Course unit title Kinezitherapy (Physical Therapy)
Name and e-mail of the lecturer

Assoc. Prof. Stefaniya Belomazheva-Dimitrova, PhD;

Course code 2002431
Learning activities and teaching methods Lectures, practical trainings
Contact hours 15
Course content (maximum 700 characters) Kinezitherapy (Physical therapy) is an interdisciplinary study subject which is based on the achievements of medical science and the achievements of physical education, sport and pedagogy. Kinezitherapy literally means therapy with movements. Methods of Kinezitherapy are very close to physical education and sport but its impact has prophylactic and therapeutic focus. Kinesitherapy also uses natural annealing factors. This program is intended for students in the field of primary and secondary school education, physical education, social pedagogy and social science. This subject includes general theory and methodology of Kinezitherapy. It also includes study of means of Kinesitherapy applicable in order to prevent health, correct body posture, heal body and restore body condition after most common disorders and post-traumatic conditions in children and adolescents.
Assessment method Exam - evaluation of practical skills and theoretical knowledge