Course: Physiology 1

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Course title Physiology 1
Course code KAZ/BPFY1
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
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
  • Cichá Martina, doc. Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
Cell physiology, physiology of body fluids, blood physiology, hemostasis, homeostasis, physiology of muscle contraction, heart and physiology of the circulatory system, respiratory physiology, skin and thermoregulation.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture, Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming), Laboratory Work
  • Attendace - 26 hours per semester
  • Preparation for the Course Credit - 20 hours per semester
  • Homework for Teaching - 20 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Physiology based on previous knowledge of anatomy, biology, chemistry and physics. The aim of the course is to give an overview of the functions of the organism as a whole and its individual systems from the molecular to the organ level.
The student after the course should be able to explain the principles of operation of all systems of the human organism and governance mechanisms.
Essential knowledge of human anatomy. Works with PC, internet connection.

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral exam, Seminar Work

Active, 90% participation in exercices; written work on a selected topic from physiology (with citation of at least one foreign author - translation from a world language), in range of 3-5 pages in A4 format.
Recommended literature
  • Cichá, M. (2011). Biologická antropologie: studijní opora. Olomouc: Hanex.
  • Jirák, Z. (2007). Fyziologie pro bakalářské studium na LF OU. Ostrava: Ostravská univerzita v Ostravě.
  • Klimešová, I., & Stelzer, J. (2013). Fyziologie výživy. Olomouc: Univerzita Palackého v Olomouci.
  • Klimešová, I. Základy sportovní výživy.
  • Merkunová, A.,Orel, M. (2008). Anatomie a fyziologie člověka pro humanitní obory.. Praha.
  • Mourek, J., Novotná, K., & Řeháková, J. (2012). Fyziologie: učebnice pro studenty zdravotnických oborů. Praha: Grada Publishing.
  • Rokyta R. a kol. (2008). Fyziologie pro bakalářská studia v medicíně, přírodovědných a tělovýchovných oborech. 2. vydání, Praha ISV.
  • Schreiber M. a kol. (1998). Funkční somatologie. H&H Jinočany .
  • Trojan, S. (2003). Lékařská fyziologie. Praha: Grada Publishing.
  • Trojan, S., Votava, J., Druga, R., & Pfeiffer, J. (2005). Fyziologie a léčebná rehabilitace motoriky člověka. Praha: Grada Publishing.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Education Social health work with focus on education (BB15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Winter