Course: Youth Biology and Health Prevention

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Course title Youth Biology and Health Prevention
Course code KBI/UBMZP
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 1
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 6
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Hrušková Martina, RNDr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. Introduction. Tissues. 2. Musculoskeletal system. 3. Cardiovascular system. 4. Digestive system. 5. Respiratory and Urinary system. 6. Endocrine system. 7.-9. Nervous system. 10. Sensory systems. 11.-12. Human Ontogeny. 13.-14. Occupational and school hygiene. Civilizing diseases (prevention).

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Work with text (with textbook, with book)
Learning outcomes
Students will learn basics of human anatomy and physiology - the skeletal and muscular system, the blood and cardiovascular system, the respiratory system, the excretory system, the endocrine system, the digestive system, the nervous system, the sensory organs and sexual reproduction. Students get to know principles of the first aid, illness prevention and well -being and basics of the ontogenetic development with its age physical specialities.
Knowledge of essentials of human biology and first aid provides a theoretical background of professional qualification for educational process. Knowledge of human biology with consideration of health prevention is meaningful for school practice in general.

Assessment methods and criteria
Written examination, Student performance assessment

Knowledge of functional anatomy and physiology of selected organ systems, ontogeny (school age particularly), hygiene. Theoretical knowledge of health prevention and first aid.
Recommended literature
  • Kantor, M. :. Základy somatopatologie pro studenty učitelství a bakalářského studia sociální práce 1, 2. Učební text.. Plzeň, ZČU, 2002.
  • Kočárek, E.:. Biologie člověka,Scientia, s.r.o, Praha, 2007.
  • Machová J.:. Biologie člověka pro speciální pedagogy, SPN Praha, 1993.
  • Machová J.:. Biologie člověka pro učitele. Nakladatelství Karolinum, Praha, 2002.
  • Malá H., Klementa J.:. Biologie dětí a dorostu, SPN Praha, 1985.
  • Novotný I., Hruška M.:. Biologie člověka pro gymnázia. Fortuna, Praha 1995.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Teaching vocational subjects part-time BA course (2) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter