Course: Anthropometry in Non Medical fields

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Course title Anthropometry in Non Medical fields
Course code OPD/FZV01
Organizational form of instruction Exercise
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Kopecký Miroslav, doc. PaedDr. Ph.D.
Course content
The lessons aim at providing students with basic knowledge and teach then practical skills in the area of physical anthropology. Students will be introduced to organization of anthropologic research, basic anthropometric methods and their practical training. They will learn how to utilize anthropometric methods when monitoring physical growth and development of an individual, evaluation of nutritional condition (BMI, WHR), physical composition, evaluation of Heath-Carter anthropometric somatotype and evaluation of biological age. Students will learn principal statistical methods when processing and evaluating results of anthropologic research.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture, Monologic Lecture(Interpretation, Training), Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming), Work with Text (with Book, Textbook), Observation, Demonstration, Projection (static, dynamic), Training in job and motor Skils
Learning outcomes
The aim of anthropometry in fields other than medicine is to introduce students to the methods of standardised anthropometry, to teach them how to evaluate one's somatic state in different phases of ontogenesis, covering the following areas: physical growth and development, nutritional stage, fractionation of physical composition, establishing anthropometric somatotype and biological age.
Student knows: - the methods of standardised anthropometry, - evaluation one's somatic state in different phases of ontogenesis, covering the following areas: physical growth and development, nutritional stage, fractionation of physical composition, - establishing anthropometric somatotype and biological age.
Prerequisites
Knowledge of anatomy.

Assessment methods and criteria
Analysis of Activities ( Technical works), Seminar Work

100 % attendance at tutorials, tutorial record submission
Recommended literature
  • BLÁHA, P., VIGNEROVÁ, J., RIEDLOVÁ, J., KOBZOVÁ, J., KREJČOVSKÝ, L., BRABEC, M. (2005). 6. celostátní antropologický výzkum dětí a mládeže 2001. Česká republika (Základní tělesné charakteristiky 0-19 let, Percentilové grafy 0-18 let, Rozměry hlavy dětí 0-6 let). . Přírodovědecká fakulta Univerzity Karlovy; Státní zdravotní ústav.
  • Kopecký, M., Cymek, L., Matejovičová, B., & Charamza, J. Základy fyzické antropologie.
  • Kopecký, M., Krejčovský, L., & Švarc, M. (2014). Anthropometric measuring tools and methodology for the measurement of anthropometric parameters. Olomouc: Palacký University.
  • Kopecký, M., Krejčovský, L., & Švarc, M. (2013). Antropometrický instrumentář a metodika měření antropometrických parametrů. Olomouc: Univerzita Palackého v Olomouci.
  • Kopecký, M. (2006). Somatický a motorický vývoj 7 až 15letých chlapců a dívek v olomouckém regionu. Olomouc: Univerzita Palackého, 2006. 192 s. ISBN 80-244-1281-0. Olomouc: UP.
  • Riegerová, J., Přidalová, M., & Ulbrichová, M. (2006). Aplikace fyzické antropologie v tělesné výchově a sportu (příručka funkční antropologie).. Olomouc.


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