Course: Methods in Anthropology

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Course title Methods in Anthropology
Course code KAZ/BKANT
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Exercise
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
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
  • Sofková Tereza, PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. Anthropometric field measurements. 2. Fractionation in body weight. 3. Determining biological age.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic Lecture(Interpretation, Training), Training in job and motor Skils
  • Attendace - 4 hours per semester
  • Homework for Teaching - 14 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
It is necessary that the student had completed Introduction to physiological anthropology before entering this course, as well as had become acquainted with and practised basic anthropometric methods in previous studies. The aim of the course is to broaden knowledge and practical skills in the methods of anthropological measurements.


Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance, Seminar Work

- 100 % participation - elaboration of protocols
Recommended literature
  • 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: Hanex.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Education Health education with focus on education (BB15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Winter