Course: Anthropology

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Course title Anthropology
Course code KAZ/BANTC
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 unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Zemánek Petr, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
Anthropometry: definition, anthropometric principles, practical significance of somatometry. Anthropometric points ? definition, division, indexes, relative dimensions. Anthropometric points on the head, torso and extremities. Evaluation and analysis of body composition by using anthropometric methods (BMI, WHR, AGR, methods of measuring skin folds, Matiegky method) and BIA. Typology according to Heath-Carter adaptation (somatotype categories, indexes SDD, SDI, SAD, SAM). Evaluation of foot arch (plantography). Evaluation of fingerprints (dermatoglyphics).

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic Lecture(Interpretation, Training), Demonstration, Training in job and motor Skils
  • Attendace - 26 hours per semester
  • Preparation for the Course Credit - 10 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The course is aimed at providing students with basic knowledge and teaching them practical skills in the area of physical anthropology. Students will be introduced to anthropometry methods and their practical exercise. Students will learn to use basic methods for determining body composition, evaluating the state of nutrition, constitution and proportionality of an individual. At the same time, students will be explained basic statistical methods for processing and evaluating anthropological researches results.
Student will be able to: - Define Anthropology - Describe the various disciplines anthropology - Analyze the relationships between disciplines
Prerequisites
The prerequisite is completion: - The subject of biology in the context of grammar school curriculum - Study biology disciplines the child and adolescent

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance, Seminar Work

Participation in education Essay Theoretical homework
Recommended literature
  • BLÁHA, P., KREJČOVSKÝ, L., JIROUTOVÁ, L., KOBZOVÁ, J., SEDLAK, P., BRABEC, M., RIEDLOVÁ, J., VIGNEROVÁ, J. (2006). Somatický vývoj současných českých dětí (Semilongitudinální studie).. Praha: Přírodovědecká fakulta Univerzity Karlovy; Státní zdravotní ústav.
  • 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. (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. Aplikace fyzické antropologie v tělesné výchově a sportu (příručka funkční antropologie). Olomouc: Hanex, 2006. 262 s. ISBN 80-85783-52-5.


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