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Department of Physical Culture and Sports

The Department of Physical Education and Sports was founded in September 2017 in connection with the reorganization changes, where the Department of Wellness Sports and Pedagogical Disciplines and the Department of Physical Education were merged.

The activity of the department is aimed at: qualitative professional training of bachelors and masters of physical education, physical education and sports; ensuring proper professional applied physical training of university students; organization of sports and recreational activities at the university.

The Department of Physical Education and Sports is headed by PhD in Physical Education and Sports, Associate Professor Sotnyk Zhanna Hryhorivna. Deputy Head of the Department is Honoured Student of Education and Science of Ukraine, Honoured worker of physical culture and sports, Associate Professor Kukalets Mykola Mykolaiovych.

Teaching staff of the department is: Associate Professors – PhD in Physical Education and Sports Sotnyk Z. H., PhD in Pedagogical Sciences Fedorovych O.V., PhD in Pedagogical Sciences Koval V.V., Kukalets M.M.; teachers – Senior Teacher Babeichyk A.A., Senior Teacher – Omelianiuk Y.A., Senior Teacher Hariievskyi Y.V., Senior Teacher Velinets P.V.

Leading scientists and experts of physical culture and sports are involved in the educational process: prof. Tsos A.V., prof. Prystupa Y.N., prof. Belikova N.O., prof. Mytskan B.M., Assoc. Prof. Hnitetska T.V., Assoc. Prof. Petrenchuk M.V.

The teachers of the department systematically undergo internships at leading higher educational establishments of Ukraine and abroad.

The Department of Physical Education and Sports provides teaching of the following disciplines: “Recreational Games”, “Gymnastics with Methods of Teaching and Methods of Wellness Work”, “Martial Arts”, “Sports Games with Methods of Teaching and Methods of Wellness Work”, “Wellness Dance Fitness”, ” Aerobics “,” Swimming with Methods of Teaching and Methods of Wellness Work “,” Athletics with Methods of Teaching and Methods of Wellness Work “,” Table Tennis “,” Physiological Foundations of Physical Education and Sport “,” Conducting extracurricular work in schools “,” Theory and methodology of sports and wellness work “,” Theory and methodology of child and youth sports “,” General theory of training athletes “,” New technologies in physical education and sports “,” Physical education abroad “,” Non-Olympic types of sports “,” Recreational swimming “,” Technology of sports-improving work “,” Theory and organization of fitness and recreation “,” Olympic education “,” Psychology and pedagogy of health “,” Theory and methodology of sport “,” Physical education and sports for mature and old people. “

The teaching staff of the department is modernizing the educational process. Namely, distance courses in disciplines are being developed, experience of teaching physical education and organization of sports leisure and recreation of leading universities of Ukraine and abroad is being introduced, and master classes on fitness are conducted.

One of the priority tasks of the department is the realization of international scientific and educational programmes. Teachers of the department actively participate in International conferences, have scientific publications in foreign collections of scholarly works.

Lecturer Petro Velinets, founder of the Cossack Martial Arts School, winner of the KM Award, represented Ukrainian Cossacks at the Ukrainian Culture Festival in Toronto (Canada, 2015), the Ukrainian Youth Camp in Chicago (USA, 2014), and toured across 29 North American states (2013), Days of Ukrainian Culture in the Baltic Sea (Riga-Stockholm, 2012), master classes on Polish voievodership (2011).

Together with the students the teachers of the department under the guidance of associate professor Koval V.V. perform volunteer work with people with disabilities «In the Midst of Smiles» (2017-2018 years).

The peculiarity of the work of the members of the department is close links with sports and health institutions of Rivne and Rivne region: the department of physical culture and sports management of youth cause and sports of Rivne regional state administration; communal Rivne regional centre of physical education and sports of the disabled of Rivne regional council “Invasport”, CYSS, fitness centres.

Teachers and students regularly organise meetings with leading coaches and athletes. Students studying at the Academician Stepan Demianchuk International University of Economic and Humanities are proud to defend Ukraine’s honour at the Olympic and Paralympic Games, World and European Championships.

They are an honour to our university:

Ihor Kosenko Honoured Master of Sports of Ukraine in football among athletes with disorders of the musculoskeletal system, two-time Paralympic champion 2004, 2008, silver medallist of the 2012 Summer Olympics, full cavalier of the Order for Merit.

