450-2096 – Rehabilitation Devices and Compensatory Aids (RTKP)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Cybernetics and Biomedical Engineering
Subject guarantorprof. Ing. Martin Augustynek, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduate
Subject version
Version codeYear of introductionYear of cancellationCredits
450-2096/01 2019/2020 4
450-2096/02 2019/2020 4

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The student will get an overview of the investigational methods used in rehabilitation, the types and types of wide range of compensatory aids and will be familiar with the instrument therapy used in rehabilitation.

Teaching methods

Individual consultations


Learning outcomes of the course unit The aim of the subject is the theoretical mastering of mechanical and instrumental examination methods of physiotherapy, compensatory aids of motion, neurological and sensory system. Students will be acquainted with instrumentation used in therapy of neuromuscular and somatosensory system. After completing the subject of Rehabilitation Technique and Compensation Aid, the student will get an overview of the investigational and therapeutic options in the rehabilitation and compensatory aids of the neuromuscular and somatosensory system. He will acquire knowledge about the technical solution of rehabilitation techniques and therapies.

Compulsory literature:

SANDERS, Martha J, ed. Ergonomics and the management of musculoskeletal disorders. 2nd ed. St. Louis: Butterworth-Heinemann, c2004. ISBN 0-7506-7409-1.

Recommended literature:

RADOMSKI, Mary Vining a Catherine A. Trombly LATHAM, ed. Occupational therapy for physical dysfunction. 6th ed. Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2008. ISBN 978-0-7817-6312-7.


Subject codeAbbreviationTitleRequirement
450-2095 UAT Introduction to Assistive Technologies Compulsory


Subject has no co-requisities.