International centre for Olympic Studies and Education
Maria Bulatova - Director of the International centre for Olympic Studies and Education
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On this page you will find information about the International Center for Olympic Studies and Education: history, mission, information on international and national scientific congresses, conferences and symposiums, research areas, as well as books, encyclopedias and manuals created by the Center's specialists.
About the International centre for Olympic Studies and Education
In 1993 as for recommendation of the International Olympic Committee , with the support of the National Olympic Committee of Ukraine and the Olympic Academy of Ukraine at the Kiev State Institute of Physical Culture (since 1998 – the National University of Ukraine on Physical Education and Sport) was founded the Centre for Olympic Studies and Olympic education.
In 1993 the National Olympic Committee, Olympic Academy of Ukraine, the Olympic Studies Centre jointly with the Kiev State Institute of Physical Culture there was developed a multi-year program of research, education and publishing activities, which was discussed in detail with the IOC President Juan Antonio Samaranch, the IOC CEOs and received full support from them.
The Centre was headed by Prof. Vladimir Platonov, D.Sc. (Pedagogy) – the first vice -president of the NOC of Ukraine, the Rector of the Kyiv State Institute of Physical Culture.
1993 - the creation of a department of Olympic and professional sports, headed by the laureate of the State Prize in the field of science and technology of Ukraine, Professor V. Platonov.
1993 - opening of the scientific specialty "Olympic and Professional Sport".
1993 - creation of the publishing house "Olympic literature", which over the years has been published more than 100 books on topical issues of history and formation of the Olympic movement, the issue of increasing the effectiveness of training and competitive activities of athletes, Olympic management, medical and biological and psychological bases. Sports training.
1993 - the launch and holding of the first international scientific congress "Olympic Sport and Sport for All"
1994 - the first in the world book "Olympic sport" (in two books) was created and published in Ukraine, written by professors Volodymyr Platonov and Sergey Guskov (Russia). The first of two books was presented during the XII Olympic Congress in Paris (1994), dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the Olympic movement of today, the president of the International Olympic Committee, Juan Antonio Samaranch.
1994 - creation and publication of the International Scientific and Theoretical Journal "Science in Olympic Sports", the main editor of which was Professor Maria Bulatova.
1998 - the new director of the Center was elected Doctor of Pedagogical Sciences, Professor Maria Bulatov.
2000 - the opening of regional centers of Olympic research and education on the basis of institutions of higher education of the sports profile of Dnipropetrovsk, Donetsk, Lviv and Kharkiv.
2008 - the launch of the annual edition of training manuals devoted to the Games of the Olympics, the Winter Olympics and the Youth Olympic Games.
2005, 2009, 2012, 2013 - four episodes of Olympic poster, revealing important pages of the history of the ancient and contemporary Olympic games, tell about the Olympic symbols, introduce famous Ukrainian athletes to the Olympians; board games "Olympic races" and "Olympic lotto", multimedia manual "Olympic travels", multimedia games "Olympic Games of Ancient Greece" and "Revival of Olympic Games".
Annually, an Olympic diary is being drafted for schoolchildren in Ukraine, aimed at involving children in physical education and sports, healthy lifestyles.
2013 - with the support of the International Olympic Committee, the National Olympic Committee of Ukraine and the Olympic Academy of Ukraine, the Center for Olympic Studies and Olympic Education was granted international status.
The mission of the International Centre for Olympic Studies and Olympic education is in promoting the ideals and values of Olympism through acquisition, accumulation and dissemination of knowledge in the field of Olympic sports.
Activities of the International Centre are developed in three main areas: research, education, and publishing.
The main objectives of the Centre are:
- Conducting basic and applied research on the historical, organizational, legal , socio -economic and educational aspects of the Olympic Movement;
- Preparation and publication of scientific, educational and methodical literature which could be in help for a specialist in the field of physical culture and sport, and supply the general public with a system of modern knowledge on the Olympic sports;
- Formation of a reference and information fund for preparation of analytical materials, distribution of information products and consulting on the history and development of the Olympic Movement;
- Creation of favorable environment and providing information resources for training scientific and pedagogical staff through postgraduate education at master, and doctorate level;
- Development and implementation of special programs to attract children and young people to the ideals and values of Olympism through education, upbringing and education of the younger generation;
- Organization of national and international congresses, conferences , workshops and other public events to disseminate scientific knowledge, exchange information and experience among researchers and practitioners in the system olympic sports;
- Development of cooperation with various international and national sporting , scientific and educational institutions and organizations with the aim of formation of integrated space, accumulation and sharing of knowledge in Olympic education and research work.
