History of the Department

April 23, 1934 was established Kyiv Industrial Institute in Kyiv on existing engineering, energy and Institute of Chemical Technology - the descendants of former Polytechnic Institute, which was divided in 1930 into separate institutions.

In 1934, at the military training of physical education department was formed in the State of which were: physical education teacher responsible

Elkis GY, doctor of physical education Iskerskyy and responsible teacher on the faculty Tomaszewski VA (On 01.07.34 g.), Who conducted the extracurricular activities of sports. On 06/05/35, the physical education classes are transferred as required. September 26, 1934 the assembly hall was taken during gym hall.

Department of Physical Education (Physical Education Department) "KPI" (then Kyiv Industrial Institute) was established by order of 08/29/36 year. 
Head of the Department (manager) was appointed Savischeva VE 
Staff on 09.01.36 year: Savischeva In .YE., Ivanitskyy SV Monks DO, Peschanska OB, MG Reichenau, Tomaszewski VA

In semester students certification assessment included physical education, "unsatisfactory" or not considered debt assessment. Of course physical education lectures and conducted practical exercises. To offset was necessary to pass the course of the first set of TRP of the first degree and second to second and third-year students TRP complex II-nd degree.

The success of the department, in 1935 - and among institutions of higher education in gymnastics, and place on a competitive review of physical work in higher education and physical education department awarded transitional red flag to them. OKA LKSMU. Worked sections athletics, skiing, hockey, konkobizhnoho sports, cycling, volleyball (there were 5 teams in volleyball, fencing). 
On 27/09/37, the head of the department of physical education for S. Ostapenko

In 1960, at the initiative of the head of the department of physical education Kalenchuk SI .; for the first time in Ukraine the learning process of physical education was reconstructed on the basis of sports specialization.

From 1978 to 1985 the department of physical education reluctantly returned to classes with academic groups (due to the decrease in training facilities).

But after graduating in 1985, the construction and equipment of modern sports facilities large sports complex with two pools, halls weightlifting, aerobics, wrestling and boxing, sports games, gymnastics, Department conducts classes that have sports specialization.

Over the past 20 years at the Department of Physical Education accumulated rich experience in organizing sports-media work at faculties and academic departments in various sports, a scientific-methodical study training process for students of all majors "KPI", prepared and published a number of scientific - methodological development, patents, books, monographs, training and work programs of physical education.

In 1996, the Department of Physical Education was established Faculty of Physical Education and Sport in specialty 7.010201 "Physical Education" with the licensed number of whose purpose was to prepare specialists generalists.

The faculty of the department of physical education in addition includes three new departments: physical rehabilitation, which was transferred to special medical department for students with disabilities and disadvantages in health; Department of sporting perfection, which is organizing and training teams "KPI" with many sports; Department of training in physical education and sport, engaged training in physical education. 

  • Head of the Department of Physical Education - Associate Vyhlyayev Yuri Nikolaevich. 
  • Head of the Department of Rehabilitation - Associate Popadyuha Yurii. 
    Head of the Department of Theory and Methodology of Physical Education (formerly -kafedra training specialists in physical education and sports) - Associate Professor Sergey A. Sychev. 
  • Head of the department of sports perfection - Associate Professor Yuriy V. Novitsky.

Since 2007, the Department of Physical Education became a member of Intercollegiate Medical Engineering (MMIF).