Year 2016

Speakers 2016

Prof. Marit Sørensen, Ph.D.

  • Professor of sports psychology – Norwegian School of Sports Studies in Oslo;
  • Master’s degree and Bachelor’s degree in Sport Science, Teacher Education;
  • Teaching Deaf students;
  • Full professor and associate professor at The Norwegian School of Sport Sciences;
  • Teacher in English Primary School, including Physical Education.
  • Contact:

Mag. rer. nat. Wolfgang Ruf


  • Born 1983 in Kirchdorf, Austria;
  • 2003- 2008 Study of Sport Science at University of Graz, Degree: Diploma of Sports Science;
  • 2006- 2007 Study of Sport Science at the University of Tartu, Estonia;
  • 2008- 2014 Project manager and founder of “pro move Graz and pro move Austria, sport for people with mental health problems in a non-clinical context” ;
  • Since 2013 Research assistant at the Department of Physical Activity and Public Health, Institute of Sports Science, University of Graz.


Doc. PhDr. Běla Hátlová, Ph.D.

  • Study of Faculty of Physical Education – sport and psychology at Philosophical Faculty, Charles University in Prague;
  • Postgradual study of kinanthropology, sport psychology;
  • Docent at the department of psychology at UJEP in Ústí nad Labem;
  • Research focus on sport psychology and health psychology;
  • Founder and developer of use of psychomotor therapy for psychiatric treatment in Czech Republic.

PhDr. Martin Dlabal, Ph.D.

  • Psychology studies at the Philosophical Faculty, Palackého University in Olomouc;
  • Postgradual study of social psychology at the Philosophical faculty, Charles University in Prague;
  • Clinical psychologist at the Faculty Hospital na Bulovce, Prague;
  • Research assistant at the department of psychology, UJEP in Ústí nad Labem. Research focus on the hypnotic and non-hypnotic psychotherapy and communicative strategies.

Doc. PaeDr. Marie Blahutková, Ph.D.

  • Vicedean for science and research FSPS Masaryk University Brno (2006-2009).
  • Assistant professor, psychologist, sport psychologist.
  • Teaching subjects: sport psychology, theory and didactics of sport gymnastics and rural dances, psychohygiene, coach psychology, social psychology in sport, leadership psychology for managers, Teambuilding seminars.

Mgr. Dagmar Heiland Trávníková, Ph.D.

  • Graduate of Faculty of Education and Faculty of Sports Studies, Masaryk University, Brno.
  • since 2009 assistant professor at the Department of Social Sciences and Sports Management, FSpS MU, Brno.
  • deals with use of physical activities and games (juggling, psychomotricity, adapted physical activities, etc.) with various specific groups;
  • cooperates with departments of social and special education of Faculty of Education, Department of Drama in Education for the Deaf, Kocianka Centre for children and youth with combined disability or Parkinson Club Brno;
  • in the area of scientific and pedagogic activities she also cooperates with foreign institutions (HfH Zurich, CH; University of Vienna, AT; Metropolia University Helsinki, FIN; etc).
  • besides her academic career she acts in KUFR Theatre.


Mgr. Tereza Louková, Ph.D.

  • Study of Middle School Teaching – physical education and psychology at the FTVS UK Prague;
  • Since September 2008 teacher at the Department of psychology PF UJEP Ústí nad Labem;
  • 2013 degree: PhD. In social psychology at Faculty of social sciences MU Brno, directed by doc. Blahutková;
  • Research focus on health psychology, psychohygiene, sport psychology and psychomotor skills and development.

