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Course, academic year 2023/2024
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Massage - PFYZ215C
Title: Massage
Guaranteed by: Department of Physiotherapy (51-300400)
Faculty: Faculty of Physical Education and Sport
Actual: from 2023
Semester: summer
Points: 0
E-Credits: 1
Examination process: summer s.:
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:0/1, C [HT]
Extent per academic year: 14 [hours]
Capacity: unknown / 20 (20)
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
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: PhDr. Mgr. Helena Vomáčková, Ph.D.
Teacher(s): Bc. Karolína Štumbauerová
In complex incompatibility with: PFYZ219C
The aim of the course is to acquire skills in performing massages (curative and regenerative) and knowledge of indications and contraindications.
Last update: Vomáčková Helena, PhDr. Mgr., Ph.D. (27.09.2019)
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:

  • based on theoretical knowledge, the student distinguishes between different types of massages
  • distinguishes the effectiveness and area of action of individual types of massages
  • demonstrates the ability to perform individual massage touches
  • are able to perform massage sets of classical massage and assess their suitability for a particular patient
  • are acquainted with the indications and contraindications of classical massage
  • knows the hygienic rules and legislation concerning the implementation of classical massage
Last update: Vomáčková Helena, PhDr. Mgr., Ph.D. (18.01.2021)

KUNZ, B., KUNZ, K. Reflexzonen Massage. Přeložil Hanna NEVES. Augsburg: Weltbild, 2009. Weltbild Taschenbuch. ISBN 978-3-86800-150-1.

SALVO, S. G. Massage Therapy-E-Book: Principles and Practice. Elsevier Health Sciences, 2015.

Last update: Vomáčková Helena, PhDr. Mgr., Ph.D. (27.09.2019)
Requirements to the exam

Credit Requirements:

  • 100 % attendance
  • active participation in practical training
  • practical examination
Last update: Štumbauerová Karolína, Bc. (14.02.2024)

1. Introduction to massages, basic touches, aim of massage, massage contraindication
2. Rules of indication and contraindication of massage
3-4. Touch - subcutaneous tissue, fascia, muscles, adipose tissue, swelling
5. Psychosocial aspects of work in the intimate zone of the client
6-12. Practical training of back, UE, LE, chest, abdomen sets
13. Massage of the neck and hair and facial parts of the head
14. Revision, consultation of technicians. Legislative standards related to massages

Last update: Vomáčková Helena, PhDr. Mgr., Ph.D. (14.02.2024)
Learning resources

Study aids:

 Moodle 1:

Last update: Jandová Renáta (27.07.2023)
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