Course: Biophysics

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Course title Biophysics
Course code KOPA/BFPK
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 1
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Novotný Dušan, doc. RNDr. CSc.
  • Berčík Čestmír, RNDr.
Course content

Learning activities and teaching methods
Learning outcomes
The course introduces the basics of biophysics and its use in midwifery, medical diagnostic methods and treatment methods. A student will acquire the basic information about the physical differences in particular methods and their biological effects. A student will be introduced to the different types of these methods and the devices which are used when performing the examinations. The other part of this course is an introduction to ultrasound diagnostics, as an examination method of the first choice in obstetrics and gynaecology.
Subject knowledge A student will acquire the basic terminology, knowledge and the nature of biophysical processes in human body. Professional skills A student is able to explain, from the biophysical perspectiv, the selected processes in the human body and describe the physical function principles of devices with which he will come across during his / her clinical practice.
Conditional subject was not determined

Assessment methods and criteria
Credits: Check tests
Recommended literature
  • BENEŠ, J., STRÁNSKÝ P., VÍTEK F. Základy lékařské biofyziky. UK Praha, nakl. Karolinum, 2005. ISBN 80-246-1009-4.
  • HÁJEK, JERONÝM. Antropomotorika Praha:UKPF.2001,95s.. ISBN 8072900633.
  • HRAZDÍRA I. a kol. Biofyzika (učebnice pro LF). Praha : Avicenum,. 1990.
  • NAVRÁTIL, L., ROSINA,J., aj. Medicínská biofyzika, Grada Publishing, a.s, 2005. 2005.
  • ROSINA, J.a kol. Biofyzika pro studenty zdravotnických oborů.Praha:Grada,2006.232s. ISBN 80-247-1383-7.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Health Studies Midwife (K14) Health service 1 Summer