Year 2014

Speakers 2014

Milena Adámková Ségard, Ph.D.

  • Ph.D. in Kinanthropology (Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic), Rehabilitation Sciences and Physiotherapy (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium).

  • Associated professor at the University J. E. Purkyne in Usti nad Labem, Faculty of Education, and Department of Psychology.

  • She is specialized in Sports Psychology and Health Psychology. She continues the work of prof. B. Hatlova.


Jean-Michel Albaret, Ph.D.

  • Associate Professor at the Toulouse University in France;
  • The director of the Psychomotor Institute in Touluse.

Mgr. Roman Grmela, Ph.D.

  • Graduate of The Faculty of Education Masaryk University in Brno (PE – Social Sciences);
  • PhD. Studium of Kinantropology;
  • Ass. professor on the Department of Health, Faculty of Sport Sciences Masaryk University in Brno.
  • Pedagogic activity on the filed: health physical education, psychomotricity, physical activities for seniors, compensation exercises.



Doc. PhDr. Běla Hátlová, Ph.D.

Prof. PhDr. Václav Hošek, DrSc.

  • Graduated from the Faculty of Physical Education and Sport, Charles University and Psychology, the Philosophical Faculty of Charles University in Prague.

  • Ph.D. in Kinanthropology, Sport psychology.

  • Professor at the University J. E. Purkyne in Usti nad Labem, Faculty of Education, Department of Psychology.

  • She is specialized in sport psychology and clinical health psychology. She established and developed with her students the use of psychomotor therapy in psychiatric care in Czech Republic.


  • Rector of College of Sport Palestra;
  • Specialist in the field of psychological resistant;
  • His main interest is the movement exercise in the relation to the life quality.

Doc. MUDr. Iva Holmerová, Ph.D.

  • Since 2003 collaborates with the Faculty of Human Studies Charles University in Prague Department of “Management and Supervision in Social and Health Care Organizations”, vice dean for international relations;

  • Co-founder of Czech Alzheimer’s Company, currently is President of Czech Gerontology and Geriatrics Society;

  • Since 2007 she is a member of the Committee of International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics, and since 2008 a member of the Committee of Alzheimer Europe;

  • Since 1992 the director of the Geriatric Center in Prague.

Professor Gerd Hölter, Ph.D.

  • Since 1992 professor for education in the filed of movement and movement therapy in the University in Dortmund;

  • since 1996 analytic therapist for children and adolescents and leader of movement ambulance in the center for therapy in the University in Dortmund;

  • author of many specialized publications in the field of didactic, dance and movement therapy and evaluation research.

doc. PaedDr. Jitka Kopřivová, CSc.

  • Vice dean for outer relations at the Masaryk University in Brno;
  • Associate Professor at the Faculty of Physical Study at the Masaryk University in Brno;
  • Orientation in application of the psychomotor exercises and games in senior movement activities.

Mgr. Tereza Louková, Ph.D.

  • Graduated from Specialization Psychology – Physical Education in the Faculty of P.E. and Sport, Charles University in Prague;

  • Ph.D. study of Social Psychology on the Faculty of Social Science Masaryk University in Brno.

  • Since September 2008 she works at the Department of Psychology, Faculty of Education in Usti nad Labem and she focuses on psychology of sport, health psychology and psychomotricity


Prof. PhDr. Jiří Mareš, Csc.

  • Professor at Medical Faculty of Charles University in Hradec Kralove;
  • Member of workgroup for pedagogy, psychology and kinanthropology.

Martin Elodie

  • Psychomotor therapist at Toulouse in home team specialized in Alzheimer’s disease.

  • Member of Psychomotor Training Institute in Toulouse.

Valentina Moro, Ph.D.

  • Ass. Professor on the Department of Philosophy, Education and psychology on the University in Verona Italy;

  • 2004 – she finished Ph.D. studium tn he filed of psychology and psychiatric.

Doc. PhDr. Viléma Novotná

Mgr. Iveta Šimůnková, Msc.

  • Head of the Department of Gymnastics at the Faculty of Physical Education and Sport, Charles University in Prague.

  • She deals with the structure of the field exercise, especially exercise area with music aimed at stimulating creativity, expression and cultivating musculoskeletal condition.


  • Assistant Professor of Gymnastic at the Faculty of Physical Education and Sport in Prague;
  • Student of the Ph.D. programme of Kinanthropology.
  • She is interested in physical literacy, gymnastic education system and musical-movement compositions

Mgr. Jitka Suchá

  • Graduated in the Ergo-therapy and Physiotherapy Programme at the Charles University in Prague;

  • Employed at the Gerontological Center as the head of day care center for seniors, memory coach;

  • Author of many scientific publications.

PhDr. Iva Wedlichová, PhD.

