The Department of Physical Training and Sports appeared in SUAI with its foundation in 1941.
SUAI is one of Russia’s leading universities in promoting physical education and physical training. The Department has brought up a large number of Masters of Sports of the USSR and Masters of Sportsof International Grade.
The university sports teams often become winners in student competitions in St. Petersburg. The greatest achievers are SUAI’s track-and-field, badminton, table tennis, futsal and freestyle teams.
The Department of Physical Training and Sports regards mass sport and fitness highly important for student community.
At present, the teaching stuff includes 2 professors and 9 associate professors. Many of those who work at the Department are experienced sportsmen, Masters of Sports, Masters of Sportsof International Grade, Honored Coaches and top rank Referees.
Following the University Curriculum for 6 semesters students practice physical training and attend lectures in sections of:
Team sports (basketball, volleyball, futsal, badminton);
Shaping, fitness, aerobics;
Special medical groups.