The President of the Olympic Academy of Ukraine .
The Head of the Department of History and theory of Olympic sport at the National University of Ukraine on Physical Education and Sport
Doctor of Sciences (Pedagogy),
Academician of the Ukrainian Academy of Sciences,
Merited Worker in Science and Technology of Ukraine,
Laureate of the State Prize of Ukraine in Science and Technology.
Full member of the Ukrainian Academy of Sciences, member of the Executive Board of the National Olympic Committee of Ukraine, member of the European Commission on Sport Science in Higher Education, a member of the European Commission "Women and Sport", member of the IOC Commission "Culture and Olympic Heritage".
Awarded the Honored Diploma of the Council of Ministers of Ukraine (2005), the Order of Princess Olha (2010), the Medal of the Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (2005, 2012), the Plato's Medal "For outstanding achievements in the progress of society" (2004), the Award of the International Olympic Committee – Pierre de Coubertin Medal (2009), the Award "Friendship" of Mongolia (2010), the highest award of the International Olympic Academy - "Athena" (2012), Honorary Award of the International Society of Olympic Historians named after the first president of the International Olympic Committee Demetrius Vikelas (2014), Honorary trophy of the IOC President Thomas Bach (2015).
Maria Bulatova is a leading scientist in the field of Olympic education and history of the Olympic sports.
Educational background: the Kyiv State Institute of Physical Culture (Kyiv, Ukraine); Human Biology Department of the Taras Shevchenko State University (Kyiv, Ukraine).
Having started the working career in 1984 from a position of a university researcher and lecturer, she successfully made her way to the head of department and Vice- rector of the National University of Ukraine on Physical Education and Sport. In 2001- 2003 she served as the Head of the State Committee of Ukraine for Physical Culture and Sport – the only woman in the CIS countries.
Successfully combining active teaching, research and public activities, Prof. M. Bulatova is an active member of the Ukrainian Academy of Sciences, member of the Executive Board of the National Olympic Committee of Ukraine, member of the European Commission on Sport Science in the system of Higher Education, member of the European Commission "Women and Sport". Prof. Maria Bulatova is Honorius Causa of the Universities on Physical Education and Sport in such countries as Venezuela, Kazakhstan, Lithuania, Moldova, and Mongolia.
Since 1999 Prof. M. Bulatova heads the Olympic Academy of Ukraine, the mission of which is to develop and strengthen the Olympic movement in Ukraine, spiritually enrich people, enhance exchange values of world culture according to the ideas and principles of Olympism.
The author of over 300 works on the preparation of athletes in Olympic sports and the Olympic Movement: " Encyclopedia of Olympic sports " in 5 volumes (1998) , "Encyclopedia of Olympic sports in Questions and Answers ," Ukrainian -Russian- English phrasebook "Olympians speak English "(2009 )," Olympic Sports " in 2 volumes ( 2010 )," Olympic constellation of Ukraine . Athletes "(2010 )," Olympic constellation of Ukraine. Coaches " (2011), "Cultural Heritage of Ancient Greece and Olympic Games" (2011)”, “Olympic Games. 1896 - 2012" in 2 volumes, “First Russian Olympiad. Kiev - 1913", "Track and Field: Encyclopaedia in Questions and Answers" (2015), series of textbooks for children and young people which are devoted to the Olympics; and many others were issued in Brazil, Spain, Italy, China, Lithuania, Malta, Mongolia, Moldova, Poland, Tajikistan, Ukraine.
Publication of "Encyclopedia of Olympic sports in Questions and Answers» was named the best book of the year in the category «From the depth of ages " and was awarded the "Crystal Book" prize 2009). The English version of the publication "Your Guide to the Olympic» was recognized by the European Olympic Committees as a textbook for the education programs of the European Youth Olympic Festivals.