  • Head of the department of Psychology at the Univerzity J. E. Purkyně in Ústí nad Labem;

  • Specialization in Onto-genetic and Pedagogic psychology.


Thesi Zak

  • Therapist focused on physical disabled persons and persons with Alzheimer´s disease from Austria Wien;
  • She has been working with children for couple of years;

  • She actively lectures at universities, conferences and seminars;

  • She is active lecturer in the filed of psychomotor development for people between 3 and 103 years old in kindergarten, basic and high schools, institutions for disabled patients.

Prof. Michel Probst, PhD.

Davy Vancampfort, Ph.D.

  • Professor, graduated from Rehabilitation Sciences and Physiotherapy, Ph.D. in „Psychomotor Therapy“ and “Relaxation Therapy” at the K.U. Leuven (Belgium).

  • He works on the University in Psychiatric Centre K.U. Leuven, campus Kortenberg, specialized in eating disorders.

  • President of Psychomotor Therapists of the International Council of Physiotherapy in Psychiatry.

  • Member of the Science and Research Committee of the European Forum of Psychomotricity


  • He works in the University Psychiatric Center, K.U.Leuven, campus Kortenberg in Belgium.

  • He is specialized in Physiotherapy in Psychiatry and Mental Health consensus on physical activity within multidisciplinary rehabilitation programmes for schizophrenia patients.

Year 2014

Programme 2014

The 5thInternational Conference of Psychomotricity:

Psychomotor Therapy in Elderly Care

Program 2014

Tuesday 8th April

11.30 – 12.25 Registration

    1. Opening speech – PF UJEP Ústí nad Labem

Doc. Pavel Doulík, Ph.D. (Dean of the Faculty of Education, UJEP Ústí n. L,)

PhDr. Iva Wedlichová, Ph.D. (Head of Department of Psychology, UJEP Ústí n. L.)

13.00 – 17.30 Lectures

PhDr. Běla Hátlová Ph.D. , Mgr. Milena Adámková Ségard, Ph.D. (Faculty of Education UJEP, CZ)

  • Physical activity and the influence on personality of seniors older than 75 years.

Prof. PhDr. Václav Hošek, DrSc. (College of Physical Education and Sport Palestra, Prague)

  • The role of experience in the activation of senior´s lifestyle.

14.40 – 15.00 Break

Prof. PhDr. Jiří Mareš, CSc. (The Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Medicine in Hradec Králové)

  • Quality of life of senior citizens – assessment and intervention.

Mgr. Thesi Zak (Vienna, Austria)

  • Presentation of concepts motogeragogics = psychomotor development in the elderly

16.00 – 16.15 Break Jean-Michel Albaret, Ph.D. Elodie Martin (University of Toulouse, France)

  • Psychomotor examination and the assessment of the elderly.

Davy Vancampfort, Ph.D., prof. Michel Probst., Ph.D. (KU Leuven, Belgium)

  • Physical activity within psychomotor therapy for minimising depression in elderly.

19.00 SOCIAL EVENING – restaurant Na Rychtě

Wednesday 9th April

9.00- 13.00 Workshops gyms PF UJEP – Hoření

9.00 – 10.20 Mgr. Thesi Zak

  • Presentation of the Motogeragogics.

10.30 – 11.40 Mgr. Jitka Suchá

  • Psychomotor therapy with seniors and people with dementia in ambulant care.

11.45 – 13.00 Parallel large gym n.1 and small gym n.2

Paedr. Hana Janošková, Ph.D.

  • Exercise on big balls and pilates for elderly.

Mgr. Roman Grmela Ph.D, (Faculty of Sport |Sciences, Masaryk University in Brno)

  • Games in physical activities of seniors.

13.00 – 14.00 Lunch

14.00 – 17.00 Lectures

Valentina Moro, (Department of Philosophy, Education and Psychology, University in Verona, Italy)

  • Cognitive stimulation and psychomotricity in Alzheimer’s disease: The experience of the Alzheimer’s Caffe in Verona.

doc. PaedDr. Jitka Kopřivová, CSc. (Faculty of Sport Sciences, Masaryk University in Brno)

  • Application of psychomotor exercises in physical activity of seniors.

Mgr. Iveta Šimůnková, Msc., Viléma Novotná (Faculty of Physical Education and Sport Charles University in Prague)

  • Application of gymnastic literacy in support of movement therapy.

Professor Gerd Hölter, Ph.D. (University of Dortmund, Germany)

  • Presentation of the concept of psychomotor therapy for elderly in Germany.

Mgr.Jitka Sucha, Běla Hátlová, Ph.D.

  • Psychomotor therapy with seniors and people with dementia in ambulant care.

17.00 – 17.30 Official closing of the conference

Thursday 10th April

Possibility of visit in Psychiatric Hospital Bohnice

Notice: Program is in preparation and can be changed.