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Diabetes mellitus in equestrian sport in Czech Republic
Mašková, Marie ; Vilikus, Zdeněk (advisor) ; Vařeková, Jitka (referee)
Title: Diabetes mellitus in Equistrian Sport in Czech Republic Objectives: The aim of the literature review part of the thesis was to give an introduction to the issue of diabetes mellitus as well as the effect of sport on the decompensation of the disease, to search for available sources on a narrowly focused topic - the impact of horse riding on diabetes mellitus, and to process the findings in a clear form into the first (literature review) part of the work. The goal of the second (research) part was to map, with the use of questionnaires and interviews, the situation of diabetes patients in the Czech Republic who do equestrian sport actively. In the case study their subjective feelings were reviewed. The main aim was to prove the positive impact of horse riding on diabetes mellitus, or more precisely to find out if it is stress or physical exertion that has a greater effect on the blood glucose (BG) level. Furthermore, the thesis focuses on the issue of public awareness of disease management as well as first aid. Methods: The first part of the thesis was carried out in the form of a literature review, for which research articles and other literature sources were found primarily on electronic information portals (mainly Web of Science, etc.) For the second (research) part a questionnaire (on the...
The Influence of Pelvic Clock lesson from the Feldenkrais Method® on the Proprioception and the Range of Pelvic Movement
Pehalová, Barbora ; Vařeková, Jitka (advisor) ; Šifta, Petr (referee)
Title: The Influence of Pelvic Clock lesson from the Feldenkrais Method® on the Proprioception and the Range of Pelvic Movement Objectives: The aim of this diploma thesis is to investigate the influence of Feldenkrais method (FM) on the lumbar spine and pelvic movement functions. Specifically, changes in the ability of pelvis reposition, changes in stabilize pelvic movements and postural changes were tested after completing one FM lesson Pelvic Clock. Method: It is theoretical empirical work where quantitative research with elements of controlled study was used. For the study, 30 probands aged 20 to 30 years were selected and divided into two groups. Both groups underwent a pelvic reposition test twice. The second measurement took place 40 minutes after the end of the previous measurement. At this time interval, 15 probands in the experimental group underwent an intervention in the form of the Pelvic Clock lesson of the Feldenkrais Method. The control group of 15 probands in this time period focused on physically undemanding activities, i.e. sitting, walking, etc. The following parameters were determined for all probands: accuracy of pelvic reposition, range of pelvis movement, pelvic stabilization movements, and pelvic tilt change. The results are processed into graphs and statistically evaluated....
Occurrence of sensomotoric disorders in children with hearing impairment
Fiedlerová, Kateřina ; Vařeková, Jitka (advisor) ; Prokešová, Eva (referee)
Title: Occurrence of coordination disorders in children with hearing impairment Objectives: The aim of this master thesis was to verify the hypothesis that children with hearing impairment have higher incidence of sensorimotor issues byassessing their motor skills, physical fitness and somatognostic functions. A partial goal was to assess the correlation between the methods used. Methods: The examination group consisted of 73 children (27 girls and 46 boys) with hearing impairment aged 7 to 16 years (mean age 11.9 ± 2.8 years). The mean weight of the children was 47.7 ± 17.4 kg, the mean height was 153 ± 17.5 cm and the average BMI value was 19.7 ± 4.1. Following methods for testing of children with hearing impairment were utilized: the Movemet Assessment Battery for Children - Second Edition (MABC-2) and Unifittest 6-60. Results were evaluated according to Czech standards. All children were also tested for their somatognostic functions according to Kolář. Furthermore, anamnestic data were obtained from parents of 54 children using a non-standardized questionnaire. In the case of 20 children, the assessment was repeated after 3 years. Statistica and Microsoft Excel 2016 were used for data processing. Results: The hypothesis was confirmed, i.e. children with hearing impairment have higher incidence...