Напрям наукового дослідження
Теоретико-методичні засади концепції сталого розвитку в олімпійському спорті
д.пед.н., професор Булатова М.М.
Координаційна, нейро- і психорегуляторна підготовка як основа ефективних рухових дій у несподіваних ситуаціях (на матеріалі рукопашного бою)
Конкурси мистецтв в Олімпійських іграх: історія проведення
д.пед.н., професор Булатова М.М.
Адаптація кваліфікованих спортсменів після завершення спортивної кар’єри
д.пед.н., професор Булатова М.М.
Участь жінок в олімпійському русі (історичні передумови та сучасний стан)
д.пед.н., професор Булатова М.М.
Соціально-історичні умови розвитку жіночого спорту в країнах Північної Африки та Близького Сходу
д.пед.н., професор Булатова М.М.
Організаційно-методичні засади інтеграції олімпійської освіти в підготовку волонтерів міжнародних спортивних змагань
к.фіз.вих., доцент Радченко Л.О.
Організаційні засади діяльності регіональних центрів олімпійських досліджень та освіти в Україні
к.фіз.вих., доцент Радченко Л.О.
Соціально-педагогічні аспекти розвитку юнацьких Олімпійських ігор
к.фіз.вих., доцент Радченко Л.О.
Організаційно-методичні засади впровадження олімпійської освіти в роботу приватних спортивних клубів України (на матеріалі фехтування)
к.фіз.вих., доцент Радченко Л.О.
Розвиток організаційно-методологічних основ підготовки спортсменів в олімпійському спорті
Організаційно-методичні засади інтеграції олімпійської освіти у навчально –виховний процес закладів вищої освіти
к.фіз.вих., доцент Радченко Л.О.
Мохаммед Фахмі Рабін Х
Реалізація екстенсивного підходу до участі кваліфікованих спортсменів у змаганнях в системі річної підготовки (на матеріалі легкої атлетики)
д. фіз. в.,
Фізична підготовка військовослужбовців-десантників з переважним використанням засобів функціонального багатоборства
д. фіз. в.,
Диференційний підхід до швидкісно-силової підготовки кваліфікованих спортсменів різних вагових категорій у таїландського боксі
д. фіз. в.,
Співвідношення роботи різної переважної спрямованості на етапі попередньої базової підготовки спортсменів у сучасному п’ятиборстві
д. фіз. в.,
Удосконалення координаційних здібностей танцівників на етапі підготовки до вищих досягнень з урахуванням виду обраної спеціалізації
к. фіз. в.,
- Дисертації з проблем олімпійського руху на здобуття вченого звання «доктор наук», підготовлені під керівництвом провідних спеціалістів Центру олімпійських досліджень та олімпійської освіти
One of the most important activities of the Centre is publication of scientific and educational literature on topical issues of history and formation of the Olympic movement, preparation of athletes in Olympic sports. An important role in the realization of this direction plays fruitful cooperation with the Publishing House "Olympic Literature".
Platonov V., Guskov S. Olympic sport: the handbook for students of higher educational establishments in the field of physical education and sports in the book: in 2 volumes - Kiev, Olympiyska Literatura, 1994 - Bk. 1 - 496 p.; Bk. 2 - 1997 – 384 p.
The book summarizes the history of the Olympic Games of ancient Greece, the Games of the Olympiad and the Olympic Winter Games, kinds of sport represented in their programs. There is presented a fundamentally new material on competitions and competitive activities of athletes, as well as many other aspects concerning Olympic sports – the place of an athlete in modern sports, Olympic sports facilities and the problem of environmental protection, Olympic sport and the media, and others.
Popescu I.K. Small ancient Olympic dictionary. - K.: Olympiyska Literatura, 1999. - 144 p.
