Basic information

Activities of the Department

The scientific and research activities of the Department of Anthropology and Health Education are currently aimed at the research of healthy lifestyle and health education from a holistic perspective. Research projects of the Department focus on the health education curriculum in the Czech educational system. Other research activities include international comparative studies of university students’ attitudes to healthy lifestyle. Last but not least the research focuses on longitudinal anthropological monitoring of the somatic aspects and physical activity in children and young people.

In the area of education, the Department of Anthropology and Health Education provides general Bachelor’s, Master’s and Master’s follow-up teaching as well as non-teaching degrees, both full-time and combined, for all students of the Faculty of Education, with a focus on children’s biology, first aid, health promotion and protection, risk behaviour protection, etc. The same activities are offered by the Department in the form of lifelong learning.

However, the primary focus is on the fields of study guaranteed by the Department of Anthropology and Health Education.

Fields of study

Currently the Department offers the following study programmes and fields of study:

Bachelor’s study programmes: 

  • Health education with a focus on teaching (full-time and combined study) – study manager: Mgr. Michaela Hřivnová, Ph.D.,
    Phone: +420 585635512, e-mail: michaela.hrivnova@upol.cz
  • Social and health work with a focus on teaching (full-time and combined study) – study manager: PaedDr. et Mgr. Marie Chrásková, Ph.D.,
    Phone: +420 585635507, e-mail: marie.chraskova@upol.cz

Master’s follow-up study programmes: 

  • Teaching of health education for lower secondary schools (full-time and combined study) – study manager: Mgr. Michaela Hřivnová, Ph.D.,
    Phone: +420 585635512, e-mail: michaela.hrivnova@upol.cz
  • Teaching of professional courses for nursing schools (full-time and combined study) – study manager: PhDr. Tereza Sofková, Ph.D.,
    Phone: +420 585635508, e-mail: tereza.sofkova@upol.cz
  • Teaching of social and health science courses for secondary and higher professional schools (full-time and combined study) – study manager: PaedDr. et Mgr. Marie Chrásková, Ph.D., Phone: +420 585635507, e-mail: marie.chraskova@upol.cz

Doctoral proceedings

For the graduates from Master’s study programmes, the Department provides accredited doctoral proceedings in the following study programmes and fields of study:

N 7503 Teaching for elementary schools 

7503T139 Teaching of health education for lower secondary schools

N 7504 Teaching for secondary schools

7504T174 Teaching of professional courses for nursing schools

7504T313 Teaching of social and health science courses for secondary and higher professional schools

Department office:

Head of Department

doc. Mgr. Martina Cichá, Ph.D.

Phone: +420 585635501, e-mail: martina.cicha@upol.cz

Deputy Head

Mgr. Andrea Preissová Krejčí, Ph.D.

Phone: +420 585635505, e-mail: andrea.preissova@upol.cz

Secretary

Mgr. Petr Zemánek, Ph.D.

Phone: +420 585635503, e-mail: petr.zemanek@upol.cz

Assistant

Kateřina Valůšková

Phone: +420 585635502, e-mail: katerina.valuskova@upol.cz

Office hours a.m. p.m.
Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. – 11 a.m. 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.

Personnel

Lecturers Phone e-mail
doc. Mgr. Martina Cichá, Ph.D. +420 585635501 martina.cicha@upol.cz
Mgr. Zlatica Dorková, Ph.D. +420 585635506 zlatica.dorkova@upol.cz
Mgr. Michaela Hřivnová, Ph.D. +420 585635512 michaela.hrivnova@upol.cz, michaela.hrivnova@centrum.cz
PaedDr. et Mgr. Marie Chrásková, Ph.D. +420 585635507 marie.chraskova@upol.cz
Mgr. Petra Kurková, Ph.D. +420 585635506 petra.kurkova@upol.cz
Mgr. Andrea Preissová Krejčí, Ph.D. +420 585635505 andrea.preissova@upol.cz
PhDr. Tereza Sofková, Ph.D. +420 585635508 tereza.sofkova@upol.cz
RNDr. Kristína Tománková, Ph.D. +420 585635504 kristina.tomankova@upol.cz
Mgr. Petr Zemánek, Ph.D. +420 585635503 petr.zemanek@upol.cz
External lecturers: Phone, e-mail
Mgr. Irena Balaban Cakirpaloglu, Ph.D. irena15@yahoo.com
Mgr. Renata Hernová, Ph.D. hernova@epol.cz
MUDr. et MUDr. Vladimír Horák +420 585632162, vladimir.horak@upol.cz
Mgr. Jana Olejníčková jana.olejnickova@seznam.cz
Mgr. Magda Pilková magda.pil@post.cz
Mgr. Ludmila Reslerová, Ph.D. ludmila.reslerova@seznam.cz
PhDr. Jana Sladká-Ševčíková jana.sladka@anabell.cz
JUDr. Martin Škurek, Ph.D. martin.skurek@upol.cz
MUDr. Helana Vávrová helenavavrova100@seznam.cz
Mgr. Růžena Vitásková, Ph.D. vitaskovar@epol.cz
Mgr. Růžena Zaoralová zaoralova@epol.cz