Institute of Sport

  • 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 International Conference

    EXERCISE FOR HEALTH AND REHABILITATION

    The 18th of December, 2015

    Kaunas, Lithuania


    It is a great honour to invite You to take part in the International 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 English.

     

    CONFERENCE PROGRAM

    8.30-9.30

    Registration of participants. Žalčio Hall (Tilžės str.18)

    9.30-9.40

    Conference Welcome

    Prof.Dr.Jūratė Macijauskienė (Lithuanian University of Health Sciences),

    Prof.Habil.Dr. Vaiva Lesauskaitė (Lithuanian University of Health Sciences),

    Prof.Dr. Rimtautas Gudas (Lithuanian University of Health Sciences),

    Doc.Dr. Alma Kajėnienė (Lithuanian University of Health Sciences)

     

    9.40-10.20

    Knee instability: decision making of return to play after ACL reconstruction

     

    Prof.Dr. Rimtautas Gudas (Lithuanian University of Health Sciences),

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

    10.20-10.50

    If everything is changing all the time repetition in therapy has to be questioned

     

    Prof.Dr. Wolfgang I. Schöllhorn (Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, Germany)

    10.50-11.20

    Finnish health physical activity recommendations

     

    Pirkko Mäntykivi (Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences, Finland)

    Marjut Koivisto (Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences, Finland)

    11.20-11.50

    Challenges for the European health and fitness sector manoeuvring between sociocultural influence, consumerism and the overestimation of the body appearance

    Dr. Simona Pajaujienė (Lithuanian Sports University, Lithuania)

    11.50-12.10

    Coffee break

    12.10-12.30

    Biodex, Moticon and Hur equipment in sports and rehabilitation

    Raimundas Šniaukšta, JSC “Sporteka”, Lithuania

    12.30-13.00

    Lower limb injury risk factors screening and injury prevention training

    Mati Arend  (PhD candidate, University of Tartu, Estonia)

    13.00-13.30

    Physical activity using unstable devices

    Dr. Aurelijus Domeika (Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania)

    13.30-14.00

    The role of Kinesiology Taping in sport performance and rehabilitation

    Manfred Moritz (International K-Active instructor, Germany)

    14.00-15.00

    Lunch

    15.00-16.30

    Short oral presentations session

    Venue: Institute of Sports Auditorium

    15.00-15.10

    Effects on leg muscle explosive power after application of tibial nerve neurodynamics in young females during vertical jump

    Žygimantas Birgiola, Lukas Auzinš, Pranas Mockus

     

    15.10-15.20

    Correlations between earth’s local magnetic field and heart rate of young individuals and professional riders during daily activities and interactions with a horse

    Rūta Cicėnaitė, Agneta Šepetkaitė, Kristina Berškienė, Alfonsas Vainoras, Mantas Landauskas, Rūta Šveistienė

    15.20-15.30

    Correlation between low back pain, endurance of trunk muscles and lumbar proprioception

    Vilma Dudonienė, Eglė Stunžinaitė, Lina Varnienė

     

    15.30-15.40

    Changes of functional outcomes of foam rolling, core stability, flexibility and strength exercises in elite young basketball players

    Toma Garbenytė-Apolinskienė, Saulė Salatkaitė, Laimonas Šiupšinskas, Rimtautas Gudas

    15.40-15.50

    Identification of individual gait patterns by means of support vector machines

     

    Fabian Horst, Nathalie Scherdel, Markus Mildner, Katrin Kronemayer-Wurm, David Corell, Wolfgang Schöllhorn

    15.50-16.00

    Relationships between adolescents and their best classmates’ physical activity: a pilot study in Lithuanian, Norwegian and Swedish high schools

    Vita Karvelytė, Rita Gruodytė-Račienė

     

    16.00-16.10

    The effect of postural taping on posture and physical capacity in post-menopausal women with osteoporosis

    Ema Lašinytė, Agnė Navickaitė, Vilma Mauricienė

    16.10-16.20

    ECG parameters and psycho-emotional state interrelations among healthy students

     

    Gilija Raudonikytė, Roza Joffė, Deivydas Velička, Alfonsas Vainoras, Vesta Grabštaitė, Ramunė Balevičiūtė

    16.20-16.30

    Anthropometric and health-related fitness characteristics in physiotherapy students second and fourth years of studying

