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Pedagogy for Physiotherapists - PPPD001C
Title: Pedagogy for Physiotherapists
Guaranteed by: Department of Social Sciences Foundation in Kinanthropology (51-300000)
Faculty: Faculty of Physical Education and Sport
Actual: from 2023
Semester: winter
Points: 0
E-Credits: 2
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:2/0, Ex [HT]
Extent per academic year: 28 [hours]
Capacity: 24 / unknown (unknown)
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
Guarantor: PhDr. Kamil Kotlík, Ph.D.
Teacher(s): PhDr. Kamil Kotlík, Ph.D.
Classification: Sport and Physical Education > Social Subjects
In complex incompatibility with: PFYZ219C
The subject provides an university basis of theory and practice of an educational process in the training of physiotherapists and specialists in related professions. The subject informs about the development and division of pedagogy as well as curent educational conceptions, legislative documents and family upbringing.However, the focus of the subject lies in those pedagogical fields, which are closely related to a branch of physiotherapy. Mainly it goes about topics such as personality of educant as well as of an educator (in this case the physiotherapeut), communication, cognitive, social and motor learning, ethics in pedagogy and ontogenesis. The aim of the subject is to provide to students the knowledge base from the pedagogy as well as the interconnection of pedagogical knowledges with the real praxis in the branch of physiotherapy. Further, it would provide the application of gained knowledges.
Last update: Kotlík Kamil, PhDr., Ph.D. (01.08.2019)

1. Armour, K. (2011). Sport Pedagogy. An Introduction for Teaching a Coaching. Abingdon: Taylor & Francis Ltd, 368 pp. ISBN 9780273732587

2. Jansa, P., Kovář, K., Fantová, P. (2007). The Opinion and Attitude of the Contemporary Youth on sport, Physical Education and Other Motion Activities. Nitra: Acta Facult. Pedagog.

Nitrien. Universit. Konstant. Philosop., 1(4), pp. 19–23.ISBN 978-80-8094-173-4

3. Kotlík, K. (2015). Pedagogy of sport (E-learning presentations from pedagogy). Available in: (faculty Moodle web sites)

4. National Institute for Education (2016). Framework Educational Programmes (for each field of study). Praha: Národní ústav pro vzdělávání. Available in:

5. Tinning, R. (2010). Pedagogy and Human Movement. London: Routledge, 250 pp. ISBN 0415677343

Last update: Kotlík Kamil, PhDr., Ph.D. (01.08.2019)
Requirements to the exam

Graded credit requirements:

  • written test (eventually an oral form)

Last update: Kotlík Kamil, PhDr., Ph.D. (01.08.2019)

Lectures :

1. Historical roots of the origin of the pedagogy, main pedagogic lines, alternative education

2. The significance of the pedagogy in the context of the contemporary social development

3. Basic pedagogic terms, structuring of the pedagogy as a science, structure of educational processes

4. The elements of the human development and ontogeny

5. The learning and its basis, cognitive and social learning, memory

6. The motor learning

7. Success assumptions in the pedagogical aktivity, pedagogical communication

8. Ethical bases of moral upbringing, ethics in communication

9. The personality of an educant and an educator

10. Family as a fundamental institution

11. Self-education and pedagogy of adult people

12. Pedagogy of a leisure time and the experience pedagogy

13. Education system in Czech republic - characteristics, specifics and legislative

14. Bases of the pedagogic diagnostics

Last update: Kotlík Kamil, PhDr., Ph.D. (01.08.2019)
Learning resources

Lectures of a subject Pedagogy for Physiotherapeuts are realized by MS Teams.

Name of the team: Pedagogy for Physiotherapeuts (PPPD001C)

Code of the team: 148te4p

Link to the team:

Study materials (presentations, sources, control tests from particular topics, list of questions etc.) are available in Moodle course.

Name of the course: Pedagogy of Sport (common course for more branches of study)

Link to the course:

Last update: Kotlík Kamil, PhDr., Ph.D. (14.10.2020)
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