Oleksandr Kosinov Honoured Master of Sports of Ukraine in judo among athletes with visual impairments, Champion of the XIV Paralympic Games (2012), multiple-award Champion and medal-winner of the World (2011-2015);

Nataliia Nikolaichyk Honoured Master of Sports of Ukraine in Judo among athletes with visual impairments, bronze medal-winner of the XIV Paralympic Games (2012), World Team Champion (2015), bronze medal-winner of the European Games (Azerbaijan, 2015).

Yaryna Matlo Master of Sport of International Class of Ukraine (MSICU) in Swimming among visually impaired athletes, two-time bronze medal-winner of the Paralympic Games (2008, 2012), medal-winner of the European and World Championships, was awarded with the Order of St. Princess Olga,  2-d and 3-d grade.

Yuliia Halinska MSICU in Judo among visually impaired athletes, bronze medal-winner of the XIV Paralympic Games (2012), European Champion (2013), World Champion (2014), Team World Champion (2015).

Oleksandr Pominov MSICU in Judo among visually impaired athletes , 9th place at XIV Paralympic Games (2012), silver medal-winner  at European Championships (Azerbaijan, 2015), multiple winner of World and European Championships.

Roman Kurov MSICU Powerlifting among visually impaired athletes, Champion and World Champion (2011, 2012, 2013, 2015).

Uliana Tsizdyn  A graduate of the Faculty of Health, Physical Education and Sports, MSICU Ukraine: 2015 – 1st place in the World Triathlon Games in Right-Lying (Seoul, South Korea); 2016 – 1st place in the World Powerlifting Championship among the visually impaired athletes (Alanya, Turkey);

Mykola Syniuk  A graduate of the Faculty of Health, Physical Education and Sports, MSICU of Ukraine in  parakano among athletes with musculoskeletal disorders: 2015 – European Championship (Czech Republic) – 4th place; 2015 – World Cup (Italy) – 5th place; 2016 – World Cup (Germany) – 4th place; 2016 – XV Paralympic Games (Brazil) – 4th place; 2017 – World Cup (Hungary) – 4th place; 2017 – silver medal-winner  of the European Championship (Bulgaria); 2017 – bronze medallist at the World Championships (Rachice, Czech Republic).

Kolesova Nataliia Graduate of the Faculty of Health, Physical Education and Sports, MSICU of Ukraine in sport dancing on wheelchairs among athletes with disorders of the musculoskeletal system: 2016 – European Championship (Slovakia) – 3rd place, Combi 2 standard.

Iryna Husieva MSICU in Judo among visually impaired athletes, World Champion (2014), European Champion (2015);

Nadiia Sivak Honored Master of Sports of Ukraine in wheelchair dancing among athletes with disorders of the musculoskeletal system, Champion and medal-winner Medalist of the World (2013-2015).

Roman Nabukhotnyi MSICU in powerlifting among visually impaired athletes, World Champion (2014).

Kateryna Shepeliuk MSICU in Judo among hearing impaired athletes, World Champion (2012, 2013, 2015).

Vasyl Azhniuk MSICU in Football among hearing impaired athletes, Champion of the 21st Summer Deaflympic Games (2009).

Serhii Frolov MSICU in Football among hearing impaired athletes, champion of the XXI Summer Deaflympic Games (2009), silver winner of the XXI Summer Deflympic Games (2013), bronze medal-winner of the world (2012), IVth place at the European Championships (2015) was awarded with Order for Courage, 2-d grade.

Nazarenko Oleksandr is a student of the Faculty of Health, Physical Education and Sports, MSICU of Ukraine among athletes with impaired vision: 2014, 2015 – bronze medal-winner  of the World Championship (USA, South Korea); 2016 – a winner of the World Cup (Brazil); 2016 – silver medal-winner of the XV Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil). He was awarded with the III Order of Courage, 3-d grade (2016). 2017 – bronze medallist at the European Championships, Walsall (UK).

Lohatska Liudmyla,  the 4th year student of the Faculty of Health, Physical Education and Sports, Master of Sport (MS) of Ukraine among athletes with impaired visual: 2015 – winner of the Junior World Championships (Hungary); 2016 – participant of XV Paralympic Games (Brazil) – 7th place; 2017 – silver medallist and bronze medallist in the Walsall European Championship Team Championships (UK).