     

    Emilija Voicikaitė, Raimundas Venskaitis

     

    16.30-17.40

    Poster presentations session

    Venue: Institute of Sports Auditorium

     

    Genetic risk factors for musculoskeletal injuries in Lithuanian athletes

     

    Valentina Ginevičienė, Erinija Pranckevičienė, Linas Tubelis, Algirdas Utkus

     

     

    Nordic walking influence for young people body composition and mood: pilot study

    Simona Jurtajevaitė, Margarita Radžiūnienė

     

    Effect of Pilates method exercise for respiratory function for people with chronic obstructive lung disease during rehabilitation

     

    Valdonė Kolaitytė, Raimondas Savickas, Teresė Gritėnienė, Joana Kriščiokaitytė, Vytautas Ankudavičius, Arvilė Gadeikytė

     

    Visual movement therapy effects on patients after ischemic stroke gait and balance

    Agnė Povilaitytė, Kristina Berškienė

     

     

    Functional movements correalations with body balance

     

    Kęstutis Radžiūnas, Margarita Radžiūnienė, Jonas Poderys, Tomas Čiuželis

     

    Correlation between babies motor function and 6-7 years old children’s posture, body balance and hand function

    Margarita Radžiūnienė, Kęstutis Radžiūnas, Alfonsas Vainoras, Vitalija Širvaitytė

     

    Physical active and inactive individuals heart rate connections with Earth geomagnetic field activity

    Deimantė Sipavičiūtė, Algė Daunoravičienė, Alfonsas Vainoras

     

     

    The changes of trunk stability and mobility in young age women with application of Pilates and Yoga methods

    Viktė Stankevičiūtė, Brigita Zachovajevienė

     

     

    Effect of Pilates exercise on students’ balance, coordination and change in static endurance of trunk muscle

    Monika Stirbienė, Ernesta Gurskienė, Kristina Zaičenkovienė

     

    Young age persons and professional riders heart rate, blood pressure and biopsychosocial satisfaction during daily activities and interactions with a horse

    Agneta Šepetkaitė, Rūta Cicėnaitė, Kristina Berškienė, Alfonsas Vainoras, Rūta Šveistienė, Mantas Landauskas

     

    Application of eccentric exercises after reconstruction operation of anterior cruciate ligament

    Kamilė Zalakeviciute, Kristina Zukiene

    17.40-18.00

    Discussion. Conference closing

     

     

    INVITED SPEAKERS

     

    Knee instability: decision making of return to play after ACL reconstruction

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

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

     

    Lower limb injury risk factors screening and injury prevention training

    Mati Arend  (Physiotherapist, MSc, PhD candidate, Faculty of Exercise and Sports Sciences, University of Tartu, Estonia)

     

    If everything is changing all the time repetition in therapy has to be questioned

    Prof. Dr. Wolfgang I. Schöllhorn (Director of Institute of Sports, Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, Germany)

     

     Challenges for the European health and fitness sector manoeuvring between sociocultural influence, consumerism and the overestimation of the body appearance

    Dr. Simona Pajaujienė (Lecturer and coordinator at the Department of Coaching Science, Lithuanian Sports University, Lithuania)

     

    The role of Kinesiology Taping in sport performance and rehabilitation

    Manfred Moritz  (Physiotherapist, YogaTeacher, International K-Active instructor, Germany)

     

    Finnish health physical activity recommendations

    Pirkko Mäntykivi (Physiotherapist, MSc, School of Health Care and Social Work Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences, Finland)

    Marjut Koivisto (Physiotherapist, MSc, School of Health Care and Social Work Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences, Finland)

     

    Physical activity using unstable devices

    Dr. Aurelijus Domeika (Labaratory of Biomechatronics, Institute of Mechatronics, Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania)

     


    DEADLINES

    December 3, 2015 –  the end of submission of abstracts, early registration and early registration fee.

    December 9, 2015 –  notification of abstract acceptance.


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  • 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”.

