Department of Physical Education and Health
Social and educational activity
University students participate actively in intercollegiate University Games, sports competitions in different sports among high school students. Over 500 students of NMU are actively involved in sports clubs (weight sport, basketball, table tennis, chess, futsal, powerlifting, track and field, volleyball, football, aerobics, dance sports, etc.)., Annually more than 2,000 students take part in various sports competition. Every year the university holds the competition in 12 sports among teams faculties. Traditionally, the university has a chess tournament for the Cup of NMU Rector, futsal tournament for the prizes of the newspaper “Medical personnel”, championships in swimming and table tennis. The friendly meetings have become the traditional ones. They are held in outgoing sports between the staff and the students teams. Every year more and more foreign students studying in the NMU take part in mass events in various sports.
In 2009, NMU started the open Student Games in seven sports. Every year they involve teams from different universities of Kyiv.
Combined teams in various sports regularly take part in the championships of the City Department of Physical Education and Sport (badminton, swimming, chess, athletics cross, weight lifting, basketball, volleyball, armwrestling, etc.)., National Olympic Games among universities of Ministry of Health Protection of Ukraine, Ukrainian Championships in different kinds of sport, International competitions. They regularly win many prizes.
The best athletes of our university in recent years are Sport Master Olga Ray who is the champion of Ukraine (2006) and World (2004) in weightlifting sport; Sports Master Tatiana Kozhushko, who is the bronze medalist in the World (2007); Sport Master Olena Semenova, who is the world champion in the weight lifting baton (2007); Reza Naruzian, who is the winner of the world championship among juniors in weightlifting sport (2009); Sport Master of the International class Jaroslav Rozkladka who is the world champion in diving (2006); multiple prize winner of the stages of may World Championships (2006-2010); Sport Master Hanna Habina, who is a prize winner of Europe among juniors in spear throwing (2009), champion of Ukraine (2008), a member of the World Championship in Athletics (2010).