2023-2024 / RESP0521-1

The respiratory tract and physical therapy - Theory and practice


10h Th, 8h Pr

Number of credits

 Bachelor in physiotherapy and rehabilitation2 crédits 


Jean-Louis Croisier, Isabelle Kellens

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the second semester


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

Advanced kinesitherapy, and pathology of the thorax/lung system.

The content of the learning is in the slidekit and includes the comments during the course.

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

Following the integrated approach of the functioning of the respiratory system (RESP0520), The objective is to learn about the different lung diseases and their physiotherapeutic management.

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

Bac 1 and Bac 2 (Q1) courses, in particular physiology and general biochemistry.

The content of the course (slidekit and comments) must be learned and the student will be evaluated through a multiple choice questionnaire or open questions.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Based on recording lung volumes and on adaptations of the respiratory system to some physiological and physiopathological situations.

Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)

Face-to-face course

Additional information:

Theoretical and practical course.

Mode of delivery depending on color codes COVID-19

The course consists in a module taught during semester 4 (35 hours of theory, 15 hours of practical exercises).

According to hygien measures: video or presence.

Recommended or required readings

Available at the office of the ISEPK.<br /><br /> Available at the office of the ISEPK.<br /><br /> Available at the office of the ISEPK.

Exam(s) in session

Any session

- In-person

written exam ( open-ended questions ) AND oral exam

- Remote

written exam ( multiple-choice questionnaire ) AND oral exam

Additional information:

Any session :

- In-person

written exam ( open-ended questions )

- Remote

written exam ( multiple-choice questionnaire )

- If evaluation in "hybrid"

preferred in-person

Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course


Enseignant : Prof. J.L. CROISIER - Bât. B21 (ISEPK) Tél.: 04/366.39.32 E-mail: jlcroisier@uliege.be

En collaboration avec :

Secrétariat: Mme A. DEPAIFVE (04/366.38.90) - Email : adepaifve@ulg.ac.be et Mme A. HANSSEN (04/366.38.97) - Email : ahanssen@ulg.ac.be

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