About us

The Department of Physical Education and Health of Kharkiv National Medical University was founded in 1928. The main activities of the Department include educational, scientific, methodological work.

The Department of Physical Education and Health conducts training of students at two educational and qualification levels – “Bachelor” and “Master” and 2nd year of I, II, III, IV medical faculties and dental faculty (domestic students), V faculty for training foreign students, VI and VII faculties for training foreign students (English–speaking foreigners) and “health” (elective course) for 2–6 courses).

One of the main directions of the Department – modern research in the field of “Physical Education and Health”, conducting among students a wide range of practical and educational work on rehabilitation and promotion of a healthy lifestyle, based on national traditions of physical culture and sports.

Contacts
Adress:
Nauki Ave, 4, Building B, first – third floors, left wing, Kharkiv
Head of department
Shuteev Vyacheslav Vadymovych
Candidate of Sciences in Physical Education and Sports, Associate Professor, Master of Sports of International Class
vv.shutieiev@knmu.edu.ua
Responsible persons
Lenska Olga Vyacheslavivna
responsible for educational work, senior teacher
ov.lenska@knmu.edu.ua
Galashko Maxim Nikolaevich
responsible for scientific work, кандидат наук з фізичного виховання і спорту, доцент, майстер спорту
mm.halashko@knmu.edu.ua
Pochernina Maria Hryhorivna
responsible for student scientific society, teacher
mh.pochernina@knmu.edu.ua
Staff of the department
Bilyk Oleh Andriiovych
senior teacher
oa.bilyk@knmu.edu.ua
Kudimova Olga Vladislavivna
senior teacher
ov.kudimova@knmu.edu.ua
Konovalov Volodymyr Volodymyrovych
Candidate of Sciences in Physical Education and Sports, Associate Professor, Honored Coach of Ukraine
vv.konovalov@knmu.edu.ua
Kutsiy Denis Vasyliovych
senior teacher
dv.kutsyi@knmu.edu.ua
Lapko Svitlana Vasylivna
senior teacher
sv.lapko@knmu.edu.ua
Lobanyova Olga Vladimirovna
senior teacher
ov.lobanova@knmu.edu.ua
Petrukhnov Oleksandr Dmytrovych
Candidate of Sciences in Physical Education and Sports, Senior Lecturer
od.petrukhnov@knmu.edu.ua
Poruchikov Volodymyr Volodymyrovych
senior teacher, master of sports
vv.poruchikov@knmu.edu.ua
Selivanov Yevhen Viktorovych
senior teacher
yv.selyvanov@knmu.edu.ua
Starodubtsev Dmytro Serhiiovych
senior teacher
ds.starodubtsev@knmu.edu.ua
Stratiy Natalia Volodymyrivna
senior teacher
nv.stratii@knmu.edu.ua
Yakymenko Oleksandr Serhiiovych
senior teacher
os.yakymenko@knmu.edu.ua
Tregubov Volodymyr Valentynovych
teacher
vv.trehubov@knmu.edu.ua
Rozhkov Vladislav Alexandrovich
Candidate of Sciences in Physical Education and Sports, teacher
vladyslav.oleksandrovych@gmail.com
History of the department

The department of physical culture in the Kharkiv Medical Institute was founded in 1928, and was first supervised by prof. Blyakh V.A. In 1936 the department was cheated by: associate professor Moskovkin V.A., Pelepeychenko P.L., Tsotsokha V.A., Zarya V.I., associate professor Teslenko N.N., Stanislavsky I.T., Ussi – Uzing A.G. … (1950–1962), Machkovsky M.B., Koval M.I., Maksimova V.M., senior teacher Kharchenko A.I. (1965–1981), Klepikova S.O. (1981–1984). From 1985 p. associate professor Shapoval O.M. became Head of the department.
The course of physical culture and doctor’s control was started in 1932 as the department of the faculty–hospital therapy of the sanitary–hygienic faculty. Since 1939 the department was headed by: Reiselman S.D., Kalf-Kalif M. Y., Malaya L.T., Kozlovskaya M.P., Pocheptsov V.G., Dubinsky A.A., Bondarenko I.P. During 1988–2006, the head of the department was Professor Latoguz I.K.
In 2007 with the method of optimizing the victories of both disciplines – physical culture and physical control, physical education and health – the department was instituted on the basis of the concept of the Bologna process in medical education. From 2008 until spring 2020 department of physical rehabilitation, sports medicine with a course of physical health and wellness was headed by prof. Іstomin A.G.
In connection with the reorganization from September 1, 2020, the Department of “Physical Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine with a course of physical education and health” created two independent departments of “Sports, Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy” and “Physical Education and Health ‘I”. The Department of Physical Education and Health was headed by Vyacheslav Vadimovich Shuteev, Candidate of Physical Education and Sports, Associate Professor, Master of Sports of International Class.

