Kinesiotherapy
 
Module: Physiotherapy
ECTS: 9
Contact hours – lectures: 50
Contact hours – seminar:  
Contact hours – clinical exercises: 85
Contact hours – clinical practice:  
Holder of subject:
Year of study: First
 
Kinesiotherapy              

Contact hours – lectures: 50
Contact hours – seminar:  
Contact hours – clinical exercises: 85
Contact hours – clinical practice:  
Holder of subject:  
Education providers:
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Level of study: First Bologna cycle professional education study program
Semester: Winter
Language: Slovene/English
 
Subject-specific competences:
  • Therapeutic exercises in context of possible muscles contraction, movement manners, muscle work, kinetic chain;
  • Therapeutic exercises with the use of various pillows and accessories;
  • Therapeutic exercises effects;
  • Indications, restrictions, caution manners and counter indications;
  • Proper exercise selection and individual exercise adaptation;
  • Set objectives of kinesio-therapeutic treatment and plan kinesio-therapeutic methods therapy.

Objectives and competences:
  • Upgrade knowledge on functional anatomy and physiology (working of movement, cardio-vascular, nervous and respiratory system);
  • Understanding responses of various organic systems on body activity;
  • Influence of body activity and specific exercises on structure and working of movement, cardio-vascular, nervous and respiratory system;
  • Understanding movement of healthy person and recognizing pathologic changes of movement system;
  • Ability to plan, define and implement therapeutic exercises independently. 

Knowledge and understanding:
  • Understanding of normal and pathologic processes of the movement system;
  • Recognising morphologic and functional changes of movement, cardio-vascular and respiratory system in injuries, diseases and other pathologic conditions;
  • Evaluation of initial conditions, therapy planning, therapeutic exercise implementation and monitoring of their effects.
Mandatory references:
  • Kisner, C. & Colby, L.A., 2012. Therapeutic exercise: Foundations and Techniques. 6. izd. Philadelphia: Davis.
  • Ustrezni znanstveni članki iz znanstvenih revij (po dogovoru z nosilcem oz. posameznimi izvajalci)
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Study obligations: 50% obligatory attendance at lectures
100% obligatory attendance at seminars
submitted and presented seminar work
Assessment methods: practical exam (40%)
written examination (60%)