The dictionary contains brief information about the history of the Olympic Games, the data on organization, conduct and program of the Olympic Games. Big place is given to articles on sports, life, traditions and major events of ancient history, politicians, scientists and culture of ancient Greece and Rome. There is posted chronology of the Olympic Games of antiquity. The registry of the Dictionary includes 520 of the most used terms and concepts associated with ancient cultural heritage, including physical education and sports, and more than 60 illustrations
The Olympic Charter. – K.: Olympiyska Literatura, 1999. - 96 p.
This publication is a translation of the English edition of the Olympic Charter into Ukrainian, which is performed at the National Olympic Committee of Ukraine. The International Olympic Committee authorized the National Olympic Committee of Ukraine to translate the Olympic Charter with a view of further development of the Olympic Movement
Presidents of the International Olympic Committee: The life and deeds. Gen. ed. Bulatova M. - K.: Olympiyska Literatura, 2000. - 216 p.
The book presents the history of the modern Olympic movement in the light of the presidents of the International Olympic Committee.
P. de Coubertin. Olympic memoirs. - K.: Olympiyska Literatura, 1997. - 180 p.
In the book of the founder of the Olympic Movement is given the history of contemporary revival of the Olympic Games. The author introduces us to the people who have made a significant contribution to the development of Olympic sports, issues and challenges which they had to face in their work. The book, is published for the first time in our country and may be of any interest for sports professionals, teachers and university students of physical education and sports higher establishments, as well as for those interested in the history of the Olympic Movement and sport.
Encyclopedia of the modern Olympic sports. Ed. Platonov V. - Kiev, Olympiyska Literatura, 1998. - 600 p.
The Encyclopedia presents a chronology of all the Games of the Olympiads and Olympic Winter Games of modern times, the materials about the Olympic Congresses and IOC Sessions, the Presidents and members of the IOC, here is placed the text of the Olympic Charter. There is delivered the history of development of Olympic sports, are shown the results in various sports at the Games of the Olympiads and Olympic Winter Games. All information on the current Olympic sports are given on 01/11/1998.
Golden Pages of Ukrainian Olympic sports. Ed. Ivan Fedorenko. – K.: Olympiyska Literatura, 2000. - 192 p.
The book, which has not been created before, absorbed a long research work of sports professionals, brightens a long way of formation and development of the Olympic sports in Ukraine. It is dedicated to the 10th anniversary of the National Olympic Committee of Ukraine.
Encyclopedia of Olympic sports: In 5 v. / Ed. V. Platonov. - K.: Olympiyska Literatura, 2004 - Volume 1 - 495 p., V. 2 - 583 pp., V. 3 - 631 p., V. 4 - 607 p., V. 5 - 527 p.
The book presents detailed information related to the Olympic Games of ancient Greece. There are revealed issues of the revival of the Olympic Games, the creation of the International Olympic Committee and role of the Pierre de Coubertin. There is considered the periodization of the Olympic Games, and given the characteristics of each of the stages of development of the Olympic sports of today. The issues of management of Olympic sports, Olympic education and professionalization of sport. There are discussed the economic activities of the structures of the Olympic movement, urgent problems of the Olympic sports. There is analyzed the situation with the spread of doping. Considerable space is devoted to the history of the formation and modern state of disabled sports and, above all, and such a thing as the Paralympic Games. Here is given extensive statistical material. There are considered the historical background of the creation of the theory of athletes preparation, the main aspects of the methodology of the formation of knowledge in the general theory of sports training and a modern system of knowledge. It contains the most complete information about the history and current state of the sport and the Olympic movement in Ukraine.
Shakhlin B. Olympic Order. - K.: Olympiyska Literatura, 2004. - 256 p.
The book is written by an outstanding athlete of our time, Olympic champion, winner of 97 medals (64 gold, 22 silver, 11 bronze), obtained at the Olympic Games, championships of world, Europe, the USSR.
Encyclopedia of Ukrainian Olympic sport. Ed. V.N. Platonov. - K.: Olympiyska Literatura, 2005. - 464 p.
The book contains complete information about the history and current state of Ukrainian sport. A wide reference about famous athletes Ukraine - winners of the Olympics Games and the Olympic Winter Games, World and European champions and their coaches. Here is presented the information on leading organizations and experts of the system of government, management, education, science and media. A special part is devoted to Paralympic sport in Ukraine. In the final chapter of the book there are given the data on a number of Ukrainian athletes participating in the Olympic Games, world and European championships, and amount of medals they won.