     

    Contacts


    M. Jankaus g.  2

    3rd floor

    +370 37 795484

    sporto.centras@lsmuni.lt

    8.00 – 12.00

    12.30 – 16.30

     

    Degree

    Name and Surname

    Room

    Telephone number

    E-mail

     

    Irena Plioplienė

    Jankaus g. 2

    +370 37 795484

    sporto.centras@lsmuni.lt

     

    Liutauras Plioplys

    Jankaus g. 2

    +370 37 795484

    sporto.centras@lsmuni.lt

    Master’s

    Tomas Bardauskas

    Jankaus g. 2

    +370 37 795484

    tbardauskas@yahoo.com

  • Research

    Research work (2010–2012)

    • Doctoral dissertations defended: 2
    • Number of doctoral students: 6

     

    Participation in scientific projects

    • In Lithuania:
      • Project No. VP1-1.1-SADM-10-V-01-007 “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”.
      • Basketball player performance analysis after knee cartilage reconstruction surgeries.
      • Ability to restore the levels of physical activity before the injury, after the reconstructions of different diameter of the anterior cruciate ligament.
      • Effects of femoral condyle space index to the anterior cruciate ligament tear.
      • Registry of sports injuries and illnesses.
      • Radiological high patella and “jumper’s knee” correlation.
      • Relation between the configuration of the lower patellar pole and the “jumper’s knee”.
      • Knee cartilage damage monitoring system.
      • Explanation of functional relations between the pelvic bottom, diaphragm and waist.
    • International:
          • Interreg IVB project “ICT for Health – Strengthening social capacities for the utilisation of eHealth technologies in the framework of ageing population”.
          • Eureka project EDFAS “Distributed intelligence functional status assessment system for the elderly and disabled.”
          • Eureka ITEA2 project GUARANTEE “Guardian Angel for extended home environment.”
          • “PrimCareIT-Counteracting brain drain and professional isolation of health professionals in remote primary health care (PrimCareIT)”.

    Participation in the annual medical exhibition technology Compamed 2011 in Düsseldorf, Germany on 16-18 November 2011, where the team of LSMU and KTU scientists of the association Santakos Valley presented the complex physical health assessment system designed for collection, storage and analysis of personal physical condition, physical fitness and physical activity data.

    Conferences organised

    • 3rd International Congress “Complex Systems in Medicine and Sport”.

    Publications

    In the basic list of publications of the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI) – 5.

    In the editions referred to in international databases – 7.

    In other peer-reviewed scientific publications (Lithuanian scientific journals, conference presentation materials) – 5.

    In other periodicals, single-time article collections etc. – 1.

    Other methodological tools – 2.

    Other publications – 38.

  • Studies

    Study Programmes

    Institute of Sport teaches students of the Medical Academy of all three levels.

    7 compulsory subjects and 31 elective subjects are delivered in 9 first-cycle study programmes (medicine, odontology, oral hygiene, pharmacy, occupational therapy, kinesitherapy, public health, health psychology and nursing) including supervision of degree projects in physiotherapy and public health.

    2 compulsory subjects and 3 elective subjects are delivered to foreign students in medicine and odontology.

    2 compulsory subjects and 7 elective subjects are delivered in 3 second-cycle study programmed (physical medicine and rehabilitation, physical medicine and rehabilitation (extended form), health promotion and rehabilitation with physical exercises). We supervise final theses of master students.

    Doctoral students are taught 1 compulsory and 1 elective subject.

    Institute of Sport teaches students of the first-cycle study programmes of the Veterinary Academy. 5 elective subjects are delivered in 3 study programmes (veterinary medicine, veterinary food safety and animal husbandry technology).

    International cooperation

    ERASMUS teaching exchange programme:

     

  • 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

    Health promotion groups (optional)

    No

    Group

    Manager

    1.

    Men’s basketball

    coach Liutauras Plioplys

    2.

    Fitness aerobics

    Assoc. prof. dr. Algė Daunoravičienė

    Lect. dr. Ernesta Sendžikaitė

    3.

    Tennis

    coach Tomas Bardauskas

    4.

    Health promotion activities

    Lect. dr. Vytautas Poškaitis

     

    Representative sports teams

    No

    National team

    Manager

    1.

    Track and field

    Assist. Virginia Bertašiūtė

    2.

    Basketball (men's team)

    coach Liutauras Plioplys

    3.

    Swimming

    coach Tomas Bardauskas

    4.

    Tennis

    coach Tomas Bardauskas

    5.

    Table tennis

    coach Tomas Bardauskas

    6.

