Course: Medical Biophysics

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Course title Medical Biophysics
Course code LBF/OA011
Organizational form of instruction Exercise + Seminar
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
Lecturer(s)
  • Bartoň Tománková Kateřina, doc. Ing. Ph.D.
  • Kolářová Hana, prof. RNDr. CSc.
Course content
The course contains an explanation of biophysical principles in physiological and pathological processes of human organism, explaining basic action mechanisms of selected physical factors on life systems with a focus on ionizing and non-ionizing radiation, mechanical factors, ultrasound and thermal field.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic Lecture(Interpretation, Training), Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming), Laboratory Work
Learning outcomes
The goal of the course is explanation of biophysical principles in physiological and pathological processes of human organism. To explain basic action mechanisms of selected physical factors on life systems with a focus on ionizing and non-ionizing radiation, mechanical factors, ultrasound and thermal field.
The students will be able to understand biophysical processes in human body and will be able to work with basic medical instrumental technique.
Prerequisites
Students ought to have fundamental biology and physics attainments at the secondary education level.

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance, Dialog

100% active attendance at seminars, working out of report.
Recommended literature
  • Hálek, J. a kol. (2002). Biofyzika pro bakaláře. Olomouc: Vydavatelství UP.
  • Hrazdira, I., Mornstein, V., Lechner, J. (1999). Biofyzikální principy lékařské přístrojové techniky. MU LF Brno.
  • Hrazdira, I. (1998). Úvod do obecné a lékařské biofyziky. MU LF Brno.
  • Navrátil, L., Rosina, J. a kol. (2005). Medicínská biofyzika. Praha: Grada Publishing.
  • Rosina, J., Kolářová, H., Staněk, J. (2006). Biofyzika pro studenty zdravotnických oborů. Praha: Grada Publishing.


Study plans that include the course
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