Shakhlin B. Path to the pedestal. - K.: Olympiyska Literatura, 2009. -136 p.
Collected Works: 4 V. / Butovsky A.D. - K.: Olympiyska Literatura, 2009
The reader is offered the collected works of our outstanding compatriot Alexei Butovsky - one of the initiators of the revival of the modern Olympic movement in the late XIX century., A member of the first International Olympic Committee, a prominent expert in the theory and methodology of physical education and preparation of specialists in physical education and sport in military and civil institutions. Information on his life, educational, military, sports and organizational activity. For the first time there is published "A list of job experience of General A.D. Butovsky". In the publication there is included 13 letters of Alexei Butovsky to Pierre de Coubertin and Viktor Balck.
Selected Writings/ A. Butovsky. – К.: Олимп. л-ра, 2012.
Olympic sport: 2 V. / V. Platonov, S. Bubka, M. Bulatova [et al.]; under the total ed. V. Platonov. - Kiev: Olympiyska Literatura, 2009. - V. 1. - 736 p., V. 2. – 696 p..
The first volume of a two-volume monograph "Olympic sport" describes the history of the ancient Greek civilization in its different periods, tells about the origin, development and decline of the Olympic Games in ancient Greece, attempts of their renewal in the different countries in the XVII-XIX centuries AD, which resulted in the revival of the Olympic Games and the formation of the international Olympic movement at modern stage. There is comprehensively shown the life and work of each of the eight presidents of the International Olympic Committee. Here is given substantiated and analyzed the periodization of modern Olympic movement, considered the events and sports results of the Games of the Olympiads (1896-2008) and the Winter Olympics (1924-2006).
In the second volume there are discussed the principles and structure of the International Olympic system. There is given characteristics of Olympic sports. The book analyzes the systems of Olympic preparation of the national teams placed a leading position in world sport, the economic foundations of the Olympic sport and its current problems.
Encyclopaedia of Olympic sports in questions and answers / Maria Bulatova. - Kyiv : Olympiyska Literatura, 2009. - 400 p.
Encyclopedia offers to give a look into the origin of the Olympic Movement, its main milestones of development and present through questions and answers.
The book consists of five parts. Part I contains extensive background material on the history of the Olympic Games of ancient Greece. Part II highlights issues of revival of the Olympic Games, the creation of the International Olympic Committee and a role of Pierre de Coubertin. It gives the characteristic of the eight presidents of the International Olympic Committee. Part III presents information on the Olympic symbols and ceremonies, the structure of the International Olympic system. Part IV is dedicated to Olympic sports, outstanding athletes - Olympic champions. Part V contains information on the participation of Ukrainian team in the International Olympic movement.
Olympic constellation of Ukraine: athletes / S. Bubka, M. Bulatova. - Kyiv: Publishing house "Olympiyska Literatura", 2010. - 165 p.
This edition offers an overview of the history of the Ukrainian athletes, participation in the Olympic movement since 1952. The book contains reference materials about the history of Olympic Games, champions, silver and bronze medalists of the Games of the Olympiads and Winter Olympic Games, and recollections of the Olympians and their coaches.
Olympic constellation of Ukraine: coaches / S. Bubka, M. Bulatova. - Kyiv: Publishing house "Olympiyska Literatura", 2011. - 251 p.
This publication offers an overview of the history of the achievements of Ukrainian athletes and their coaches in Olympic sports since 1952 onwards. The book includes information about the history of Olympic sports, the establishment of the relevant sports federations in Ukraine and their presidents and management, and above all the reference materials about Ukrainian coaches who had led their trainees, taking them all the way to the Olympic medal podium.
Your Olympic Guidebook / М. Булатова. – К., 2011. – 120p. Your Olympic Guidebook / Maria Bulatova. - К., 2011. – 112 р.
The educational handbook provides information about the history of the Olympic Games, the formation and development of the modern Olympic Movement, the fundamental principles of Olympism; its importance to society and every person. The book introduces a reader to the Olympic sports and athletes’ achievements of Ukraine and the world at the Olympic Games.