Educational process

At the department of “Physical education and health” there are disciplines: “Physical education” – for 1 and 2 courses of medical and dental faculties, on the 1st and 2nd courses of study at the faculty “Technology of medical diagnostics and treatment”, “Social rehabilitation”, “Physical therapy, energy therapy”, on the 3rd course of training at the phase “Physical therapy, energy therapy”; “Physical education and heath” – at 2–6 courses of medical and dental faculties for domestic and foreign students; “Physical culture and psychophysical training” – for the 1st year of education at the faculty of “Educational pedagogical sciences” (correspondence form of education); “Theory and methodology of physical therapy” – for 1 course of training at the faculty “Physical therapy, ergotherapy”; “Theory and methodology of adaptive physical training”, “Theory and methodology of physical training in special medical groups” – for the 2nd year of study at the faculty “Physical therapy, energy therapy”; “Physical education (type of health–care activity)” – on the 2nd and 3rd courses of study at the faculty “Physical therapy, ergotherapy”; “Theory and practice of health–recreational activity”, “Training of the activity of the sick and dissidents”, “Successful fitness technologies”, “Personal training” – for 4 courses of training at the “Physical therapy” phase.
At the department there are courses are followed by the choice: “Physical education and health”, “Swimming” and author’s certification electronic primary course of senior teacher Stratiy N.V. “Physical culture and health”, and the course “Physical culture (type of health and wellness activity) for students of the educational qualification” Bachelor”– at the stage of development (http://distance.knmu.edu.ua/course/view. php? id = 3203).
A significant place in the work of the department is occupied by the preparation and publication of educational and methodical literature. In the 2020-2021 academic year, six textbooks were prepared, published and placed in the KhNMU Repository, and six more are being prepared for publication. All disciplines of the department are provided with their own methodological developments.
The department is constantly working to improve the level of teachers in the pedagogical, linguistic and professional areas.
Teachers of the department conduct classes in Ukrainian and English languages (ITEP Certificate level C1 in English in accordance with the Common European Recommendations on Language Education have teachers Galashko M.M. (Test ID #: 210213483AP), Lobanyova O.V. (Test ID #: 204965582AP ), Kutsiy D.V. (Test ID #: 201332581AP); ITEP level B2 certificate is held by teachers Shuteev V.V., Lenskaya O.V., Starodubtsev D.S. (Test ID #: 21021017AP), Selivanov E.V. (Test ID #: 200055518AP), Yakymenko O.S. (Test ID #: 10470A20AP).
The priority of the department is the introduction of modern technologies and teaching methods in the educational process, primarily in the preparation of bachelors in Physical therapy, occupational therapy. Teachers of the department during classes actively use the case–method of teaching in the system of continuing medical education on the basis of informational and educational web technologies. Employees of the department actively study the world, primarily European, training experience.

