Course: Physical Education of Handicapped and Disabled People

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Course title Physical Education of Handicapped and Disabled People
Course code KFE/TVZP
Organizational form of instruction Tutorial
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
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
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
  • Firýtová Rita, Mgr.
Course content
Course content: 1. Physiological and psychological importance of sports activities for the disabled, methodology of physical training of the disabled 2. Organization of kinetic activities for the disabled in the Czech Republic and abroad. Suitable kinetic activities (recreational and competitive) for - wheelchair users - patients with demyelinization diseases - mentally disabled - clients with amputated limbs - visually impaired - hearing impaired - patients with neuromuscular diseases - clients with other physical disabilities

Learning activities and teaching methods
Interactive lecture, Lecture supplemented with a discussion, Lecture with practical applications, Group discussion, Practicum
  • Contact hours - 22 hours per semester
  • Presentation preparation (report) (1-10) - 10 hours per semester
  • Undergraduate study programme term essay (20-40) - 20 hours per semester
professional knowledge
No particular prerequisites specified.
learning outcomes
Competences: After completing the course students have an understanding of the kinetic activities for the disabled and are aware of their importance. They are able to assess the disability of the clients, analyse their possibilities and interests, choose a suitable kinetic activity and provide basic physical training.
teaching methods
Lecture supplemented with a discussion
Interactive lecture
Group discussion
Lecture with practical applications
assessment methods
Individual presentation at a seminar
Quality of a written report
Recommended literature
  • časopis . Vozíčkář.
  • Kábele. Sport vozíčkářů. Olympia, 1992.
  • Kolektiv autorů. Zdravotní tělesná výchova. Olympia, 1988.
  • Műller, Műllerová. Stručný přehled LTV v chirurgii, ortopedii a traumatologii. IDVPZ, 1992.

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 Physiotherapy (1) Health service 3 Winter
Faculty of Health Care Studies Occupational Therapy (1) Health service 3 Winter