Course: Medical Biophysics II

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Course title Medical Biophysics II
Course code LBF/RB011
Organizational form of instruction Exercise + Seminar
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 4
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
  • Žárská Ludmila, Mgr.
  • Bartoň Tománková Kateřina, doc. Ing. Ph.D.
  • Vachutka Jaromír, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Kolářová Hana, prof. RNDr. CSc.
  • Jiravová Jana, Mgr.
  • Bajgar Robert, MUDr. Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
The subject content is explanation of biophysical principles in physiological processes of human body (molecular biophysics, biophysics of cell and tissues), its function (biophysics of perception, organ biophysics) and its interaction with external environment with a focus on examination and measuring methods for a purpose of rehabilitation and physiotherapy.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic Lecture(Interpretation, Training), Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming), Demonstration, Laboratory Work
  • Attendace - 30 hours per semester
  • Homework for Teaching - 15 hours per semester
  • Preparation for the Course Credit - 15 hours per semester
  • Preparation for the Exam - 60 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Student will obtain knowledge on the software used for workplace management, patient agenda and presentation of the new information. Student will gain the understanding on the application software for the therapy practice. Student will be able to use methods required to search for the high-quality information.
The students will be able to understand biophysical processes in human body and will be able to work with basic instrumental technique used for rehabilitation and physiotherapy.
Students ought to have fundamental biology and physics attainments at the secondary education level.

Assessment methods and criteria
Mark, Oral exam, Student performance, Analysis of Activities ( Technical works)

Attendance at all seminars and practical tutorials
Recommended literature
  • Beneš a kolektiv. (2011). Základy lékařské biofyziky. Univerzita Karlova.
  • Hrazdira, I., Mornstein, V., Škorpíková, J. Základy biofyziky a zdravotnické techniky..
  • Rosina, J. a kol. (2013). Biofyzika: pro zdravotnické a biomedicínské obory. Praha: Grada.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Health Sciences Physiotherapy (2011) Health service 1 Summer