Platonov V., Pavlenko, Yu, Tomaszewski V. Preparation of athletes from different countries to the Olympic Games. -K.: Dmitry Burago Publishing House, 2012. - 336 p.
The book analyzes the main factors determining the success in team scoring at the Olympics, including the issues of personnel, material and technical, methodological, scientific and medical provision, which directly related to the training process.
Cultural heritage of Ancient Greece and the Olympic Games/ Maria Bulatova, Sergey Bubka. – Kiev: Olympiyska Literatura, 2013. - 408 p.
In the book "Cultural Heritage of Ancient Greece and the Olympics" proposes the history of origin and development of the Olympic Games in the context of the formation of the ancient Greek civilization in different historical periods. It contains material on the origins of athletics in Ancient Greece, the kinds of competitions, the organization of the ancient Greek Olympic Games and the main places of their conduct. A distinctive feature of the book is the organic combination of the text and works of architecture, various kinds of fine art, which not only significantly complement the above, but is an independent sequence of events of historical life related to the culture of ancient Greece and the Olympic Games of antiquity, their revival and development in the modern world .
Bubka, S. Olympic sport in society: history of development and the current status. — Kyiv : Olympiyska Literatura, 2013. — 256 p.
The book summarizes the results of studies in which their objects - the Olympics, the international Olympic movement and the Olympic sports - are considered as a set of broad and multifaceted social and social phenomena that are of high significance and far beyond the traditional areas of knowledge and practice.
Olympic Games / Maria Bulatova, Sergey Bubka, Vladimir Platonov. - Kyiv : Olympic literature, 2013 . - Vol. 1 : 1896-1972. - 2013. - 495
Olympic Games / Maria Bulatova, Sergey Bubka, Vladimir Platonov. - Kyiv : Olympic literature, 2013 . - Vol. 2 : 1976-2012. - 2013. - 511 p.
The books outline the events, course and results of the competitions of the Games of Olympiads (1896-1972, 1976-2012) and the Winter Olympics (1924-1972, 1976-2010), it provides information on the outstanding personalities of the international Olympic movement , political and economic problems that accompany the Games. The principal feature of the work is the coverage of the huge number of true enthusiasts of Olympic sport who love its history, ideals and achievements - about prominent representatives of culture, education and training, architecture, literature, different kinds of music and fine arts, whose work enriched the Olympic games, transforming them from mainly sports events in the bright and multifaceted phenomenon of common cultural nature in global scale. The book is richly illustrated.
KYIV - 1913. THE FIRST RUSSIAN OLYMPIAD. The publication of the Nation Olympic Committee of Ukrain. / S. N. Bubka, M. M. Bulatova.
This book presents an in-depth and all-around description of the two milestones of the national history that took place one hundred years ago: the major 1913 All - Russian Exposition in Kyiv and the First Russian Olympiad that was organized simultaneously within the framework of the Exposition (although it had a certain degree of the status of a stand-alone event). The reader is given to understand the way the 1913 All-Russian Exposition in Kyiv demonstrated numerous achievements of the country in various sectors of economy, in science, engineering, education, and culture, and in what way the First Russian Olympiad facilitated the development of national sports and of the Olympic movement in the country. Along the way, the book also treats extensively of the many-century history of Kyiv since ancient times, when the city had been founded, and through the early 20th century, emphasizing the city's role in the social, economic, and cultural life of the country, as well as the progress achieved up to that point. The chapter describing the preparations and conduct of the First Russian Olympiad is preceded by a substantial tour of the manifold sporting life in Kyiv at the turn of the previous century, which essentially went to substantiate the selection of this city as the venue of the first ever nationwide Olympics in the country.
Platonov V., Pavlenko, Yu, Tomaszewski V. Preparation of national teams to the Olympic Games: past and present. -K.: Dmitry Burago Publishing House, 2012. - 256 p.
The book deals with the history and current state of system of athletes preparation in the countries with the most developed Olympic sports.
Platonov V. Periodization of athlete preparation. The general theory and its practical application. - K .: Olympiyska Literatura, 2013. - 624 p.
