Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (VO)


Course lecturer:

Prim. Dr. med.

 Gert Apich
Course numberB3.06670.10.140
Course codePMR
Semester of degree program Semester 1
Mode of delivery Presencecourse
ECTS credits2,0
Language of instruction German

Students learn important physical principles in order to understand the physical therapy and physiotherapy. You know modes of action and objectives of physical measures and their applications. You know the basics and tasks of rehabilitation and to define the ICF model.

Physics: General physical principles: for example, Atom, isotopes, molecules, bonds, charges, insulators, electric field, relevant current form Physical Medicine: Principles of physical diagnosis and therapy, stimulus-response model of physical therapy, basic concepts and principles in different areas: for example, therapeutic physiology, thermotherapy, cryotherapy, hydrotherapy, electrotherapy (low frequency, medium frequency, high frequency, magnetic field ...), laser, air therapy, aerosol therapy, arterial physical diagnosis, principles of prevention and rehabilitation, ICF model...

Koller, F.M. (2010). Physiolexikon, Physiotherapie von A-Z. Stuttgart: Thieme Verlag.Pschyrembel Klinisches Wörterbuch (in der jeweiligen neuen Auflage).