Scientific work

The department has two teachers who have the academic title of associate professor: Acting Head of the Department two Shuteev V.V. and Honored Coach of Ukraine Konovalov V.V. Five teachers have the degree of Candidate of Sciences in Physical Education and Sports: Acting Head of the Department two Shuteev V.V., responsible for scientific work Galashko M.M., Honored Coach of Ukraine Konovalov V.V., responsible for interactive KhNMU database Nauka online Petrukhnov O.D., member of the federation of athletics of the Kharkiv region Rozhkov V.O.
Teachers of the department are working on the scientific topic “Features of intersystem cardiorespiratory integration in young people with different types of autonomous regulation”. Supervisors – Director of the Educational and Scientific Institute for the Training of Foreign Citizens Marakushin D.I. and Acting Head of the Department of Physical Education and Health Shuteev V.V. The aim of the research is to try to find out the regularities of the influence of weight–sympathetic ratio on the efficiency of cardiorespiratory interaction, which will be the basis for the development of new algorithms for diagnosing the functional state of the body and predicting the development of maladaptation disorders; to improve the results of pre-nosological diagnosis of health status and primary prevention of diseases, which will improve the quality of human life; reduce financial costs by preventing the development of disorders of autonomous regulation or their early diagnosis.
The department constantly cooperates with the departments of KhNMU of humanities, medical–biological and hygienic direction – the department of physiology, social sciences and with the department of therapeutic profile – the department of sports, physical and rehabilitation medicine, physical therapy and occupational therapy. Teachers of the department are in close contact with other educational institutions of Ukraine, in particular with the Department of Olympic and Professional Sports, Sports Games and Tourism of KhNPU named after G.S. Skovoroda, with the Department of Athletics KhDAFK (the result of cooperation organization and holding on March 17, 2021 of the Scientific and Practical Conference of Students and Young Scientists “Physical Activity and Quality of Human Life” is dedicated to the memory of Kharchenko O.G., on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of birthday), with the Department of Physical Education and Sports of KhDAFK (the result – cooperation organization and holding on April 16, 2021 of the Student Scientific and Practical Conference “Modern problems of health technologies”) with the Department of Physical Education № 1 of the National Law University named after Yaroslav Mudriy (as a result – cooperation, organization and holding of the Round Table “Modern Trends in the Development of Physical Education of Student Youth in Higher Education Institutions of Ukraine” on June 23, 2021).
Petrukhnov O. D. defended his dissertation on “Physical Rehabilitation” and received the degree of Candidate of Sciences in Physical Education and Sports in February 2021.

Sports and mass work

Under the direction of Shuteev V.V. a professionally powerful team of the Department of Physical Education and Health stands guard over health, involvement in a healthy lifestyle, development of achievements, sportsmanship. Employees of the department make every effort to educate a healthy full–fledged replenishment of our nation.
The staff of the department conducts significant sports and educational work with university students. In order to attract students to sports, the university has created and operates sections on basketball, volleyball, table tennis, athletics, powerlifting, futsal, arm sports, checkers, chess and others. Athlete students of our university take part in competitions of the highest levels. To promote sports, stands with photos of the best athletes of KhNMU have been created.
Teachers of the department regularly hold conversations with university students about the need to lead a healthy lifestyle and the harmful effects of bad habits on the body.
Departments of Physical Education and Health work (on a voluntary basis) responsible for sports and mass work, which carry out certain activities for the preparation and organization of teams of faculties to participate in the Spartakiad among faculties of KhNMU Games and other competitions. The department has two classrooms and three gyms for classes with students.
In the 2020–2021 academic year, students and staff of KhNMU took an active part in competitions of various levels. At the state level, students of the Department of Physical Education and Health became winners 12 times:
Senior Lecturer of the Department of Physical Education and Health Poruchikov Vladimir Vladimirovich:
1. At the Championship of Ukraine in weightlifting (September 23–27, 2020, Kyiv) took:
– II place in the classic relay,
– II place in duel,
– II place in the relay for a long cycle,
– II place in the classic relay among veterans.
2. At the Championship of Ukraine in weightlifting (March 20–25, 2021, Kyiv) took:
– II place in the team relay,
– II place in duel;
– II place in the long cycle push.
Associate Professor of the Department Konovalov Volodymyr Volodymyrovych:
At the Ukrainian Polyathlon Championship (June 08–09, 2021, Lutsk)
– I place in the individual competition.
Third year student of the Faculty of Dentistry Iryna Tretyakova (coach, senior lecturer of the department Bilyk OA) took:
– III place in the individual competition at the Championship of Ukraine in archery (Lviv),
– III place in the team standings at the Championship of Ukraine in archery (Lviv);
– I place in the individual competition at the Ukrainian Indoor Archery Championship (Kharkiv);
– II place at the All–Ukrainian competition in archery “Cup of the Olympic champion Victor Ruban”.
At the regional and city level, students of KhNMU won 8 prizes:
– Zhamzhagaryan George, student of IV med. faculty, 5th year (coach, senior lecturer of the department Bilyk O.A.) in the Open Cup of Kharkiv and Kharkiv region in flipper swimming took the first two places; at the Championship of the city and region on flippers swimming took the first two places.
– Paramonov Maxim, student IV med. faculty, 3rd year (coach, senior lecturer of the department Starodubtsev D.S.) at the Open championship of the Kharkiv region on classical bench press among juniors took the second place; at the Kharkiv regional championship in classical powerlifting among juniors she took the 3rd place.
Teachers of the department in order to form a healthy lifestyle and broadly involve student youth in regular physical education and sports, increase physical activity and health, promotion and further development of student sports in Ukraine in September 2020 took part in holding All–Ukrainian sports event among students. The program of the event included All–Ukrainian Olympic Week: competitions in weightlifting (senior teachers Galashko M.M., Poruchikov V.V.), arm sports (senior teacher Galashko M.M., senior teacher Yakimenko O.S.); organization of All–Ukrainian Olympic lesson (associate professor Shuteev V.V., associate professor Konovalov V.V., senior lecturer Bilyk O.A.).
Under the auspices of the Committee for Physical Education and Sports of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine and the Committee for Physical Education and Sports of the Kharkiv regional branch during February–March were events among students – “Physical activity – healthy lifestyle – healthy nation”. The Department of Physical Education and Health (responsible Bilyk O.A., Petrukhnov O.D., Yakimenko O.S.) supported the challenge among students under the slogan: “For a healthy lifestyle!”. During the month, students taught photos and videos. The event was attended by first and second year students in the amount of 86 people. All photos and videos were timely submitted to the Department of the Committee for Physical Education and Sports of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine and were posted on the official page Facebook.com / Kharkiv–Regional–Branch–KFVS–MES–Ukraine–1835737476696413.
Much attention is also paid to the health of teachers and staff. To maintain the ability to work at the appropriate level, to prevent occupational diseases, university staff are given the opportunity to train in sports sections under the guidance of experienced professionals. To demonstrate the results of achievements in sports, the Spartakiad “Health” is held every year among the staff of KhNMU.