This book presents a set of fundamental and applied knowledge that are the most important parts of modern system of athlete preparation - the theory of periodization of training process.
Olympic sport: a teaching manual for students of higher educational institutions of physical education and sport / V. Platonov, M. Bulatova, Yu. Michuda et al. - K.: Olympiyska Literatura, 2014. - 176 p.
Platonov V. The system of athlete preparation in Olympic sports. The general theory and its practical applications: in 2 books. - K .: Olympiyska Literatura, 2015 - V. 1 - 624 p.
Platonov V. The system of athlete preparation in Olympic sports. The general theory and its practical applications: in 2 books. - K .: Olympiyska Literatura, 2015 - V. 2 - 752 p.
The handbook consists of two books, there is reviewed the historical background of the theory of athlete preparation, the main aspects of the methodology of forming knowledge in the field of general theory of sports training and modern system of knowledge.
Track and Field: Encyclopaedia in Questions and Answers / S. Bubka, M. Bulatova. – Kyiv : Olimpijska literature, 2015. – 536 p.
The experts of the Center pay great attention to the creation of didactic and methodological support for Olympic education in schools. There are issued series of manuals devoted to Games of Olympiads, Winter Olympic Games and Youth Olympic Games, "Games of the XXIX Olympiad. Beijing 2008", "XXI Winter Olympic Games. Vancouver 2010", "Youth Olympic Games. Singapore 2010", "Winter Youth Olympic Games. Innsbruck 2012”, "Games of the xxx Olympiad. London 2012", "XXII Olympic Winter Games. Sochi 2014”. They reveal the peculiarities of the Games, get acquainted with their symbols, ceremonies and organization of sports included in the Olympic program, calendar events, Olympic sports facilities, history and modernity of the country and host city of the Games, as well as they contain tasks for independent self-assessment of the learning material.
The Games of the XXIX Olympiad. Beijing 2008 / total ed. M. Bulatova. - K.: Olympiyska Literatura, 2008. – 60 p.
Bulatova M., Yermolova V., Byelokurov D. The XXI Winter Olympic Games. Vancouver 2010 / M. Bulatova, V. Yermolova, D. Byelokurov - K.: 2009. - 60 p.
Bulatova M. Youth Olympic Games. Singapore 2010 / M. Bulatova, V. Yermolova, D. Byelokurov, O. Kasyanenko - K.: 2010. - 68 p.
Winter Youth Olympic Games. Innsbruck 2012 / total ed. M. Bulatova. - K.: 2012. - 64 p.
Bulatova M., Yermolova V., Radchenko L. The Games of XXX Olympiads. London 2012 / M. Bulatova, V. Yermolova, L. Radchenko - K.: 2011. - 64 p.
The XXII Winter Olympic Games. Sochi 2014 / total ed. M. Bulatova. - K.: 2013. - 64 p.
The II-nd Youth Olympic Games. Nanjing 2014 / total ed. M. Bulatova. - K.: 2014. - 64 p.
For primary school children there is published a book "Your first Olympic Guidebook" (3rd edition) and its English version, which presents in an accessible form not only theoretical material but situational games and test questions. The manual contains supplementary information for teachers and parents.
Your first Olympic guidebook / total ed. M. Bulatova. - K.,: Olympiyska Literatura, 2004. - 86 p.
Your first Olympic guidebook/ total ed. M. Bulatova. Edition 2 complemented. – К.: Olympiyska Literatura, 2007. – 104 p.
Your first Olympic guidebook/ M. Bulatova, V. Yermolova, D. Byelokurov et al, total ed. M. Bulatova. Edition 3 complemented. – К.: Olympiyska Literatura, 2010. – 108 p.
For middle and older school age there is issued a book "Your Olympic guidebook". Its English version is approved by the European Olympic Committees as a basic handbook for educational programs at the European Youth Olympic Festivals
Your First Olympic Guidebook / Maria Bulatova – К.,: Olympiyska Literatura, 2013. – 112 p.
Bubka S., Bulatova M. The Games that conquered the world / S. Bubka, M. Bulatova. - K.:, 2011. - 132 p.
