Pavel Galochkin, PhD (Pedagogics), is Head of the Department
About the Department
The Department's mission is to continuously improve quality of training and accentuate the role played by physical culture and sports in comprehensive HR potential development by using a competences-based and practice-oriented approach to training, and by introducing individual learning trajectories while teaching the discipline. The key goal of the Department is to shape the personality of each student by combining training with development via forming the learning environment that facilitates a healthy lifestyle and systematic engagement in physical culture and sports.
The goals of the Department are:
- To develop and take measures aimed at promoting physical education and sports as an essential component of a healthy lifestyle;
- To modernize the physical education system while taking into account the students' future professions' characteristics;
- To ensuring that the students spend not less than 6-8 hours each week doing physical exercises (depending on their physical condition);
- To involve students studying in face-to-face mode in systematic physical training;
History of the Department
The Department of Physical Training was founded in the Moscow Financial Institute in 1946. It was headed by V.P. Shishov. Learners could choose from 15 types of sports. The most popular kinds were gymnastics, football, volleyball, skiing, track and field athletics, and others.
A. G.Bychkov, Honored Master of Sports of the USSR, who fought in the WWII, a graduate of the Russian State University of Physical Education, Sport, Youth and Tourism, headed the Department in 1955. V. G. Fedosov, PhD (Pedagogics), Associate Professor, a graduate of the Russian State University of Physical Education, Sport, Youth and Tourism, headed the Department in 1965. V.F. Yakimets, Master of Sports of the USSR in competitive gymnastics, who fought in the WWII, a graduate of the Russian State University of Physical Education, Sport, Youth and Tourism, headed the Department in 1977. A.I. Bezdenezhnykh, Associate Professor, PhD (Pedagogics), a graduate of the Russian State University of Physical Education, Sport, Youth and Tourism, headed the Department in 1989. The number of types of sports that the Department staff specialized in grew. The list included athletic gymnastics, shaping, rhythmic gymnastics, swimming, trainings in gyms, ashihara karate, badminton, wushu. Students start participating regularly in the Academy competitions, competitions where Moscow universities' representatives participate. Yu. N. Allyanov, Associate Professor, PhD (Pedagogics), master of sports of the USSR (boxing), a graduate of the Leningrad Military Institute of Physical Culture, headed the department in 2004. Then, lectures in Physical Culture, computer-aided knowledge assessment and appropriate course descriptions were introduced into the program curriculum. Students with medical conditions were assigned to a special medical group and attended special trainings in physical education. The Department instructors participate in research conferences devoted to sports, develop new program curricula, write monographs and manuals in teaching methodology describing topical issues in physical culture and sports, improve innovative methodology used when delivering lectures and conducting sports classes. The Department staff extended the list of classes in sports on offer. The students won several times at the Moscow Northern and North-Eastern district rhythmic gymnastics, boxing, tennis, table tennis competitions. The University Department of Physical Training was divided into two Departments in January 2013. The Department of Physical Training-1 and the Department of Physical Training -2 were formed. Pavel Galochkin, master of sports (boxing), a graduate of the Russian State University of Physical Culture, Sport, Youth and Tourism, PhD (Pedagogics), headed the Department of Physical Training -1. Yuri Allanov, master of sports (boxing), Associate Professor, PhD (Pedagogics), headed the Department of Physical Training- 2. In accordance with Order No. 1433/0 of 22 June 2016, the Department of Physical Training -1 and Physical Training-2 were reorganized, and the Department of Physical training was formed.
The classes in Physical Training are conducted at:
- Sports and Recreation Center at Leningradsky Prospekt, 55;
- Sports and Recreation Center at Ulitsa Verkhnyaya Maslovaka, 15;
- Sports and Recreation Center at Ulitsa Kasatkina, 17;
- Sports and Recreation Center at Maly Zlatoustinsky Pereulok, 7, bld.1.
Student knowledge of the course in Physical Training is assessed through the grading and student ratings. The final grade during the semesters is based on the following three key indicators:
• grades obtained during the knowledge assessment tests;
• student work during the semester;
• pass/fail examination results.
Department of Physical Training
Address: Sports and Recreation Center, Moscow, Leningradsky Prospekt, 55
Pavel Galochkin - Head of the Department
Tel.:/fax: 8 (499) 943-94-74
Aleksandr Antokhin - Deputy Head of the Department
Address: Sports and Recreation Center at Moscow, Ulitsa Kasatkina, 17.
Tel.: 8-499-943-93-43 (instructors' room)
Igor Nikishin - Deputy Head of the Department
Tel.: 8-499-270-22-71, 8-499-270-22-56 (instructors' room)