Course: Biophysics

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Course title Biophysics
Course code KAZ/BFPAS
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 1
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
  • Kott Josef, Prof. Ing. DrSc.
Course content
Origin of electromagnetic field and matter particles. Biogenic elements. Biological membranes Cell and its composition Energy. Forms of energy. Physics of sound fields. Transfer of electrons through substances. Optic band. Lasers. Biomechanics of humans Corpuscular and Elmg radiation. Application of ionizing radiation in medicine.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Multimedia supported teaching, Lecture with visual aids
  • Contact hours - 12 hours per semester
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 15 hours per semester
professional knowledge
No particular prerequisites specified.
learning outcomes
The students will revise and consequently enlarge their knowledge and remember processes of basic physical actions and laws which enable the description, explanation and understanding of biological processes in humans. They will get enough knowledge for direct understanding of the function of diagnostics and therapeutical devices and equipment used in modern health centres. They will understand physical and some chemical processes happening in healthy or pathological human organisms. They will be able to operate standard and modern diagnostic and therapeutical devices and equipment in medical centres and various departments.
teaching methods
Lecture with visual aids
Multimedia supported teaching
assessment methods
Recommended literature
  • Alberts, B. a další. Základy buněčné biologie. Espero publishing, Ústí n. L., 2008.
  • Antonov, V.F.a další. Biofyzika. Vlados, Moskva, 2003.
  • Rosina, J., Kolářová, H., Stanek, J. Biofyzika pro studenty zdravotnických oborů. Praha, Grada, 2006.
  • Volobnev,A.N. Kurz fyziky a biofyziky. Samara, 2004.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Health Care Studies Midwife (2014) Health service 1 Winter