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Course, academic year 2023/2024
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Diagnostic in biomedicine and medical research - PFYB118NC
Title: Diagnostic in biomedicine and medical research
Guaranteed by: Department of Biomedical Foundation in Kinanthropology (51-300200)
Faculty: Faculty of Physical Education and Sport
Actual: from 2023
Semester: winter
Points: 0
E-Credits: 5
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:1/1, C+Ex [HT]
Capacity: unknown / unknown (10)
Min. number of students: unlimited
4EU+: no
Virtual mobility / capacity: no
Key competences:  
State of the course: taught
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Is provided by: PFYB118N
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
priority enrollment if the course is part of the study plan
Guarantor: doc. Mgr. Michal Šteffl, Ph.D.
doc. MUDr. Ing. Tomáš Větrovský, Ph.D.
Annotation -
The aim of the course is to acquaint students with the principles of diagnostics and diagnostic tools used in the medical sciences. Students will be introduced to clinical and laboratory tests - spiroergometry, polysomnography, selected sensory organ examinations, ECG, imaging techniques, patient reported outcomes, as well as new trends in diagnostic procedures using wearable electronics, advanced sensors and artificial intelligence (objective assessment of physical activity using accelerometers, ecological momentary assessment, ballistography, digital outcomes, etc.).
Last update: Šteffl Michal, doc. Mgr., Ph.D. (18.10.2023)
Aim of the course -

Get a general overview of diagnostic methods in biomedicine, get to know the methods used in various clinical settings.

Students have a basic overview of diagnostic methods and procedures in biomedical and medical sciences.

Knowledge (students know)

  • Methods of assessing gait parameters
  • Selected psychomotor tests
  • Basic methods of eye examination
  • Use of indirect calorimetry in diabetology
  • Basic geriatric examinations
  • Examination of the joints and musculoskeletal system
  • Methods of exercise cardiology
  • Examination of cognitive functions
  • Content of preventive and screening examinations
  • Use of computerised posturography
  • Use of mobile sensors, accelerometers, EMA
Last update: Šteffl Michal, doc. Mgr., Ph.D. (18.10.2023)
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