Lesgaft National State University of Physical Education, Sport and Health

The Lesgaft National State University of Physical Education, Sport and Health is a university in St. Petersburg, Russia, named after Peter Lesgaft.[1]

The Lesgaft National State University of Physical Education, Sport and Health
Национальный государственный университет физической культуры, спорта и здоровья имени П. Ф. Лесгафта
TypeState
Established1896
PresidentVladimir Ageevetz
Location,
CampusUrban
Websitehttp://www.lesgaft.spb.ru

Its history started from 1896, when Peter Lesgaft founded a training program for PE teachers. The university now offers 15 bachelor degrees including Bachelor of Physical Culture, Bachelor of Adapted physical education among others. It provides 7 courses at Masters level and 14 courses at PhD levels. It is noteworthy that the institution was among first in Russia to introduce a Bachelor of Nursing course.

It consists of following colleges:

  • Institute of Adaptive Physical Culture
  • Institute of Sports Facilities and Industries
  • Institute of Economics and Social Technology
  • Institute of International sports Programs
  • Institute of Health and Sports Medicine

and the following faculties:

  • Faculty Summer Olympic Sports
  • Faculty of Winter Olympic Sports
  • Faculty of non-Olympic sports
  • Faculty of martial arts
  • Faculty of Economics, Management and Law
  • Faculty individual educational and sports technology
  • Faculty of Basic Training
  • Faculty profiled training
  • Faculty training and retraining
  • Faculty training of the teaching staff (postgraduate and doctoral studies)
  • Faculty teaching and professional practice
  • Faculty of Social Science and Humanities
  • Preparatory Faculty

It is also the publisher of the magazine Scientific notes University Lesgaft and the newspaper Lesgaftovets ("For physical training cadres").

Sports teams

A team representing this university was the runner-up for the first edition of the Soviet Cup in bandy in 1937.

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