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Special Rescue Training and Physical Education Department

Special Rescue Training and Physical Education Department
 


    The department ensures development of students’ and cadets’ physical and psychological traits essential for rescue activities, coping with physical exertion, psychic pressure and unfavourable factors of professional activity. The main task of the department is specialists training for SES units of Ukraine.

History of the department: 

Special Rescue Training and Physical Education Department
    History of the department
 
M. D. Holubeiko was at the head of the Cycle in1963-1976; in 1976 M. V. Yakushev became the head of the Cycle.  In 1984-1985 I. M. Kahitin was at the head, in 1992 – 1998 V. F. Zhelizko, a record breaker and a champion of Soviet Union and Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic in fire-applied sport having overcome 100 meters obstacle course and a champion in fire relay race 4×100metres, was administering the Cycle.
In 1998 – 1999 M. M. Kozyar, prorector of Lviv Fire Technical College, was at the head of Special Physical Training Cycle. In 1999-2000 it was M. S. Koval, prorector of Lviv Fire Technical College, who was administering Special Physical Training Cycle. In 2000 – 2001 B. V. Bolibruh became the head of Special Physical Training Cycle.
In 2001 Lviv Fire Technical College of MIA (Ministry of Internal Affairs) was reorganized into Lviv Institute of Fire Safety of MIA (Ministry of Internal Affairs). This year on the basis of Special Physical Training Cycle Special and Physical Training Department was established. In 2001 – 2004 V. A. Lashch was the head of the department. 
In 2004 A. M. Kovalchuk was appointed to the position of head of Special and Physical Training Department. In 2006 the department was renamed to Special Rescue Training and Physical Education Department.
 

Department staff: 

   Academic Staff:
 
The Department staff includes 11 teachers, two of them are PhDs. Thesis researches of other teachers are being carried out.


Research and teaching staff: 

 

Head of Department
Andriy Mycholaiovych Kovalchuck

Associate Professor
PhD in Physical Education and Sport
Colonel of Civil Defense
Deputy Head of Department
Andriy Myhailovych Petrenko

PhD in Physical Education and Sport
Lieutenant-colonel of Civil Defense
 
Associate Professor
Yuriy
Myhailovych Antoshkiv
PhD in Physical Education and Sport
Lieutenant-colonel of Civil Defense
 
Associate Professor
Yuriy Stepanovych Baran

Lieutenant-colonel of Civil Defense
 
Associate Professor
Ruslan Volodymyrovych Kosenko

Lieutenant-colonel of Civil Defense
 
Senior Lecturer
Vitaliy Andriiovych Borsuk

Lieutenant-colonel of Civil Defense
 
Senior Lecturer
Ihor Ivanovych Zadorozhnyi

 
Senior Lecturer
Oleh Bohdanovych Loza

Lieutenant-colonel of Civil Defense
Lecturer
Fialkovyc Yuriy Volodymyrovych

Captain of Civil Defence
 
Lecturer
Dmitro Volodymyrovych Smoljak

Major of Civil Defence
 
Lecturer
Roman Valentinovych Thoryk


Lieutenant-colonel of Civil Defense
   

Courses are taught at the department: 

Physical Education
Rescue Training
Fire and Rescue Training

Scientific-methodical work of the department: 

Scientific and Methodical Work

   
 

“Physical Education as a Basis of Operational and Rescue Activities in Emergency Situations” (R.T. Ratushnii, A. M. Kovalchuk, A. M. Petrenko, Y. S. Baran). The coursebook examines the essentials of physical education organization in the units of SES of Ukraine, means and methods of cultivating professionally important traits and skills in students and cadets of higher educational institutions of SES of Ukraine. It is for teachers, cadets and students of higher educational institutions SES of Ukraine and is aimed at increasing the efficiency of physical education process in  higher educational institutions of SES of Ukraine.
 

“Gymnastics” (A. M. Kovalchuk, Y. M. Antoshkiv) The coursebook gives description of gymnastics and its kinds. It is for teachers and cadets of higher educational establishments of MES, MIA, MD of Ukraine for giving lessons in gymnastics. The coursebook highlights terminology of gymnastic exercises, line training, general developing exercises, applied and aerobic exercises etc. The coursebook gives methodical recommendations for developing a good posture;

“Professional Applied Physical Training of Cadets in Higher Educational Establishments of MES of Ukraine. (A. M. Kovalchuk, Y. M. Antoshkiv) The coursebook gives main recommendations for organization and conducting professional applied physical training with cadets, students of higher educational establishments and Fire Rescue Service staff. The coursebook is for teachers of physical education and special physical training, subunit commanders of higher educational establishments of MES of Ukraine. It will help to effectively choose and use physical education and training equipment, forms of physical education for improving professional training of future Fire Rescue Service staff.

 “Safety during a Lesson of Physical Training” (A. M. Kovalchuk, A. Y. Zaidovyi, Y. M. Antoshkiv) The coursebook defines peculiarities of getting traumas during professional applied training, their causes; a range of factors is given for traumas prophylaxis. It is for teachers and cadets of higher educational establishments of State Emergency Service of Ukraine.

