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Faculty of Physical Education and Sport is one of the seventeen faculties based on the venerable Charles University.

Czech higher physical education dates back to the period before World War I. At the beginning, there were various educational courses at the Faculty of Medicine. Efforts of progressive scientists and pedagogues such as prof. Smotlacha, Borovanský, Jirásek and Weigner led to the Bill of establishing “Tyrš’s State Institute of Physical Education” in 1930. This idea was implemented after the War by forming “Institute for Education of Physical Education at Charles University”.

In 1948 the Institute was incorporated in the Faculty of Education, out of which, independent Higher School of Education was formed in 1953. A new higher school – “Institute of Physical Education and Sport” was founded in 1953 together with “Research Institute of Physical Education”. Both institutions provided education for pedagogical, scientific and managing workers who wanted to pursue their career in the area of physical education and sport science. Within reorganization of higher schools, which took place in 1958, three departments of Higher School of Education were joined to the Institute of Physical Education and Sport. The new formation was joined to Charles University as one of its faculties.

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Programs taught in:
  • English
  • Czech

This school also offers:

Bachelor

Charles University Faculty of Physical Education and Sport

The graduate in physiotherapy is qualified for a paramedical health care profession. She/he is allowed to provide treatment within preventive, diagnostic, remedial and re ... [+]

The graduate in physiotherapy is qualified for a paramedical health care profession. She/he is allowed to provide treatment within preventive, diagnostic, remedial and rehabilitation care, which can be provided in medical facilities of all types, including rehabilitation institutions and specialized departments, social care facilities, spas, and sports facilities. She/he is endowed with practical skills within the full extent of physiotherapy, acts independently and uses a broad spectrum of physiotherapeutic methods, including therapeutic procedures based on physical agents. She/he is able to assess the effect of the therapy applied. The therapist is endowed with knowledge and skills that comply with the WCPT regulations.... [-]

Czech Republic Prague
October 2019
English
Full-time
3 years
Campus
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Master

Charles University Faculty of Physical Education and Sport

The graduate in physiotherapy is qualified for a paramedical health care profession. She/he is allowed to provide treatment within preventive, diagnostic, remedial and re ... [+]

The graduate in physiotherapy is qualified for a paramedical health care profession. She/he is allowed to provide treatment within preventive, diagnostic, remedial and rehabilitation care, which can be provided in medical facilities of all types, including rehabilitation institutions and specialized departments, social care facilities, spas, and sports facilities. She/he is endowed with practical skills within the full extent of physiotherapy, acts independently and uses a broad spectrum of physiotherapeutic methods, including therapeutic procedures based on physical agents. She/he is able to assess the effect of the therapy applied. The therapist is endowed with knowledge and skills that comply with the WCPT regulations.... [-]

Czech Republic Prague
October 2019
English
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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