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Dr. Daďová is the Head of Department of Adapted Physical Education and Sports Medicine at Faculty of Physical Education and Sport, Charles University in Prague. Her academic interest has focused especially on physiotherapy and health-enhancing physical activity for people with special needs including elderly. She received her PhD in kinanthropology in 2007. She has participated on research projects aimed at exercise therapy for cardiac patients, benefits of exercise for elderly, exercise adherence and exercise-related metabolic changes. She has worked as an instructor of health-enhancing physical activity courses for elderly since 2001. She also leads courses for caregivers who are aimed at home exercise of elderly people.