“Professional shooting training of the staff of Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine in high-speed shooting exercises” (M. M. Kozyar, B. A. Vynohradskyi, A. M. Kovalchuk) The coursebook investigates the issues of tactic and technical skill parameters improvement of the staff of Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine during high-speed shooting exercises; introduction of up-to-date systems of tempo and rhythm action dynamics characteristics control; variants of individual and group motor activity models building; methodical techniques of professional shooting mastery optimization.

“The essentials of accurate shooting” (M. M. Kozyar, B. A.Vynohradskyi, A. M. Kovalchuk). The essentials of accurate shooting are described in the coursebook. It is for teachers and cadets of higher educational establishments of State Emergency Service of Ukraine, Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine, Ministry of Defence of Ukraine for giving lessons in shooting training. Description of different kinds of shooting sport, physical infrastructure for giving lessons in shooting sport, issues of internal and external ballistics are highlighted in the coursebook. The recommendations for elimination of unfavorable effects of shooting on human organism are given.
“Physical Education of Cadets in Higher Educational Establishments of State Emergency Service of Ukraine during a day” (R. T. Ratushnyi, V. V. Koshelenko, A. M. Kovalchuk, Y. M. Antoshkiv). The process of cadets’ physical education during a day, forms and methods of giving lessons in physical education are described in the course book. It is for students and cadets of higher educational establishments of State Emergency Service of Ukraine for providing academic information concerning the process of improving cadet’s physical education during a day.

 

“Artistic Gymnastics” (Ratushnyi R. T., Koshelenko V. V., Kovalchuk A. M., Antoshkiv Y. M.). The coursebook gives description of artistic gymnastics and its types. It is for students and cadets of higher educational establishments of State Emergency Service of Ukraine for giving lessons in artistic gymnastics.The terminology of athletic exercises, kettlebell lifting, body building and fitness are highlighted in the coursebook. Methodical recommendations concerning physical exercises on exercise machines are given in the coursebook. 
 
Scientific invention: “Exercise machine for improving shooting skill in rapid shooting exercises” (V. T. Pyatkov, A. M. Kovalchuk, M. M. Kozyar, B. A. Vynohradskyi, V. M. Sokolovskyi)
 
Description of exercise machine:
  • ·Wireless recording of temporal characteristics of technical and tactical shooter actions in rapid shooting exercises;

  • ·Assessment of shot cycle quality, series of shots, temporal characteristics of technical and tactical shooter actions in rapid shooting exercises;

  • ·Shooter readiness objectification through identification of main features, quantitative assessment of technical and tactical shooter actions

 


 

Material-technical base: 

Physical Education and Sports Centre

Purpose of the facility:·  

  • ·  giving lessons in physical education, fire and rescue training, rescue training, gas and smoke protection service training, fire tactics, fire engineering;

    ·  sportsmen training in the following sections: five-a-side, athletics, fire-applied sport, volleyball;

    ·  doing morning exercises and optional courses.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Training tower

    Purpose of the facility:
 

  • giving lessons in fire and rescue training, rescue training, gas and smoke protection service training, fire tactics, fire engineering;
  • sportsmen training in fire-applied sport;
  • conducting lessons of fire and rescue station.

Gym

    Purpose of the facility:
 

  • giving lessons in physical education and training for officers of LSU LS;
  • sportsmen training in the following sections: five-a-side, basketball, fitness, volleyball, combat hopak, badminton, table tennis;


Sports and Athletics Centre

Purpose of the facility:
 

  • giving lessons in physical education and training for officers of LSU LS;
  • sportsmen training in kettlebell lifting, powerlifting.


Alpine Park


Alpine Park refers to a system of wooden platforms, interconnected facilities: campus board, obstacle course, pendulous and steeply inclined crossings, ropeway, stairs, and small bridges. These elements are fastened 5-20 metres high above the ground.
Purpose of the facility:

  • ·giving lessons in fire and rescue training, rescue training;

  • sportsmen training in fire-applied sport and rescue training.


 
 

Outdoor Sports Ground for Game Sport


    Purpose of the facility:
  • giving lessons in physical education; sportsmen training in five-a-side and handball;
  • holding five-a-side and handball competitions.


Outdoor Training Ground


Purpose of the facility:
  • giving lessons in physical education;

  • doing morning exercises and optional courses;

  • active rest of cadets and students of LSU LS.

Areas of research: 

Academic staff carries out researches on the following topics:

  1. “Improvement of professional applied physical training of permanent and temporary staff of LSU LS”;
  2.  “Articulated booms”
  3. “Investigation of flexible rescue systems for rescuing people at height during a fire”

Science students and cadets: 

During studies cadets and students take active part in scientific research under the direction of qualified academic staff.  Research topics are: A. L. Sheinyk “The influence of cadet’s mental and physical state on work in extreme conditions”, M. O. Plahotnikova “The role of physical culture in healthy lifestyle development, A. O. Orel “Development of strength by means of gymnastics”, A. V. Panasuk “Technology of victim’s descent with the help of steeplejack equipment”, K. S. Tkachenko “Active games as a means of applied professional training of employee in State Emergency Service of Ukraine”, N. V. Chudinova “Occupational safety and sports traumatism prophylaxis during athletics, swimming, wrestling trainings and sports games. 
 

