Department of Theory and Methodology of Physical Training

The Department of Physical Training Theory and Methodology was founded on September 9, 2004, as the educational and scientific subdivision of the Faculty of Physical Training and Sports. The staff of the department took active part in the foundation and elaboration of the faculty, the training of the staff of physical training and sports, rehabilitologists. The department tutors took active part in the scientific and methodical work, in the preparation for the accreditation on the speciality at the educational and qualification levels “Specialist” and “Master”, perfected the faculty’s educational and sport base. Together with the Physical Training Department they organized and conducted sport competitions, took part in the training of the sport teams.

In March 2013, due to the faculty reorganization, the department was included to the Human Health Faculty. The department staff continued the educational activity on the training of students on the speciality “Physical Rehabilitation”. Practical classes and training with the students are conducted on the faculty’s sport base, namely: in two gymnasiums, the swimming-pool, football field, racecourses and field-and-track athletics sectors, rented gymnasium. The department staff publishes various method-guides every year, makes up educational syllabi. The tutors take part in the organization and conducting of conferences, in the University’s and faculty’s competitions of young scientists.

The department has the experience of working with the Canadian International Education Bureau, took part in making agreements about cooperation with European universities. The head of the department underwent three-year training at the Canadian University “Concordia” in Montréal and received an international certificate.

The department has the following prospective directions: the increase of the tutors’ scientific qualification and professional mastery, the perfection of the syllabic documents and the method-guides of the educational process, the increase of communication with the national universities and those of other countries, participation in the elaboration of the faculty.