Currently there are twenty student interest groups working at the University School of Physical Education.
BIOLOGY AND NATURE CONSERVATION STUDENT INTEREST GROUP
Division of Biology and Environmental Protection
Mentor: Wojciech Jarosz, PhD
Research problems: biological environmental pollution, genetic determinants of sports performance.
PHYSIOTHERAPY STUDENT INTEREST GROUP
Division of Physical Therapy and Sports Recovery
Mentor: Patrycja Rąglewska, PhD
Research problems: availability of rehabilitation, assessment of posture defects in mass studies of children and teenagers, incidence of injuries in children in rural and urban communities, participation in the research of the Division of Kinesitherapy
HEALTH PROMOTION STUDENT INTEREST GROUP
Division of Studies on Physical Activity and Health Promotion
Mentor: Ida Laudańska-Krzemińska, PhD
Research problems: creating and pursuing research interest of students of the University of Physical Education related to health promotion, health education and related areas.
STUDENT INTEREST GROUP OF THE DIVISION OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY TEACHING
Department of Theory and Methodology of Physical Education
Mentor: associate professor of the University Michał Bronikowski, PhD
Research problems: various aspects of work in physical education, physical activity of schoolchildren, prevention and correction of posture defects.
PEDAGOGY STUDENT INTEREST GROUP
Department of Humanist Foundations of Physical Culture
Mentors: Ewa Koprowiak, PhD, Aleksandra Lubczyńska, MA
Research problems: the problems of special education, counseling pedagogy accompanying rehabilitation of the disabled.
SWIMMING AND WATER RESCUE STUDENT INTEREST GROUP
Division of Swimming and Water Rescue
Mentor: Katarzyna Antosiak-Cyrak, PhD
Research problems: analysis of movement technique in water rescue, movement rhythm in individual and group aspect, motor activity of mature women.
REHABILITATION PSYCHOLOGY STUDENT INTEREST GROUP
Department of Physical Culture of the Disabled
Mentor: professor Stanisław Kowalik, PhD
Research problems: the bodily “I” of the disabled, quality of life at an older age, fatigue in the disabled.
“SPORT AND SCIENCE” STUDENT INTEREST GROUP
Division of Theory of Sport
Mentors: professor Ryszard Strzelczyk, PhD, Krzysztof Karpowicz, PhD
Research problems: interests focus on the widely defined theory of sport and theory of sports training.
“MEDICINE FOR SPORT” STUDENT INTEREST GROUP
Division of Sport Medicine and Traumatology
Mentor: Przemysław Lutomski, PhD
Research problems: medical rehabilitation of patients active in sport, first aid in sport injuries, doping in sport.
PSYCHOLOGY OF SPORT STUDENT INTEREST GROUP
Division of Psychology
Mentor: Maciej Tomczak, PhD
Research problems: Extending the knowledge and skills in the area of sport psychology, exchange of experience and interests between the participants and promotion of sport psychology with emphasis on compliance with professional psychologists ethics.
TRADITIONAL SPORTS AND ETHNOLOGY OF SPORT STUDENT INTEREST GROUP
Laboratory of Traditional Sports and Ethnology of Sport
Mentor: Małgorzata Bronikowska, PhD
Research problems: ethnology of sport which explores old forms of physical culture, from simple folk games to more complicated games and sports and Olympic movement, within which both historic aspects and modern problems related to the Olympic Movement activities are studied as well as issues related to Olympic education as complementing the education of a young person through sport.
BIOMECHANICS STUDENT INTEREST GROUP
Department of Biomechanics
Mentor: Michał Murawa, PhD
Research problems: empirical exploration of biomechanical applications of measurement chains.
GYMNASTICS STUDENT INTEREST GROUP
Division of Gymnastics
Mentor: Roman Celka, PhD
Research problems: Biosocial determinants and effects of undertaking physical activity by people of various ages.
GEOGRAPHIC AND SIGHTSEEING STUDENT INTEREST GROUP
Division of Geography of Tourism and Landscape and Division of Ecology and Environmental Protection
Mentors: Iwona Miedzińska, PhD, Beata Kaczor, PhD
Research problems: activisation of students in geography of tourism and sightseeing, organisation of research workshops, tourism and natural environment.
HISTORY OF CULTURE AND ART STUDENT INTEREST GROUP
Division of Cultural Foundations of Tourism
Mentor: Izabela Wyszowska, PhD; Ewa Majchrowicz-Mośko, MA
Research problems: biographical tourism, religious tourism, ethnic tourism, museums as a form of cultural tourism, historic cities and their use in tourism.
NATURE STUDENT INTEREST GROUP
Department of Geography of Tourism and Department of Human Ecology
Mentor: Aleksandra Machnik, PhD
Research problems: propagation of environmental education, protection of natural environment, environmentally friendly tourism.
HUMAN NUTRITION STUDENT INTEREST GROUP
Division of Food and Nutrition
Mentors: professor Wojciech Chalcarz, PhD, Sylwia Merkiel, PhD
Research problems: human nutrition, social determinants of dietary habits, nutrition in nursing homes.
LEISURE TIME ANIMATION STUDENT INTEREST GROUP
Department of Recreation
Mentor: associate professor of the University, Beata Pluta, PhD
Research problems: developing scientific life among students and PhD students, mainly in recreation and leisure time animation specialisations, development of scientific co-operation with other scientific centres, propagation of knowledge of modern forms of recreation, healthy and active lifestyle and promotion of the Department of Recreation of the Poznań University School of Physical Education.
Faculty of Sport Sciences in Gorzów Wielkopolski
ReFiz STUDENT INTEREST GROUP
Mentor: Stanisław Faliszewski, PhD
Research problems: developing students’ interests in the area of physiotherapy, participation in studies and research, integration of student community and development of personalities of the group members.
Division of Physiological Sciences of the Faculty of Physical Culture in Gorzów Wielkopolski
Mentor: Mariusz Naczk, PhD
Research problems: Members of the group will deal with problems in the field of physiological sciences. The work in the group will let students develop their interests related to: human physiology in ontogenesis, the effect of various forms of strain on the body, use of new technologies in sports and health training, effect of training of varying characteristics of the human body.