    Aerobic gymnastics

    Lect. dr. Ernesta Sendžikaitė

    7.

    Chess

    Irena Plioplienė

    8.

    Volleyball

    lect. Eligijus Viskupaitis

    9.

    Badminton

    coach Tomas Bardauskas

    10.

    Women’s soccer

    Irena Plioplienė

  • Contacts

    Kalniečių g. 231, Kaunas

    +370 37 730580

    sporto.institutas@lsmuni.lt

    8.00 – 12.00

    12.30 – 16.30

     

    Degree

    Name and Surname

    Room

    Telephone number

    E-mail

    Prof. MD, PhD

    Rimtautas Gudas

    Eivenių g. 2

    +370 37 326799

    rimtautas.gudas@kmuk.lt

    Prof.

    Alfonsas Vainoras

    Kalniečių g. 231

    +370 37 730580

    alfavain@gmail.com

    Prof.

    Jonas Poderys

    Kalniečių g. 231

    +370 37 730580

    l.poderys@lkka.lt

    Assoc. prof., PhD

    Laimonas Šiupšinskas

    Kalniečių g. 231

    +370 37 730580

    laimonas.siupsinskas@lsmuni.lt

    Assoc. prof., PhD

    Algė Daunoravičienė

    Kalniečių g. 231

    +370 37 730580

    algevita@gmail.com

    PhD

    Kristina Berškienė

    Kalniečių g. 231

    +370 37 730580

    k.berskiene@gmail.com

    PhD

    Ernesta Sendžikaitė

    Kalniečių g. 231

    +370 37 730580

    ernestasendzik@gmail.com

    PhD

    Alma Kajėnienė

    Kalniečių g. 231

    +370 37 730580

    akajene@gmail.com

    PhD

    Renata Žumbakytė - Šermukšnienė

    Kalniečių g. 231

    +370 37 730580

    renukz@gmail.com

    PhD

    Vilma Mauricienė

    Kalniečių g. 231

    +370 37 730580

    vilma.mauriciene@lsmuni.lt

    PhD

    Vytautas Poškaitis

    Kalniečių g. 231

    +370 37 730580

    v_poskaitis@yahoo.lt

    PhD

    Inga Muntianaitė

    Kalniečių g. 231

    +370 37 730580

    ingamd@mail.lt

    PhD

    Sandra Bardauskienė

    Kalniečių g. 231

    +370 37 730580

    bardauskiene@gmail.com

    Master’s

    Viktorija Repšaitė

    Kalniečių g. 231

    +370 37 730580

    viktorija.repsaite@gmail.com

    Master’s

    Margarita Senkutė

    Kalniečių g. 231

    +370 37 730580

    margariux@gmail.com

    Master’s

    Brigita Zachovajevienė

    Kalniečių g. 231

    +370 37 730580

    brigitaz@medi.lt

    Master’s

    Vidmantas Zaveckas

    Kalniečių g. 231

    +370 37 730580

    vidmanatas.zaveckas@gmail.com

    Master’s

    Virginija Bertašiūtė

    Kalniečių g. 231

    +370 37 730580

    virginija.bertasiute@lsmuni.lt

    Master’s

    Tomas Bardauskas

    Jankaus g. 2

    +370 37 730580

    tbardauskas@yahoo.com

    Master’s

    Diana Plečkaitienė

    Kalniečių g. 231

    +370 37 730580

    diaplec@gmail.com

    Master’s

    Deivydas Velička

    Tilžės g. 18, Sporto rūmai (9 korpusas)

    +370 37 362249

    velicka.d@gmail.com

    Master’s

    Vytenis Trumpickas

    Eivenių g. 2

    +370 37 787333

    sportmedicina@gmail.com

    Master’s

    Eligijus Vyskupaitis

    Tilžės g. 18, Sporto rūmai (9 korpusas)

    +370 37 362249

    kuno.kultura@lva.lt

     

    Ryta Drutienėupaitisusas

    Tilžės g. 18, Sporto rūmai (9 korpusas)

    +370 37 362249

    kuno.kultura@lva.lt

     

    Algimanta Martinaitytė

    Tilžės g. 18, Sporto rūmai (9 korpusas)

    +370 37 362249

    kuno.kultura@lva.lt