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Musculoskeletal diseases in old age - diagnostics and possibilities of their prevention - PDSK096
Title: Nemoci pohybového aparátu ve stáří - diagnostika a možnosti jejich prevence
Guaranteed by: Department of Biomedical Foundation in Kinanthropology (51-300200)
Faculty: Faculty of Physical Education and Sport
Actual: from 2022
Semester: winter
Points: 1
E-Credits: 0
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:0/0, Ex [HT]
Capacity: unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
4EU+: no
Virtual mobility / capacity: no
Key competences:  
State of the course: taught
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Note: course is intended for doctoral students only
course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
priority enrollment if the course is part of the study plan
can be fulfilled in the future
Guarantor: doc. Mgr. Michal Šteffl, Ph.D.
Annotation -
Diseases of the locomotive system such as sarcopenia or dynapenia pose a considerable risk of loss self-sufficiency for the elderly. An important problem associated with these diseases is then the cost of care seniors who suffer from them. At present, these costs are considerable and can be expected to increase with respect to. The fact that the aging of the human population, especially in developed countries, is considered a phenomenon of today. For this reason, early diagnosis and prevention of these diseases is a major challenge for the scientific community worldwide.
Last update: Kinkorová Ivana, Mgr., Ph.D. (31.05.2019)
Course completion requirements -


credit work

Last update: Kinkorová Ivana, Mgr., Ph.D. (06.06.2019)
Literature -

KALVACH, Z., et al. Geriatrické syndromy a geriatrický pacient. Praha: Grada Publishing a.s., 2008. ISBN 8024724901.

KALVACH, Z., et al. Křehký pacient a primární péče. Praha: Grada Publishing a.s., 2012. ISBN 8024776286.

ŠTĚPÁNKOVÁ, H., HÖSCHL, C., VIDOVIĆOVÁ, L. et al. Gerontologie - současné otázky z pohledu biomedicíny a společenských věd. Praha: Karolinum, 2014. ISBN 978-80-246-2628-4.

CRUZ-JENTOFT, A. J., J. P. BAEYENS, J. M. BAUER, Y. BOIRIE, et al., 2010. Sarcopenia: European consensus on definition and diagnosis: Report of the European Working Group on Sarcopenia in Older People. Age Ageing, 39(4), 412-423. ISSN 1468-2834.

CRUZ-JENTOFT, A. J., F. LANDI, S. M. SCHNEIDER, C. ZUNIGA, et al., 2014. Prevalence of and interventions for sarcopenia in ageing adults: a systematic review. Report of the International Sarcopenia Initiative (EWGSOP and IWGS). Age Ageing, 43(6), 748-759. ISSN 1468-2834.

MCLEAN, R. R., M. D. SHARDELL, D. E. ALLEY, P. M. CAWTHON, et al., 2014. Criteria for clinically relevant weakness and low lean mass and their longitudinal association with incident mobility impairment and mortality: the foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) sarcopenia project. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci, 69(5), 576-583. ISSN 1758-535X.

MORLEY, J. E., S. D. ANKER AND S. VON HAEHLING, 2014. Prevalence, incidence, and clinical impact of sarcopenia: facts, numbers, and epidemiology-update 2014. J Cachexia Sarcopenia Muscle, 5(4), 253-259. ISSN 2190-5991.

Last update: Kinkorová Ivana, Mgr., Ph.D. (31.05.2019)
Requirements to the exam -

Credit Requirements:

• Consultation

• Credit work

Last update: Kinkorová Ivana, Mgr., Ph.D. (24.10.2019)
Syllabus -

Definition of aging

Risk factors of aging, prevention

Diseases of the movement system - symptoms, diagnostics, therapy

Last update: Kinkorová Ivana, Mgr., Ph.D. (24.10.2019)
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