Institute of Sports

  • Institute of Sports

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    LUHS MA

    Address: Tilžės str. 18, Kaunas
    Phone: (8 37) 362249
    E-mail: sporto.institutas@lsmuni.lt
    Contacts

     

    PEDAGOGICAL ACTIVITY

    Institute of Sports teaches students of the Medical Academy and Veterinary Academy.
    Graduate study programs:

    • First cycle of studies (bachelor degree): Oral Hygiene, Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Public Health, Food Sciences, Animal Husbandry Technology, Animal Science, Health Psychology, Veterinary Food Safety.
    • Second cycle of studies (master degree): Health and Rehabilitation, Advanced Nursing Practice, Lifestyle Medicine, Nursing Leadership.
    • Integrated studies: Medicine, Farmacy, Odontology, Veterinary Medicine.
    • Third cycle of studies (PhD): Biology, Medicine, Nursing.
    • Non-Degree Programs: Sports Medicine residency.

    Lecturers supervise final theses of bachelor and master students, assist in the preparation of publications and abstracts for conferences. Also in Institute of Sport works SSS (Students’ Scientific Society) physiotherapy society (scientific supervisor dr. Agnė Slapšinskaitė).
    More information: https://www.facebook.com/groups/201326079999500/

    Since 2000 Institute of Sports lecturers have published 4 textbooks and 8 educational books for students.

     

    SCIENTIFIC ACTIVITY

    Currently the Institute of Sports is participating in scientific research „Comprehensive physical health  assessment from a multidisciplinary point of view“. 14 Institute of Sports lecturers successfully have defended their doctoral thesis in period 2001-2016.

     

    PARTICIPATION IN SCENTIFIC PROJECTS

    In Lithuania:

    Project “Upgrade of qualifications of the public health professionals and nursing staff contributing to the production of morbidity and mortality from major non-communicable diseases”, qualification improvement courses “Health improvement, promotion of healthy lifestyles, heart and vascular disease prevention”. No. VP1-1.1-SADM-10-V-01-007. 2009-2014 y.
    Project “Arterial Hypotension Episodes Forecasting Technological innovation System Development“. No. VP1-3.1-ŠMM-10-V-02-003. 2013-2015 y.

    International:

    Eureka project EDFAS “Distributed intelligence functional status assessment system for the elderly and disabled.” 2008-2012 y.
    Eureka ITEA2 project GUARANTEE “Guardian Angel for extended home environment.” 2009-2011 y.
    Interreg IVB project “ICT for Health – Strengthening social capacities for the utilisation of eHealth technologies in the framework of ageing population”. 2010-2012 y.
    “PrimCareIT-Counteracting brain drain and professional isolation of health professionals in remote primary health care (PrimCareIT)”. 2011-2014 y.

     

    CONFERENCES ORGANISED

    • International conference “Exercise for health and rehabilitation”
    • 2nd International conference “Exercise for health and rehabilitation”
    • 3rd Scientific – Practical scientific conference “Exercise for health and rehabilitation”
    • 3rd International Congress “Complex Systems in Medicine and Sport”.

     

    PUBLICATIONS OF 2017

    In the basic list of publications of the Clarivate Analytics Web of Science – 3.
    In the editions referred to in international databases – 5.
    In other peer-reviewed scientific publications (Lithuanian scientific journals, conference presentation materials) – 3.
    Other methodological tools – 5.
    Other publications – 21.

     

    COOPERATION

    HeartMath Institute, USA
    Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Institute of Sport, Germany
    Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences, Finland
    Flensburg University of Applied Sciences, Germany
    Ss. Cyril and Methodius University, Macedonia
    University of Barcelona (INEFC), Spain
    KTU, Health Telematics Science Institute, Lithuania
    KTU, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Lithuania
    LUHS, Institute of Cardiology, Laboratory of Clinical Cardiology, Lithuania
    Gymnasium of LUHS, Lithuania

  • Contacts

    Institute of Sports

    Administration:
    Tilžės str. 18
    Phone (8 37) 362249
    Email: sporto.institutas@lsmuni.lt

     

    Departments

    Kalniečių str. 231, Kaunas

    Phone (8 37) 320028 

    LSMU hall
    M. Jankaus str. 2, Kaunas
    Phone (8 37) 362249

    Sport center
    Tilžės str. 18, Kaunas
    Phone (8 37) 795484
    Email: sporto.centras@lsmuni.lt

     

    Rimtautas GUDAS, prof. dr.
    Head of Institute
    Phone (8 37) 362249, Institute of Sport
    Email: rimtautas.gudas@kaunoklinikos.lt