Changes in posture, flexibility, handgrip and balance in children with special needs after 5days suburban camp
Jůzková, Klára ; Daďová, Klára (advisor) ; Vařeková, Jitka (referee)
Title: Changes in posture, flexibility, handgrip and balance in children with special Leeds after 5days suburban camp Objectives: The main objective is to determine the development of selected parameters in physical skills and posture in children with special needs who attended a week lasting inclusive suburban camp. Methods: This is a mixed research with a predominance of qualitative methods. It uses repeated measurements (pretest-posttest). The evaluation of children is conceived as a group (mean and SD) as well as case reports of individual children. A total of 10 children (3 boys, 7 girls) aged 7 to 14 years with different types of special educational needs were evaluated. Mathias test, Thomayer test, handgrip measurement, shoulder rotation test and standing on one leg were used to evaluate movement abilities and posture. Results: The results of the measurements show that in each of the selected tests at least one child improved motor skills. Furthermore, all measured children improved in at least one of the measured parameters. Parents' opinions show that all the children who participated in the camp were in a better physical condition after the camp than beforethe camp. However, the results should be presented with caution because of high data variability and low number of subjects. Keywords:...
Fitness training for individuals after spinal lesion
Mandát, Marek ; Vařeková, Jitka (advisor) ; Pavlová, Ilona (referee)
Title: Fitness training for individuals after spinal lesion Objectives: The aim of the bachelor thesis is to monitor the influence of physical intervention in the form of fitness training on body composition and movement performance of individuals after spinal lesion. Methods: In the framework of a quantitative and qualitative research study, four subjects after the spinal lesion who are participating in the reconditioning stay at the Paraple Center were observed in case studies. Among the selected subjects were three males and one female, three of them with paraplegia and one with tetraplegia in the range C 6 - Th 6. The average subject age was 41.5 years (24 - 74). Except for one individual, all showed moderate overweight and decreased exercise activity in everyday life outside the research. Research methodology consisted of one month intervention in the form of individually adjusted fitness training. In order to set up the intervention and to evaluate the effect, the following methods were used for input and output testing: observation, assessment of body composition using the Bodystat instrument and evaluation of exercise performance by measurements on a rowing and cross- country trainer where the mileage was monitored. Results: All subjects attained a slight improvement in body composition in...
The use of virtual reality in combination with electrostimulation of spinal cord and its influence on individual with incomplete spinal cord injury
Svobodová, Anna ; Vařeková, Jitka (advisor) ; Šifta, Petr (referee)
Title: The use of virtual reality in combination with electrostimulation of spinal cord and its influence on individual with incomplete spinal cord injury. Objectives: The main aim of this work is to find out if virtual reality in form of terapheutic videos filmed in the first person perspective and in combination with electrostimulation of spinal-cord has influence on neurological state and subjective perception of young man with spinal-cord injury. Methods: A 25-year-old proband, with incomplete spinal cord lesion syndrome for 10 years, underwent this qualitative research (case study). Proband had been watching ten-minute-long therapeutic videos through VR headset in combination with electrostimulation on average 2-3 times per week over a period of 5 months. In order to record proband's neurological state ASIA Impairment Scale test was used. This test was carried out before, during and after the research. Proband's subjective feelings and pain were evaluated on a point scale: 0-10 and recorded in proband's diary. Results: Proband's sensitivity showed minor improvement. Input score of sensory subscores light touch on ASIA Impairment Scale test were 84 points and output score increased to 86 points. Input score of sensory subscores pin prick were 75 and output score increased to 78 points (of total...
Effects of the therapeutic physical education program on young people with orthopaedic foot defects
Kerdová, Terezie ; Vařeková, Jitka (advisor) ; Nováková, Pavlína (referee)
Title: Effects of the therapeutic physical education program on young people with orthopaedic foot defects Objectives: This undergraduate thesis is aimed to test the effect of exercise mainly on hallux valgus and hammertoes of young people with such defects. Methods: It is a qualitative study using the research method of a case study. The effect of the 4-week therapeutic physical education program was tasted on 3 people with orthopaedic foot defects. There were 1 male and 2 female probands aged between 17 and 24 years with orthopaedic foot defects (hallux valgus, hammertoes, high arch). In all three cases, the trouble started approximately at the age of 10. The therapeutic physical education program lasted 28 days for 15 minutes a day and included sensory and motorial exercises. The methods of data collection in the entry and exit examinations were assessment of aspection and palpation, functional tests, and examination on podoscope, which was repeated 2 months after finishing the therapeutic physical education program. Continuous changes were recorded by probands in the diary, including the Visual Analog Scale (VAS). Results: After 28-days of intervention, monitoring by the podoscope showed that the pressure on the front of the foot has been reduced in case of 2 out of the 3 probands. Weight...
