspecified, unspecified, unspecified, unspecified, unspecified, unspecified
  • unspecified - 28 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The aim of the course is to involve students in practical activities that monitor the current activities of the human organism. Based on the theoretical knowledge of the functioning of the human body, students will be able to verify some information. Using new technology techniques and tools, students will be able to explore the functioning of their own body in both the laboratory and the field. Emphasis will be placed on acquiring the basic skills commonly used to monitor the level of sport performance, sporting activity and immediately after. Students will be continuously filling in prepared working papers focusing on the chosen topic.
Not required.
A basic overview of the construction and functioning of the human body.
KTV/7114 and KTV/7121

Assessment methods and criteria
Active participation in seminars and fulfillment of assigned tasks on the worksheets. Preparation and presentation of a paper on a chosen topic.
Recommended literature
  • Bartůňková, S. et al. Fyziologie pohybové zátěže. Praha: UK FTVS, 2013.
  • Brdička, R. & Didden, W. Genetika v klinické praxi. Praha: Galén, 2015.
  • Čihák, R. Anatomie 1. 3. doplněné a upravené vyd. Praha: Grada, 2011.552 s. ISBN 978-80-247-3817-8.. Praha: Grada, 2011.
  • Čihák, R. Anatomie 1. 3. doplněné a upravené vyd. Praha: Grada, 552 s. ISBN 978-80-247-3817-8. Praha: Grada, 2013. ISBN 978-80-247-3817-8.
  • Čihák, R. Anatomie 3. 1. vyd. Praha: Grada, 1997. 655 s. ISBN 80-7169-140-2.. Praha: Grada, 2016.
  • Dovalil et al. Výkon a trénink ve sportu. Praha: Olympia, 2009.
  • Dylevský, I. Kineziologie - základy strukturální kineziologie. Praha: Triton, s.r.o., 2009. ISBN 978-80-7387-324-0. Praha: Grada, 2009.
  • Havel, Z. & Hnízdil, J. Rozvoj a diagnostika rychlostních schopností. Ústí nad Labem: UJEP, 2010.
  • Keller, O. Obecná elektromyografie. Praha: Triton, 1999.
  • Měkota, K., & Novosad, J. Motorické schopnosti.. Olomouc: FTK UP, 2005.
  • Naňka, O., & Elišková, M. Přehled anatomie. Praha: Galén, 2009.

Study plans that include the course
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