The main mission of the Faculty of Health, Physical Education and Sports is to educate experts in the area of Sports Studies and Human Health (Physical Culture, Mass Participation Sports, Physical Rehabilitation). The main task of the Faculty is to promote attributes of healthy life and sport culture literacy as an essential part of modern lifestyle.
One of the principle task of the Faculty of Health, Physical Education and Sports is to train teachers of Sport Training for secondary schools: Specializations – Secondary education (Physical Culture), Physical Culture and Sport (Trainer of Different Kinds of Sport). The Faculty prepares specialists in the area of Health Services (Physical Therapy and Ergo Therapy, Physical Rehabilitation).
All degree programs at the Faculty of Health, Physical Education and Sports are fully differentiated (with increasing specializations). Bachelor’s programs are more practical, based on didactic and interdisciplinary studies, focusing mainly on basic sub-disciplines. Graduates may continue with a one-year and four months at the faculty, leading to the Master’s degree.
The Faculty offers three Master’s degree programs, which specialized and respond to students’ individual interests: Secondary Education (Physical Culture, Mass Participation Sports Work and Tourism); Physical Culture and Sport (Trainer on Different Kinds of Sport); Health Services (Physical Therapy and Ergo therapy, Physical Rehabilitation).
The Faculty of Health, Physical Education and Sports is also an important research institution, focused on the basic research themes; Human Health, Physical Rehabilitation and Pedagogy of Sport Training.
Since the 1970s the Faculty of Health, Physical Education and Sports has been famous for international Sport achievements.
Thirteen golden, five silver and five bronze medals have been awarded to thirty-one students at the Olympic and Paralympic Games since 1972.
Three golden, two silver and five bronze medals – this is the performance of our students at the World Games.
Students repeatedly conquered World Championships and World Cups: eighty – first places, seventy-four – second ones and ninety-sixth – third places.
Most awards were given at the European Championships and Cups – one hundred and twenty-five golden, eighty-eight silver and ninety-five bronze medals.
An important competition for any university is the performance of its students at the World University Games. The medal achievements of our university include two golden, twelve silver and ten bronze awards at these competitions.
Students won one golden, two silver and five bronze medals at the European games. Two bronze medals were given to students at the Youth Olympic Games.
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