Study programmes / B-SP Specialisation in pedagogy / Biology of youth and school health
Course code:BZPA
Course title in language of instruction:Biologie mládeže a školní zdravotnictví
Course title in Czech:Biologie mládeže a školní zdravotnictví
Course title in English:Biology of youth and school health
Mode of completion and number of credits:Exam (4 credits), Fulfillment of requirements (5 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes:full-time, 1/1; part-time, 0/12
(full-time, hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week; part-time, lectures per period / seminars per period)
Language of instruction:Czech
Level of course:bachelor
Semester:WS 2017/2018 - ILE
Name of lecturer:Ing. Marie Horáčková, Ph.D. (supervisor)
Prerequisites:to study at faculty ICV
Aims of the course:To acquaint students with basic terminology, recall and knowledge of the structure and function of the human body and its organ systems, the causes, symptoms, development, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of selected infectious and non-infectious diseases. To acquaint students with the role of nutrition, physical activity and stress influence health, the problems of socio-pathological phenomena, positive and negative moments, such as school health affects.
Course contents:
1.Fields, basic concepts and their explanations (allowance 1/1)
a.Health and illness, holistic approach to health
b.Factors acting positively and negatively on human health
c.The WHO projects "Health for the 21st Century"

2.Man and Environment (allowance 1/1)
b.Living conditions
c.The role of environmental factors

3.Physical and neuropsychological development of the child (allowance 1/1)
a.Effects of acting before, during and since the birth of life during
b.Classification of childhood
c.Growth and development of children, school readiness

4.Nutrition (allowance 1/1)
a.Requirements for human nutrition, energy and biological value of food
b.Energy balance, basal metabolism, essential nutrients
c.Characteristics of childhood, nutrition recommendations

5.Selected pathological conditions of childhood (allowance 1/1)
a.Symptoms of health disorders, their classification
b.Possibilities of diagnosis, treatment and prevention of diseases

6.Major infectious diseases of childhood (allowance 1/1)
a.Epidemiology of infections, epidemiological pattern
b.Representatives of communicable diseases
c.Vaccination, his principle, other preventive measures

7.Major non-infectious diseases of mass occurrence (allowance 1/1)
a.Cardio-vascular disease, treatment options and prevention measures regime
b.Neoplastic diseases, treatment options and prevention measures regime
c.Allergies, diabetes, accidents, treatment options and prevention measures regime

8.Significant risks to acting school pupils (allowance 1/1)
a.Description of the school environment, the school as workplace risk, lifestyle Czech youth, his risky moments
b.Fatigue and overload, lack of exercise and stress, school and extracurricular activities
c.Routine, biorhythms, the use of performance curves, prevention projects

9.Health teachers in the profession, health education (allowance 1/1)
a.Risk moments teaching profession, preventive measures, relaxation techniques, healthy lifestyle, social background
b.The content, objectives and methods of health education, civic responsibility, sex education, parenting education
c.Examples of prevention projects, the preparation and implementation

10.Addictive behaviors with features and its prevention (allowance 1/1)
a.Addictology - basic concepts, definitions and clarifications
b.The consumption of alcohol, tobacco, other drugs, a virtual drug-classification, examples of risk
c.Minimum preventive program details, the methodology of prevention and their role in school, primary prevention of addiction

11.Other significant socio-pathological phenomena, prevention (allowance 1/1)
a.Hazing, its forms, manifestations, diagnosis, prevention
b.Syndrome abuse and child neglect (CAN), forms, symptoms, diagnosis, prevention
c.Lies, running away, truancy, theft, self-harm, suicide, promiscuity, prostitution, commercial sexual exploitation of children

12.Selected chapters from first aid, emergency conditions, emergency services and their use (allowance 1/1)
a.Cardiopulmocerebral resuscitation, diagnosis arrest of vital functions - the rules and exceptions
b.Building a large hemorrhage, shock, and symptomatic treatment, the recovery position, anti-shock position
c.Thermal and cold injuries, musculoskeletal injuries, poisoning, burns, accidents

Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-ability to analyse and synthesize
-ability to apply knowledge
-ability to work independently
-skilled at utilizing and processing information

Specific competences:
-diagnostical and interventional: is able to recognize social pathological symptoms
-pedagogical: respects human rights in his/her pedagogical praxis
-psychosocial: forms a positive study climate

