Special Physiotherapeutical Methods II - PFYZ016C
Title: Special Physiotherapeutical Methods II
Guaranteed by: Department of Physiotherapy (51-300400)
Faculty: Faculty of Physical Education and Sport
Actual: from 2022
Semester: summer
Points: 0
E-Credits: 3
Examination process: summer s.:
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:0/2, C [HT]
Extent per academic year: 28 [hours]
Capacity: unknown / unknown (0)
Min. number of students: unlimited
4EU+: no
Virtual mobility / capacity: no
Key competences:  
State of the course: not taught
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Note: deregister from the credit exam date if a requisite was not fulfilled
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. PaedDr. Dagmar Pavlů, CSc.
Classification: Sport and Physical Education > Rehabilitation
Co-requisite : PFYZ074C
In complex incompatibility with: PFYZ219C
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The aim of the course is to extend the knowledge and skills in physiotherapeutic procedures above the obligatory subjects. The course introduces the basics of the concept according to Brügger, the Schrott method, and the Klapp approach. The main focus of the course is the analysis and practical training of selected special therapeutic procedures in the field of physiotherapy from the above-mentioned approaches.
Last update: Vomáčková Helena, PhDr. Mgr., Ph.D. (25.10.2019)
Aim of the course

Learning Outcomes:

The aim of the course is to provide students with the knowledge, skills and general competencies so that after the completion of the course the students:

  • demonstrate knowledge of the basic principles of the concept according to Brügger, Schrott and Klapp
  • demonstrate knowledge of the principles of diagnostic procedures according to Brügger
  • demonstrate basic skills in the application of basic therapeutic procedures according to Brügger

Last update: Vomáčková Helena, PhDr. Mgr., Ph.D. (21.09.2020)

BRÜGGER, A. Lehrbuch der funktionellen Störungen desBbewegungssystems. Zollikon : Brügger; Benglen : Verlag, 2000. 503 s. ISBN 3-9520075-4-4.

KLAPP B. Das Klappsche Kriechverfahren. Stuttgart: Thieme 1990. 12. Aufl. 114s. ISBN: 3-133606123.

LEHRNET- SCHROTH CH. L. Dreidimensionale Skoliosebahandlung, Atmungs- Ortopädie-System. 6.Auflage, Urban & Fischer, 2000 ISBN 3-437-46460-4.

MULLIGAN, B. R. Manual Therapy: Nags, Snags, Mwms, Etc. Wellington : Bateson Publishing Ltd, 2014, 6th ed., ISBN 139781877520037.

SHACKLOCK, M. Clinical Neurodynamics: A New System of Neuromusculoskeletal Treatment. Butterworth-Heinemann, 2005, ISBN-10: 0750654562.

Last update: Vomáčková Helena, PhDr. Mgr., Ph.D. (25.10.2019)
Requirements to the exam - Czech

Credit Requirements:

  • 100% attendance on practicals with active participation
Last update: Vomáčková Helena, PhDr. Mgr., Ph.D. (25.10.2019)

1. Introduction to the concept Diagnostics and therapy of functional disorders of the locomotor system according to Brügger, concept philosophy.

2. Body posture correction in the Brügger concept.

3. Basic principles of diagnostics and therapy of the Brügger concept.

4. Application of manual therapeutic procedures targeted to affect muscle function (AEK procedures)

5. Importance of autotherapy in the Brügger concept, division of approaches.

6. Application of autotherapeutic procedures with respect to the Brügger concept using elastic strokes.

7. Application of physical therapy procedures with respect to the Brügger concept (application of hot roles).

8. Principle, indication and training of ADL procedures in the Brügger concept.

9. Demonstration of diagnostic and therapeutic approaches in practice (patient).

10. Introduction to the method according to K. Schrottová, theoretical background.

11. Application of individual diagnostic elements of the Schrott method.

12. Application of the Schrott method according to the type of diagnoses.

13. Theoretical basis of the R. Klapp method.

14. Practical application of the R. Klapp method.

Last update: Vomáčková Helena, PhDr. Mgr., Ph.D. (25.10.2019)
Learning resources

Study Aids:

  • see the „Syllabus“
  • in case of distance learning, the ZOOM (MS Teams) online platform with the support of a course in Moodle2, unless otherwise instructed by the teacher
Last update: Vomáčková Helena, PhDr. Mgr., Ph.D. (14.01.2021)