Course: Healthy Footwear

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Course title Healthy Footwear
Course code KDE/DDZNO
Organizational form of instruction Seminary
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
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
  • Baďurová Jitka, Ing. Ph.D.
  • Augustinová Barbora, MgA.
Course content
1. Opening lesson. 2. Biomechanics and human anthropology. 3. Background The development of the lower extremities. 4. Wholesome shoes. 5. Footwear for children. 6. Children's shoes. 7. Shoes and profession. 8. Work shoes. 9. Sports shoes. 10. Orthopedic shoes. 11. Individual shoes. 12. Preventing disease and injury changed tires the wrong foot 13. Conclusion and discussion. This subject is a direct continuation of the course Biomechanics. Students will follow in the context of human anthropology with the development of limbs and focus on the study of the principles of healthy footwear in different periods of life. Attention will be paid to individual growth and development period of child in contexts with different professions, sports and last but not least with diseases. The subject also introduces students to the problems of individual footwear manufacturing.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture with practical applications, Collaborative instruction, Multimedia supported teaching, Students' portfolio, One-to-One tutorial, Skills demonstration, Task-based study method, Individual study, Lecture, Lecture with visual aids, Practicum
  • Contact hours - 39 hours per semester
  • Undergraduate study programme term essay (20-40) - 35 hours per semester
  • Presentation preparation (report) (1-10) - 5 hours per semester
professional knowledge
Knowledge and skills gained in the previous study of the particular field.
learning outcomes
Students will be equipped with knowledge of the principles and skills of healthy shoes in different periods of human life, focusing on children, work, sports and orthopedic shoes. They will have knowledge of the individual production of shoes, preventing disease and injury foot wrong tires.
teaching methods
Lecture with visual aids
Multimedia supported teaching
Task-based study method
Skills demonstration
Collaborative instruction
Individual study
Students' portfolio
One-to-One tutorial
Lecture with practical applications
assessment methods
Skills demonstration during practicum
Seminar work
Individual presentation at a seminar
Continuous assessment
Recommended literature
  • Dungl, P. Ortopedie a traumatologie nohy. 1989.
  • Klementa, Josef. Somatometrie nohy : Frekvence některých ortopedických vad z hlediska praktického využití v lék., školství a ergonomii. 1. vyd. Praha : SPN, 1988.
  • Rušavý, Z. Diabetická noha. 1998.
  • Řihovský, R. Anatomie a fyziologie. Ruka a noha ve vztahu k odívání a obouvání..
  • Valenta, J., Porada, V., Straus, J. Biomechanics. 2002.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Ladislav Sutnar Faculty of Design and Art Fashion Design, specialization Shoe and Fashion Accessories Design (3) Art and applied art 3 Winter