International Activity

During the first half of 2020–2021 academic year employees of the Department of Physical Education and Health took part in international congresses, conferences and congresses: Paris (France), Toronto (Canada), Warsaw (Poland), London (Great Britain), Rome (Italy), Lisbon (Portugal) and others.
Teachers of the department Shuteev V.V., Galashko M.M., Kudimova O.V., Kutsiy D.V., Lapko S.V., Lenskaya O.V., Lobanyova O.V., Poruchikov V.V., Pochernina M.G., Selivanov E.V., Starodubtsev D.S., Stratiy N.V., Yakimenko O.S. (70% of the total staff) underwent internships at the Institute Badawczo–Rozwojowy Lubelskiego Parku Naukowo Technologicznego Sp.zo.o, Lublin, Republic of Poland, where they studied foreign experience in organizing the educational process on the zoom platform – August–September 2020,« Online learning as a non-traditional form of modern education on the example of the Moodle platform » – November 2020,« Using the opportunities of cloud services on the example of google meet, google classroom platforms in the modern online education “– December 2020,” Distance learning tools on the example of Zoom and Moodle platforms”– February 2021,” Online learning as the latest form of modern education on the example of GOOGLE MEET and GOOGLE platforms CLASSROOM “– March 2021,” Distance learning tools for training a specialist in physical culture and sports, physical therapy and occupational therapy: platforms Zoom and Moodle “– April 2021,” Innovative met holds of distance learning with using ZOOM and MOODLE platforms » – 31 May – 07 June 2021). The acquired knowledge is currently being implemented in education.

Student scientific society

Responsible for the work of the Student scientific circle at the department teacher Pochernina Maria Grigorivna

Traditionally, the department holds meetings of the scientific student group. At the beginning of the academic year, the work plan of the circle was drawn up, which was approved at the meeting of the department in September 2020 (5 meetings of the first semester) and in January 2021 (5 meetings of the second semester). According to the work plan, it was proposed to hold 10 meetings of the circle for the 2020/2021 academic year. All meetings were held on time and regularly according to the plan once a month. All teachers of the Department of Physical Education and Health took part in the work of the group.

Normative documents of the educational process
Educational materials