Cultural events, entertainment: 

     Leisure time
 
Academic staff of Special Rescue Training and Physical Education Department takes active part in organizing cultural events and active leisure of students and cadets of LSU LS. It includes organization of “Sports and Athletics Meeting of LSU LS” between educational garrisons, ski racing, sports festivals.
One of the priority lines of sports life in the University is development and popularization of applied professional kinds of sport among the staff that are aimed at improving professional skills, physical and psychological training of future specialists of State Emergency Service of Ukraine.
In the university there are the following sports circles:
fire-applied sport, officer triathlon; judo and martial art; Greco-Roman wrestling, kickboxing and hand-to-hand, boxing, cross country running, futsal, volleyball, table tennis, kettlebell lifting, orienteering, basketball, rescue training, and arm-wrestling,
Academic staff of the Department organizes Lviv sightseeing tours; visit theatres, museums, exhibition halls, philharmonics, Museum of Folk Architecture and Household “Shevchenkivskyi Hai”, cinemas, etc.


Information for entrants: 

The main target of Special Rescue Training and Physical Education Department is cultivating student’s and cadets’ devotion to their profession, faithfulness to their duty and oath; cultivating moral and psychological values and willpower, ability to orient oneself in difficult situations and make effective decisions; preparing dependable and disciplined officers of State Emergency Service of Ukraine.
 

Physical Education

     Physical Education is a constituent part of applied professional training of future rescuers. Since the discipline is aimed at preparing specialists with a high level of physical fitness, able to efficiently carry out rescue tasks, and cope with huge mental, neuropsychic and physical loads. Physical education has a positive effect on the level of professional development, cultivation of moral and psychological values of future rescuers and it is also an efficient way of all-round and harmonious development of personality.
The main aim of physical education is development and continuous improvement of physical skills; efficient decision making, physical fitness and health improvement, organism resistance to unfavourable factors effect when carrying out rescue operations. 
There are the following forms of Physical Education in LSU LS:
  • morning exercises
  • practical lessons;
  • training in sports circles;
  • training in sports sections;
  • individual training;
  • sporting events.

 
Practical lessons are the main type of physical education lessons and are aimed at development of physical qualities, acquiring necessary motor abilities and skills. 
Practical lessons are held in gyms equipped with appliances and special training equipment on outdoor sports grounds, obstacle courses and sports and learning complex. Assessment of students and cadets in physical education involve annual testing according to Academic Credit System requirements. At the end of the course there is an exam in the discipline “Physical Education”.

 


 

Rescue Training
 Rescue training in LSU LS is a constituent part of professional training, an important and inseparable part of cadets’ and students’ education.  The program of rescue training incorporates theoretical and practical parts. Their content involves acquiring knowledge and skills necessary for rescue works in city conditions.
The top priority task of fire and rescue subunits during fire extinguishment and emergency situations elimination is carrying out search-and-rescue operations aimed at rescuing victims. Search-and-rescue works have higher requirements for the time of their performance. 
Search-and-rescue works are carried out as a rule in restricted and dangerous conditions without energy source.  There are the following preconditions for efficient performance of these works: equipment and appliances that are simple in their design, reliable and not dependable on their energy source; the rescuers should have high level of physical fitness, be able to efficiently carry out rescue tasks, cope with huge mental, neuropsychic and physical loads. Therefore rescue training is an integral part of students’ and cadets’ education and training, and an important part of professional training.
The outcome of rescue training is acquisition of necessary knowledge and skills for efficient search and rescue works.
      

Fire and Rescue Training


    

The discipline “Fire and Rescue Training” is aimed at acquiring skills of operating search and rescue equipment, improving lesson organization in fire and rescue training performing the roles of squad leader, guard commander; psychological training improvement; studying training organization and competitions holding in fire applied sport.

Each practical lesson is aimed at performing (teaching, training) not more than two exercises. Educational activities, methods and ways of their performance contribute to development of cadets’ physical strength, agility, endurance, courage; improve skills during the whole process of studying through systematic repetition of previously learnt exercises in different conditions and combinations.

The cadets, who have acquired rules of occupational safety, have practical skills in work with search-and-rescue equipment and appliances are allowed to have individual training. Cadets study theoretical essentials of fire applied sport and rules of conducting lessons for rated sportsman and judges in fire applies sport training. Theoretical course of Fire and Rescue Training is studied at lectures. Practical lessons are held in the form of training and individual or team sports.



 
 
 

Contact information:

Our address: 35, Kleparivska St., Lviv

Our telephones:

теl. (032) 233-32-40 – man on duty in University

теl./fax (032) 233-00-88 – office

Our e-mail:

ldubzh.lviv@mns.gov.ua