Physical education of SMG students in condition of modern challenges


O.V. Mamonova3
PhD, Associate Professor G.B. Glazkova3
PhD, Associate Professor E.A. Lubyshev1,3
PhD, Associate Professor E.D. Bakulina2
1Peoples' Friendship University of Russia, Moscow
2Russian State Social University, Moscow
3Plekhanov Russian University of Economics, Moscow

Objective of the study was to theoretical and experimental substantiation of the effectiveness of physical education of students of a special medical group (SMG) in a mixed learning format.
Methods and structure of the study. The analysis of scientific and methodological literature, pedagogical experiment, testing, mathematical and statistical processing of results were carried out. The experiment involved students with health problems of the Plekhanov Russian University of Economics (n=419). In 2019-2020 (1st year) students studied in full-time distance form in conditions of restrictions and self-isolation due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In 2020-2021 (2nd year) training was held in a full-time distance and mixed format.
Results and conclusions. The introduction of the means of adaptive physical culture and elements of health-improving systems of physical exercises with the use of information and digital technologies into the physical culture and educational process, the integration of offline and online learning, new forms of interaction "teacher-student" contributed to the increase in the functional capabilities of the students' organism and the improvement of physical fitness indicators for all studied control exercises, adaptation to the educational process in the face of modern challenges (unstable epidemiological situation).

Keywords: physical education, students of a special medical group, distance learning, physical fitness, information and digital technologies.


  1. Mamonova O.V. Digital educational environment of distance learning in physical education of students with special educational needs / O.V. Mamonova // Physical culture and health, 2020. No 2 (74). P. 45-49.
  2. Sadovnikov E.S. Physical culture and recreation activities in the conditions of the spread of coronavirus infection / E.S. Sadovnikov, I.V. Vlasyuk, N.T. Trishina, M.N. Zhegalova // Theory and practice of Physical culture, 2021. No. 8. pp. 35-36.
  3. Shutova T.N. Classification of databases in the field of physical culture and sports / T.N. Shutova, G.B. Glazkova, L.A. Parfenova, N.I. Medvedkova // Scientific notes of the P.F. Lesgaft University, 2021. No 9 (199). Pp. 335-338.
  4. Sweet J., Amato D. (2021) Stress and anxiety sabotaged physical motivation during the pandemic. [Electronic resource] – URL:
  5. Yang C., Chen A., Chen Y. (2021) Stress and health of college students in the COVID-19 pandemic: the role of academic workload, separation from school and fears of infection. [Electronic resource] – URL: pone. 0246676.