    Ingrida DAUNORAVIČIŪTĖ
    Study administrator
    Phone (8 37) 362249, Institute of Sport 1st floor
    Email: ingrida.daunoraviciute@lsmuni.lt 

    Tomas BARDAUSKAS
    Coach
    Phone (8 37) 795484, Jankaus str. 2
    Email: tbardauskas@gmail.com

    Kristina BERŠKIENĖ, assoc. prof. dr.
    Phone (8 37) 362249, Institute of Sport 2nd floor
    Email: k.berskiene@gmail.com            

    Virginija BERTAŠIŪTĖ, lecturer, dr.
    Phone (8 37) 362249, Institute of Sport 2nd floor
    Email: vrgnsed@gmail.com

    Algė DAUNORAVIČIENĖ, assoc. prof. dr.
    Phone (8 37) 362249, Institute of Sport 2nd floor
    Email: algevita@gmail.com

    Ryta DRUTIENĖ
    Technician
    Phone (8 37) 362249, Institute of Sport 1st floor
    Email: kuno.kultura@lva.lt

    Ernesta GURSKIENĖ, lecturer, dr.
    Phone (8 37) 362249, Institute of Sport 2nd floor
    Email: ernesta.gurskiene@gmail.com

    Alma KAJĖNIENĖ, assoc. prof. dr.
    Phone (8 37) 362249, Institute of Sport 2nd floor
    Email: akajene@gmail.com

    Vilma MAURICIENĖ, assoc. prof. dr.
    Phone (8 37) 362249, Institute of Sport 2nd floor
    Email: vilma.mauriciene@lsmuni.lt

    Pranas MOCKUS, assoc. prof. dr.
    Coach
    Phone +370 699 91560, Institute of Sport 2nd floor
    Email: p.mockus@gmail.com

    Jonas PODERYS, prof. dr.
    Phone (8 37) 362249, Institute of Sport 1st floor
    Email: Liudas.Poderys@lsu.lt

    Vytautas POŠKAITIS, assoc. prof. dr.
    Phone (8 37) 362249, Institute of Sport 2nd floor
    Email: vposkaitis@gmail.com

    Viktorija REPŠAITĖ, lecturer, dr.
    Phone (8 37) 362249, Institute of Sport 1st floor
    Email: viktorija.repsaite@lsmuni.lt   

    Saulė SALATKAITĖ, PhD student.
    Senior technician
    Phone (8 37) 362249, Institute of Sport 1st floor
    Email: ssalatkaite@yahoo.com

    Edvinas SUTKUS
    Coach
    Phone +370 605 36539, Institute of Sport 1st floor
    Email: edvinas.sutkus@gmail.com

    Laimonas ŠIUPŠINSKAS, assoc. prof. dr.
    Phone (8 37) 362249, Institute of Sport 1st floor
    Email:laimonas.siupsinskas@lsmuni.lt

    Agnė SLAPŠINSKAITĖ, lecturer, dr.
    Phone (8 37) 362249, Institute of Sport 2nd floor
    Email: agne.slapsinskaite@gmail.com

    Alfonsas VAINORAS, prof. dr.
    Phone (8 37) 362249,Institute of Sport 1st floor
    Email: alfavain@gmail.com

    Deivydas VELIČKA, PhD student.
    Coach, Organizer of student sport activities
    Phone (8 37) 362249, Institute of Sport 2nd floor
    Email: Velicka.d@gmail.com

    Brigita ZACHOVAJEVIENĖ, lecturer, dr.
    Phone (8 37) 362249, Institute of Sport 2nd floor
    Email: brigitaz@medi.lt

    Vidmantas ZAVECKAS, lecturer.
    Phone (8 37) 362249, Institute of Sport 2nd floor
    Email: vidmantas.zaveckas@gmail.com

    Renata ŽUMBAKYTĖ-ŠERMUKŠNIENĖ, assoc. prof. dr.
    Phone (8 37) 362249, Institute of Sport 2nd floor
    Email: renukz@gmail.com

     

    Rokas JURKONIS, PhD student.
    Email: rokas.jurkonis@gmail.com

    Toma GARBENYTĖ - APOLINSKIENĖ, PhD student.
    Email: tomagarbenyte@gmail.com

    Aušra PIKTUIŽYTĖ, assistant, PhD student.
    Email: ausra.piktuizyte@gmail.com 

    Gilija BERNOTIENĖ, PhD student.
    Email: gilija_is@yahoo.com 

    Justinas MAČIULAITISPhD student.
    Email: justinas.maciulaitis@yahoo.com 

  • CONFERENCE Exercise for Health and Rehabilitation

    Institute of Sports of Nursing Faculty of Lithuanian University of Health Sciences and Lithuanian Federation of Sports Medicine

