The Institute of psychology and education organizes the students' sports sector activities with the practical and methodological help of the Department for social and educational work; the organization of the sports mass work with the help of the Department for youth affairs, social issues and the system of sports and physical education development on the basis of widespread creative initiative and the work of the sports sector members.
The students sports sector involves students, graduates and the teaching stuff of the Institute of psychology and education into the various sports events, regular exercises aimed at their full physical development, skill enhancement and patriotic education; organizes the athletes` training and forms the teams on various sports which are able to defend the honor of the institute and university at the competitions of various levels. In 2015 academic year, the students sports sector was headed by the 2nd year student Amir Tazutdinov. The membership consists of about 50 people having a category in volleyball, chess, swimming and judo. The institute has the students; volleyball, basketball and badminton teams, which are both for men and women. The sections on arm-wrestling, volleyball and soccer on the basis of “Moscow” sports complex, are also the part of the sports sector. More than 100 students attend these sections; all classes for the students of our institute are free of charge.
Annually our students participate in such large KFU competitions as the Sports contest for freshmen and the Sports contest for undergraduates and postgraduates. Our students were repeatedly the prize winners in the individual and team competitions; in 2014 the national team of the institute took the 3rd place in the overall standings in the Tourism Championship among students and postgraduates of KFU. The sports mass work and recreational activity significantly increases the students' professional skill level. The arm-wrestling is very popular among our students and therefore, we have high achievements in it: Anastasia Studentsova, a 3rd year student, took the 1st place in the team championship, and Albina Gaisina, a 4th year student, took the 2nd place in Arm-wrestling Championship among the universities of Tatarstan in 2015.Vakhitova Adelya, a 4th year student, took the 1st place in the KFU Swimming Championship in 2015.
We also carry out annual sports and recreational events such as “Poezdzdorovya” in “Mayak” sports base (skating, skiing) in Zelenodolsk, and a trip to “Yalchik”.
The teaching staffs also actively participate in sports and recreational activities: A. M. Kalimullin, the director of the institute, plays volleyball; R.N. Khakimzyanov, the assistant of the department of psychology of personality, plays badminton.
Monthly, the Universiade village holds the morning exercises in order to promote a healthy lifestyle among the non-residential students living in the KFU dormitories.
Also the sports sector organizes the annual volleyball match called “Director`s Cup” between the students and teaching stuff of the institute.
Our institute has a cheer-leading group, which is headed by Alina Migranova, a 3rd year student.
The students with disabilities are involved in the work of the sports sector.
We are proud of each student`s achievements; sports and physical education improves physical form and health!