Omelchuk Oleh,  MSICU of Ukraine in the sphere of bullet firing: 2016 – 1st place at the stage of the World Cup in 10m pneumatic pistol shooting (Munich, Germany); 2017 – 3rd place in 10m air rifle shooting, 2nd place in 50m small pistol shooting in the World Cup final in New Delhi, India. Participant of the XXIX Summer Olympic Games in Beijing (China) 2008 – 4th place, XXX Summer Olympic Games in London (UK) 2012 – 5th place; XXXI Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) 2016

Olha Poliuk, MSICU in Ski Acrobatics (freestyle): participant of the XXI Winter Olympic Games (2010, Vancouver, Canada), XXII Winter Olympic Games (2014, Sochi, Russia), XXIII Winter Olympic Games (2018, Pkhon, Pkhon Korea); Third place, European Cup (2017, Airolo, Switzerland).

Annienkov Mykhailo,  MSICU in Sports Dancing, Coach: 2016 – has prepared winners for the European Championships (Slovakia), 3rd place, Combi 2 standard Kolosova Nataliia, Tovstyi Andrii.

Ryzhykova Hanna,  MSICU in Athletics: silver medallist of the XXX Games in the 400m relay race, silver medallist of the 400m hurdles Universiade (2013, Kazan, Russia), silver medallist in the 400m Hurdles European Championship (2018, Berlin, Germany). She was awarded the Order of Princess Olga.

Veselovskyi Roman, Master of the Faculty of Health, Physical Education and Sports, MSU in Weightlifting: 2016 – bronze medallist at the European Championship.

Stanko Svitlana, MSICU in Athletics (Marathon Run): Participant in the XXXI Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), 2016.

Pryshchepa Nataliia,  the 4th year student of the Faculty of Health, Physical Education and Sports, MSICU in Athletics: participant of the XXXI Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), 2016; the 1st place at the 800 m European Championships (2016, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2018, Berlin, Germany).

Kotovska Olha, Master of the Faculty of Health, Physical Education and Sports, MSICU in Athletics (Marathon Running): Participant in the XXXI Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), 2016.

Martyniuk Andrii,  Master of the Faculty of Health, Physical Education and Sports, MSIC Ukraine on Greco-Roman Wrestling: 2016 – 2nd place at the European Cup in Bucharest (Romania).

Yenekov Illia, the second year student of the Faculty of Health, Physical Education and Sports, MS of Ukraine in Cycling. Member of the World Cups (Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland), European Championship – Giro de Luniguana (Italy).

Tymoshchuk Mariia, the 4th year student of the Faculty of Health, Physical Education and Sports, MS of Ukraine in Weightlifting: 2016 – 1st place at the European Junior Championships (Poland), 2nd place at the World Championships (Malaysia); 2017 – 3rd place at European Junior Championships (Albania), 6th place at European Championships (Croatia).

Academician Stepan Demianchuk IUEH graduates and students successfully play for professional basketball, volleyball and club clubs.

Basketball:

Serhii Lishchuk club “Valencia”, “Murcia” (Spain), member of the national basketball team of Ukraine, president of the “Rivne” Basketball Club.

Myskovets Ivan is a fourth year student of the Faculty of Health, Physical Culture and Sports, SMU Basketball, participated in the 3×3 Basketball Championship (Men, U – 18; Chengdu, China; 2017).

Volleyball:

Olena Lymarieva – Finnish club “SHALO”,

Viacheslav Pankratenov – Belarussian club “Shakhtyor”,

Vitiuk Ihor – Polish club “Jastrzębie”.

Physical education and sport in higher education institutions is an integral part of the development of higher education institutions, which promotes the preservation of health, education of physical, moral, volitional and intellectual abilities of all participants of the educational process, organization of meaningful leisure of student youth and optimization higher achievements.

One of the tasks of the Department of Physical Education and Sports is to improve the forms of motivation and involvement of students in regular physical activity, taking into account the interests, wishes, abilities and individual characteristics of everyone in compulsory physical education classes and during his classes.

The main types of physical education and sports are scheduled classes aimed at generating general competencies for health and physical development and extracurricular activities aimed at increasing physical activity, sports and mass activity and improving students’ sportsmanship.

The Department of Physical Education and Sports organizes classes in the following sports sections: football, chess, table tennis, mountain sports, ball shooting, athletics, swimming, basketball, volleyball.