Effect of therapeutic physical program of patients with 2nd type diabetes mellitus
Babková, Karolína ; Vařeková, Jitka (advisor) ; Malá, Michaela (referee)
Title: Effect of therapeutic physical program in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus Objectives: The aim of my work was to examine the effect of 12 weeks therapeutic physical program on distribution of plantar pressure, muscle strength in plantar flexion, ankle range of motion and physical abilitity by patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and diabetic foot syndrome. Methods: It was a quantitative research, randomized controlled trials. It was chosen 10 patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and with diabetic foot syndrome. The patients were devided into 2 groups. In each group were four males and one female, aged from 54 to 73 years old. The first group included exercise patients and the second group nonexercise patients. The intervention took place 5 - 7 times a week and contained two types of training units. The first had 11 exercises, the second self mobilization of leg joint and walking. Basic anthropometric figures - height, weight, girth of waist and hipline (tailoring meter,weighing machine), ankle range of motion (goniometer), muscle strenght in plantar flexion (dynamometer), pressure distribution in stand (MobileMat), physical ability (Senior Fitness Test) were measured and compared in two groups after 12 weeks. The results were evaluated statistically in tables. Results: The...
The influence of exercise on subjective perception of our own body in participants of the Feldenkrais method course
Havlíková, Karolína ; Vařeková, Jitka (advisor) ; Prajerová, Květa (referee)
Title of the thesis: The influence of exercise on subjective perception of our own body in participants of the Feldenkrais method course Aims of the thesis: The aim of this thesis was to deepen the theoretical knowledge of the Feldenkrais method, the basic anatomy of the cervical spine and the construction of the eye. Furthermore, the aim was to clarify the connection of eye movements and cervical spine, and define cervicoocular reflex, vestibuloocular reflex and whiplash syndrome. Then apply this knowledge and explain how one lesson of the Feldenkrais method affects the subjective perception of our own body, and how it can affect the magnitude of the cervical spine ranges. Method: It is a quantitative, experimental research. In the first part of the research, the questionnaire of own design monitored the effect of one lesson of the Feldenkrais method on the subjective perception of our own body in a group of 56 people aged 24 to 79 years, the lesson took part during a three-day course. In the second part of the research, the effect of one Feldenkrais method focused on the movement of eyes and cervical spine was studied in a group of 20 people aged 19 to 27 years. Data to this section was obtained based on input and output measurements using a measuring tape and a goniometer. In addition, a...
Impact of a guide dog on the quality of life of its owner
Müllerová, Kateřina ; Vařeková, Jitka (advisor) ; Nováková, Pavlína (referee)
Title: The impact of a guide dogs on the quaity of its owner Goal: The purpose of this bachelor work is to find out how the guide dog ownership can affect its owner. The work is firmly focused on social participation and the activity options according to the ICF legislation, 2001. Methodology: The data collected in this research are classified as qualitative. Furthermore, the information collection was carried out by a self-created questionnaire, provided to fifteen participants. The survey was completed by 25 questions, varied by three categories (open, closed and open-ended). In the second research period of data selection, a half-structured interview was attended by two interviewees. The attendants were guide dogs owners with a visual impairment. Results: In both cases, the interviewees selected yes as an answer. They agree that a guide dog affects social participation alongside the activity options for people with a visual impairment. Guide dog positively responds on making new contacts with others, a better communication. Owners feel safe, relaxed and satisfied. Also, according to the results we received, the dog means a specific stimulation in the activity completion. Whether it is a moving activity (dog-walking) or regular daily tasks such as going to various offices, post offices and so on....

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