Mgr. Miroslava Papajiková

  • Student Mgr. of subject ANDRAGOGY AND PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT at FF UK in Prague.
  • Graduate Mgr. in subject POLITICAL SCIENCE at FSV UK in Prague.
  • Graduate of an annual accredited training program MINDFUL BODY – LABAN’S MOVEMENT ANALYSIS / BATERNIEFF FUNDAMENTALS
  • When studying andragogy she continues to educate in psychology, personal development, psychotherapy, and psychomotor.
  • Lecturer of motion classes, dancer and personal development consultant.
  • She gains her experience with dancing and conscious movement at lessons and seminars of Czech and foreign lecturers.
  • She is fascinated with connection of body and mind. She focuses on the possibilities how to use dance movement and conscious work with the body to reduce the symptoms of social phobia and general shyness toward greater self-confidence and healthier self-concept of clients.

PhDr. Renata Hajná, Ph.D.

  • Assistant professor on the department of psychology PF UJEP Ústí nad Labem, school psychologist.
  • Counselling psychologists.
  • Main study focus: developmental psychology, pedagogical psychology, counselling psychology


Adéla Čermáková


  • Guideline lector in coach development and therapeutic approaches for Comito company, lector of workshops;

  • Facilitator of mystical dance, dynamic and rest meditation and relaxation exercises;

  • Freediving instructor;

  • Focus on life transformation, life balance and harmony, stress reduction;

  • During her work she connects her mind, body and soul and uses different sensory aspects, breathing patterns and energy exercises, she also deals with emotions connected with body and gains her inspiration with elemental spirituality.

Anders Farholm, Ph.D.

  • PhD-student at Norwegian School of Sport Sciencesin Oslo, Department of Coaching and Psychology

  • In my work I focus on motivation for physical activity among individuals with severe mental illness.

M agne Hem Stenersen

Master student in Sports Science (Norwegian School of Sports Studies in Oslo);

Physical Activity instructor in a various rehabilitation institutions and organizations using adapted physical activity as a mean to increase activity level and overall well-being among children, adolescence and adults.

H ans Olav Østebrød

  • Master student in Sports Science (Norwegian School of Sports Studies in Oslo);

  • Physical Activity instructor in a various institutions and organizations using physical activity as a mean to increase activity level and overall well-being among children.

Fredrik Sørhaug Kristiansen

  • Master student in Sports Science (Norwegian School of Sports Studies in Oslo);
  • Physical Activity instructor in a various institutions and organizations using physical activity as a mean to increase activity level and overall well-being among children, adolescence, and adults.

Geir Haakstad


  • is at present working as a Sports Pedagogue/University lecturer at Diakonhjemmet Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, Oslo, Norway.
  • He has an education in Cognitive Therapy and a master degree in Adapted Physical Activity from the Norwegian School of Sport Sciences. 
  • has been working with persons with mental illnesses since 2000, when he first started at the Regional Security Ward, Dikemark, a hospital for persons defined as dangerously mentally ill.
  • In 2007 he began at Diakonhjemmet Hospital,  where Geir was one of the team leaders and initiative takers in the development of a very successful treatment unit fo people with dual diagnoses with a special focus on lifestyle changes and physical activity.
  • The last four years he has been working with  persons with severe mental illness living at home.

PhDr. Et Mgr. Otakar Fleischmann, PhD.





Working experiences:

  • 1989- until now

Jan Evangelista Purkyně University in Ústí nad Labem, Czech Republic

Professional rank: senior lecturer at Department of Psychology at Faculty of Education and Faculty of health care with targeting on social psychology, psychopathology, psychotherapy and health psychology

  • 1986- 1989 Teacher at primary school
  • Education, specialization
  • 2008 Charles University Prague, Doctoral study; titles PhDr., Ph.D. -Branch- psychology
  • 1992 Philosophical faculty at Charles University Prague

Branch- psychology with specialization on clinical psychology

  • 1983 Pedagogical faculty in Plzeň

Branch- teacher of Czech language and art for primary and secondary school.

Mgr. Lenka Kružíková, Ph.D.


  • works as a music therapist for children with special educational needs and children with higher social risks.
  • She works as assistant professor at the music department in Palackého University, Olomouc, Czech Republic.
  • Her study focus is based on voice education and voice therapy.
  • She works in maternity and family centres where she creates programs for mothers with young children.
  • lectures music and physical education, music therapy and many other areas of interest pointing towards maximal development support for children.