Type of course unit:required
Year of study:Not applicable - the subject could be chosen at anytime during the course of the programme.
Work placement:There is no compulsory work placement in the course unit.
Recommended study modules:none
Assessment methods:The course ends with exam. The test is a written form (test), which contains 30 questions within the course syllabus. There is enclosed a choice of several responses, one is always considered correct. To pass the exam to achieve a minimum 60% success rate. Circuits to test the public respect the mandatory content of literary titles. In case of disagreement, the student or other barriers, which prevent it from writing to meet the (test), you can try to make orally. Teachers entering students 3 questions, based on the syllabus, give him time for a written preparation.
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load)
Type of teaching methodDaily attendanceCombined form
Direct teaching
     lecture14 h0 h
     practice14 h0 h
     consultation0 h12 h
     preparation for exam70 h100 h
     preparation for regular testing14 h0 h
Total112 h112 h

Basic reading list
  • OURODA, S. Školní hygiena a prevence: modul výuky pro řízené samostudium v DPS UOP. 1. vyd. Brno: Mendelova zemědělská a lesnická univerzita v Brně, 2002. 111 p. ISBN 80-7157-586-0.
  • KOTULÁN, J. Zdravotní nauky pro pedagogy. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2005. 258 p. ISBN 80-210-3844-6.
  • OURODA, S. -- ZECHMEISTER, A. Biologie mládeže a školní zdravotnictví. 1. vyd. Brno: Vysoká škola zemědělská, 1992. 120 p. ISBN 80-7157-051-6.
  • VIGUÉ, J. První pomoc. 1. vyd. Čestlice: Rebo, 2006. 294 p. Knihovna zdraví. ISBN 80-7234-538-9.
  • ŠMARDA, J. et al. Biologie pro psychology a pedagogy. 1. vyd. Praha: Portál, 2004. 420 p. ISBN 80-7178-924-0.
  • MRZENA, B. Pediatrie : vybrané kapitoly pro studující speciální pedagogiky PdF UK v Praze. Brno: Paido, 2009. 109 p. ISBN 978-80-7315-182-9.
  • MACHOVÁ, J. Biologie člověka pro učitele. Praha: Karolinum, 2002. 269 p. ISBN 80-7184-867-0.
  • HOLČÍK, J. Zdravotní gramotnost a její role v péči o zdraví: k teoretickým základům cesty ke zdraví. Brno: MSD, 2009. 149 p. ISBN 978-80-7392-089-0.
  • PETRŽELA, M. První pomoc pro každého. Praha: Grada, 2007. 77 p. ISBN 978-80-247-2246-7.
Recommended reading list
  • MACHOVÁ, J. Biologie člověka pro speciální pedagogy. 1. vyd. Praha: SPN, 1993. 263 p. ISBN 80-04-23795-9.
  • TROJAN, S. Atlas biologie člověka: 430 modelových otázek k přijímacím zkouškám na medicínu + 100 obrazových podkladů k opakování a procvičování. Praha: Scientia, 2002. 56 p. ISBN 80-7183-257-X.
  • TROJAN, S. Biológia človeka v obrazoch. Bratislava: Osveta, 1991. 80 p. ISBN 80-217-0345-8.
  • TROJAN, S. et al. Lékařská fyziologie. 4. vyd. Praha: Grada Publishing, 2003. 771 p. ISBN 80-247-0512-5.
  • Anatomie člověka. 2. vyd. Martin: Osveta, 1998. 485 p. ISBN 80-8063-008-9.
  • Atlas anatomie člověka.
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  • SILBERNAGL, S. -- DESPOPOULOS, A. Atlas fyziologie člověka. 6. vyd. Praha: Grada, 2004. 435 p. ISBN 80-247-0630-X.
  • MCMINN, R. -- HUTCHINGS, R. Barevný atlas anatomie člověka. 1. vyd. Bratislava: Slovart, 1992. 358 p. ISBN 80-7145-033-2.
  • VOKURKA, M. -- HUGO, J. et al. Praktický slovník medicíny. 8. vyd. Praha: Maxdorf, 518 p. ISBN 978-80-7345-123-3.
  • WESTON, T. Atlas lidského těla. 1. vyd. Praha: Fortuna Print, 1993. 156 p.
  • ŠIMEK, J. Čísla o lidském těle a jak jim rozumět. 1. vyd. Praha: VICTORIA PUBL., 1995. 201 p. ISBN 80-85865-84-X.
  • GANONG, W F. Přehled lékařské fyziologie: dvacáté vydání. Praha: Galén, 890 p. ISBN 80-7262-311-7.
  • Člověk. Praha: Euromedia Group - Knižní klub, 2005. 512 p. ISBN 80-242-1455-5.
  • PARKER, S. Lidské tělo. Praha: Euromedia Group - Knižní klub , 2007. 256 p. ISBN 978-80-242-2211-0.