Student Professional Olympiads in «Physical Education and Sports»

Student Professional Olympiads in «Physical Education and Sports»


PhD, Associate Professor T.A. Stepanova1
PhD, Associate Professor V.A. Shpakova1
PhD E.A. Vashchenko1
1Southern Federal University, Rostov-on-Don

Objective of the study was to cultivate in university students due interest in scientific and pedagogical activities in the field of physical culture and sport, as well as intensify networking cooperation between federal universities and other higher educational institutions of Russia and foreign countries for creative and intellectual cooperation purposes.
Methods and structure of the study. The documentary and observational data analysis made it possible to consider the course and results of the IX Physical Education and Sports Olympiad conducted by the Southern Federal University in Rostov-on-Don.
Results of the study. The analysis of the competitive process revealed a high level of formation in the participants of the Olympiad of professional competencies in both theoretical and practical competitions. The Olympiad results were determined by the total points drawn in each competition.
Conclusion. The competitions held within the framework of the Olympiad yielded interesting results: we observed gusto in scientific research, teamwork skills, the respondents’ ability to cope with stresses in uncertain environment and critically evaluate own knowledge and skill levels, as well as the ability to make scientifically based forecasts and futurological assumptions.

Keywords: Southern Federal University, university sport, gifted youngsters, cooperation, achievements in the field of physical culture and sport, professional competences.


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