Mgr. et Mgr. Viktor Pacholík, Ph.D.

  • ass.assistent Faculty of Humanic studies, Institut of school pedagogic.
  • 2002 Faculty of Education Brno, programTeaching for grammar school, Mgr.
  • 2011 studies at Faculty of Philosophy Palacky University Olomouc specialization: Psychology, Bc.
  • 2012 received Ph.D.Faculty od Sport Science Masaryk University Brno, specialization Kinantropology, Ph.D.
  • 2013 studies at Faculty of Philosophy Palacky University Olomouc specialization: Psychology, Mgr.
  • Instrucotr of Halliwick method.
  • Contact:



Year 2016

Programme 2016


Psychomotor Therapy and Motivation for Physical Activity

Program 2016

Wednesday 20th April

    1. – 9.30 Registration

9.30 Opening speech – PF UJEP Ústí nad Labem

Pavel Doulík (Dean of the Faculty of Education, UJEP)

Tereza Louková (Department of Psychology, PF UJEP)

10.00 – 13.00 Keynote speakers

Marit Sorenson (NSSS Oslo, Norway)

  • Motivation for physical activity in work with mental health.

Wolfgang Ruf (University Graz, Austria)

  • What supports people with mental health problems to participate in sport club programmes? A qualitative approach.

Běla Hátlová (Faculty of Education UJEP, Ústí nad Labem, CZ)

  • Theory of motivation for physical activity.

Martin Dlabal (Faculty of Education UJEP, Ústí nad Labem, CZ)

  • Possibilities and borders of Motivational Interviewing.

13.00 – 14.00 Lunch

14.00 – 17.00 Workshops

14.00 – 15.30 Marie Blahutková (Center of sport activities VUT, Brno, CZ)

        • Psychomotor activities for psychiatric patients

15.45 – 17.15 Dagmar Heiland Trávníková (FSPS MU Brno, CZ)

        • Games with balls and juggling for children and adults

19.00 SOCIAL EVENING – Restaurant Na Rychtě

Thursday 21st April

9.00- 13.00 Workshops gyms PF UJEP – Hoření 13

9.00 – 9.45 Tereza Louková

        • Movement Meditation “Let your body flow”

10.00 – 11.30 Renata Hajná (PF UJEP, CZ)

        • Working with children with psychiatric disorders

Miroslava Papajiková (Rozvoj tancem, Prague)

        • Developmental patterns of movement

11.45 – 13.15 Adéla Čermáková (COMITO, Prague)

        • Body dancing in 5 elements rythm

Lenka Kružíková (Department of Music, Palacky University, Olomouc)

        • Music Therapy is not a Mono Therapy”

13.00 – 14.00 Lunch

14.00 – 17.00 Presentations

Viktor Pacholík (Univerzita Tomáše Bati, Zlín, CZ)

        • Support of social relationships among children by physical activity.

Anders Farholm (NSSS Oslo, Norway)

        • Increasing physical activity among inpatients with severe mental illness through an intervention aiming at enhancing staff’s skill to work systematically with patient motivation.

Magne Hem Stenersen (NSSS Oslo, Norway)

        • Attitudes among health professionals and its relation to self-efficacy and perceived barriers towards using physical activity as a part of treatment in psychiatric care.

Hans Olav Østebrød (NSSS Oslo, Norway)

  • How to measure Physical Activity? – A brief introduction.

Fredrik Sørhaug Kristiansen (NSSS Oslo, Norway)

  • Physical activity and dietary advice – a new treatment method for eating disorders.

Geir Haakstad (NSSS Oslo, Norway)

  • Experiences from offering physical activity as a part of the treatment for psychiatric outpatients.

Otakar Fleischmann (PF UJEP, CZ)

  • Physical Activity among patients with schizophrenia.

17.00 – 17.30 Official closing of the conference