    Invite You to the 3rd Scientific – Practical scientific conference

    EXERCISE FOR HEALTH AND REHABILITATION

    The 8th of December, 2017

    Kaunas, Lithuania


    It is a great honour to invite You to take part in the Scientific – Practical scientific conference „EXERCISE FOR HEALTH AND REHABILITATION”. The aim of the conference is to bring together physiotherapists, occupational therapists, adapted physical activity specialists, sports medicine physicians, physical medicine and rehabilitation physicians, trainers and all who are interested in the health strenghthening and rehabiltation modalities.

    Main topics:

    • Physical activity for health strengthening
    • Physical medicine and rehabilitation
    • Sports medicine
    • Exercise physiology

    I sincerely hope to welcome you to Kaunas on the occasion of our conference.

     

    Prof. Rimtautas Gudas

    Chairman of Organizing Committee


     

    CONFERENCE VENUE

    Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Žalčio Hall and Institute of Sports Auditorium, Tilžės str. 18, Kaunas, Lithuania

    The official language of the conference is Lithuanian.

     

    INVITED SPEAKERS

    Prof. Dr. Rimtautas Gudas (Head of Institute of Sports, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Lithuania)

    Dalius Barkauskas (MD, Lithuanian Olympic Sport Center)

    Kęstutis Laurinskas (PT, Lithuanian Olympic Sport Center. Sports physiotherapist with active experience of 15 years participation in different kind of World level sport events. Master degree of Lithuanian University of Health Science in “Health and rehabilitation through physical exercise”, certified member of Functional Movement Systems, participant of international conferences in sports and musculoskeletal physiotherapy)

    Dr. Saulius Rutkauskas (MD, Department of Radiology, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Lithuania)

    Assoc. Prof. Dr. Laimonas Šiupšinskas (Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Institute of Sports)

    Dr. Agnė Slapšinskaitė ( PhD in Physical activity, physical education and sport (Health and quality of life) in University of Barcelona. Research stays in Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Mainz, Germany and Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil. Certified in integrative corporal techniques “TCI” and bodyawareness training, INEFC Barcelona, Spain and HeartMath® Certified Coach, USA)

    Prof. Dr. Kęstutis Petrikonis (Clinic of Neurology, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences)

     


    DEADLINES

    November 27, 2017 –  the end of submission of abstracts, early registration and early registration fee.

    December 4, 2017 –  notification of abstract acceptance.


    MORE INFORMATION:

    http://www.healthrehabconference.eu/


    SPONSORS

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  • Sports centre

    Sports centre

    The Sports Centre of the Sports Institute of the LSMU is a member of the Lithuanian Students' Sports Association, Lithuanian Student Basketball League, Kaunas basketball amateurs B and C leagues, Lithuanian Aerobics Federation, Lithuanian General Gymnastics Association and Lithuanian Table Tennis Association. Based on the regulations and timelines of these organisations, sports teams of the University honourably represent their Alma Mater in student games, cup competitions and international SELL (Finland-Estonia-Latvia-Lithuania) student games, championships of these federations, associations, cup competitions, festivals and other events.

    LSMU sports facilities:

    • Sports hall
    • Fitness aerobics
    • Aerobic gymnastics
    • Health promotion activities hall

    For LSMU representation teams, additional sports facilities are leased (Kaunas Vilija swimming pool, athletics hall of the Lithuanian Sports University, covered football arena hall of the National Football Academy, etc.).

     

    Ongoing projects

    Sports centre

    The Sports Centre develops joint projects with the Lithuanian Physical Culture and Sports Department, the Lithuanian Students Sports Association, the Lithuanian Association “Sports for All”, and the Lithuanian Association “Gymnastics for All”. Targeted occupational, prevention and education programmes are implemented on the basis of the partnership leading to the successful socialisation of young people, involvement of their cultural maturity and self-expression. Every year, we represent our Alma Mater in LAAE championships (track and field, swimming, tennis, table tennis, sports aerobics, badminton, chess, wrestling, weightlifting, judo, and fencing), basketball players participate in the Lithuanian student basketball league and B and C leagues of Kaunas basketball fans. In addition, we participate in the traditional festival of the Lithuanian Association “Sports for All” in Palanga, the Lithuanian student Olympic Festival, the Lithuanian gymnast games organised by the Lithuanian Association “Gymnastics for All” and cooperate with other universities. We represent the country in international projects of the Lithuanian Association “Gymnastics for all”.

  • Health promotion groups and teams

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