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Psychophysical Physiotherapy (5 cr)

Code: AH00CA41-3002

General information


21.11.2022 - 08.01.2023


27.03.2023 - 26.05.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual portion

2 op

Mode of delivery

60 % Contact teaching, 40 % Distance learning


Faculty of Health Care and Social Services (LAB)


  • Lappeenranta Campus
  • E-campus
  • Lahti Campus

Teaching languages

  • Finnish


20 - 70

Degree programmes

  • Bachelor's Degree Programme in Physiotherapy


  • Suvi Ollikainen
  • Katri Angelin

Scheduling groups

  • Info (Size: 0. Open UAS: 0.)
  • Tentti (Size: 0. Open UAS: 0.)
  • Harjoitustentti (Size: 0. Open UAS: 0.)
  • Harjoitus R 1 (Size: 0. Open UAS: 0.)
  • Harjoitus R 2 (Size: 0. Open UAS: 0.)
  • Harjoitukset (Size: 0. Open UAS: 0.)
  • Verkkoluento (Size: 0. Open UAS: 0.)



Small groups

  • Info
  • Tentti
  • Exam
  • Harjoitus R 1
  • Harjoitus R 2
  • Harjoitukset
  • Verkkoluento

Learning outcomes

The student is able to
- describe the most common psychiatric diseases, disorders and their medical treatment methods
- resourcefully examine and assess the physical ability of a psychophysical physiotherapy client
- select resource-centered, evidence-based physiotherapy methods and apply them in supporting the client's physical ability
- select the guiding methods of psychophysical physiotherapy and guide the client by applying these methods
- through own experiences of body-awareness develop his/her self-knowledge and ability in meeting an individual and group

Implementation and methods of teaching

Learning environments in Moodle and in zoom plus worklife environments.

Timing and attendance

Learning will contain both contact learning and distance learning.

Learning material and recommended literature

The material linked in Moodle.

Working life cooperation

The group exercise in the work-related learning environment.

Exam retakes

Exams in the Moodle.

Learning environment

Camous, Zoom, Moodle, and work-life partners learning environments.

Student time use and work load

5 ECTS is about 135 hours of student work


Psychiatrical diseases.

Psychophysics physiotherapy.

Assessment criteria

Individual learning tasks, group tasks, and individual exams must be passed.

Assessment scale


Failed (0)

The student does not complete the learning goals, does not participate in the lessons nor passes the exams or learning tasks.

Assessment criteria: level 1 (assessment scale 1–5)

Learning goals are reached but the understanding is still at a low level.

Assessment criteria: level 3 (assessment scale 1–5)

Learning goals are reached. Understanding, skills, and attitude are at a moderate level.

Assessment criteria: level 5 (assessment scale 1–5)

Learning goals are reached. Understanding, skills, and attitude are at an appreciated level