Your Olympic Guidebook / Maria Bulatova – К.,: 2015. – 136 p.
Questions of history and development of the Olympic movement are reflected in the sections "Theoretical and methodological knowledge" of basic training programs on the discipline "Physical culture", textbooks on the subject "Physical culture" for 4 - 9 classes and in a test state final certification for pupils of secondary schools.
Yermolova V. Physical Culture: a textbook for 6 class of comprehensive school / V. Yermolova, L. Ivanova, S. Operaylo. - K.: Publishing House "Slovo", 2006. - 152 p.
Yermolova V. Physical Culture: a textbook for 7 class of comprehensive school / V. Yermolova, L. Ivanova,. - K.: Publishing House "Slovo", 2007. - 208 p
Yermolova V. Physical Culture: a textbook for 8 class of comprehensive school / V. Yermolova, L. Ivanova, S. Operaylo. - K.: Publishing House "Slovo", 2008. - 208 p.
Yermolova V. Physical Culture: a textbook for 9 class of comprehensive school / V. Yermolova, L. Ivanova, S. Operaylo. - K.: Publishing House "Slovo", 2009. - 184 p.
Fundamentals of health and physical education: a textbook for 4 class of comprehensive school / [V. Arefyev, V. Yermolova, O. Kacherov et al.] – K.: Prosvita, 2004. - 176 p.
In order to provide practical assistance to teachers and schools on integrating Olympic education in educational work there are released methodical literature:
Olympic education in the system of educational work of comprehensive schools in Ukraine / M. Bulatova, V. Yermolova. - K.,: Olympiyska Literatura, 2007. - 44 p.
Yermolova V. Integration of Olympic education in the educational process of comprehensive school / V. Yermolova. - K.: Kozari, 2008. - 75 p.
Yermolova V. Basics of Olympic knowledge: teaching program of a special course for 5 - 12 classes of comprehensive school / V. Yermolova. - K .: Kazari, 2009. - 20 p.
Yermolova V. Olympic education in school / V. Yermolova. - K .: Kazari, 2009. – 88 p.
Yermolova V. Olympic education in school / V. Yermolova / Second edition. – K., 2009. – 85 p.
Yermolova V. Olympic education: Theory and Practice: teaching guidance. / V. Yermolova. - K., 2011. 335 p.
Multimedia guide "Olympic wanderings"
To ensure clarity there are prepared and issued four series of Olympic posters (2005, 2009, 2012, 2013), which reveal important pages in the history of ancient and modern Olympics, talk about the Olympic symbols, introduced to prominent Ukrainian athletes - Olympians, history of sports.
For the participants of the Youth Olympic Games there are released a phrase-book:
Ukrainian-Russian-English phrase book "Olympians speak English / ed. M. Bulatova. - K., 2011 - Book. 1. general vocabulary. - 232 p. Book. 2. Special vocabulary: A - P - 464 p., Book 3. - Special vocabulary: P - Ya - 336 p.
In the first section, it contains the general vocabulary, in the second and third parts - special terms frequently used in Olympic sports and their translation in English and Russian. It is complemented with information on the history of Olympic sport and the International Federations, which manages its development, illustrative material indicating the technical requirements for venues and related equipment and inventory; the Olympic program and the number of sets of medals that are played during the Olympic tournament.
Each year there are released the Olympic diaries
Enhancement of cognitive interests of children and youth are contributed with board games and multimedia games.
Multimedia Games for school students:
Today the Centre for Olympic Studies and Olympic Education in Kyiv enjoys a well-deserved reputation and occupies a worthy place in a friendly family of international community the activity of which is related to the Olympic Movement.
The basis of the international aspects of its activity is the close cooperation with the Olympic Studies Centre (Lausanne, Switzerland), the International Olympic Committee (Lausanne, Switzerland), the Olympic museum in Lausanne (Switzerland), Pierre de Coubertin Centre (Lausanne, Switzerland), national Olympic academies of other countries and, above all - with the International Olympic Academy (Olympia, Greece), a movement coordinator on dissemination of Olympic education worldwide. Every year since 1993 the Centre for Olympic Studies and Olympic Education of Ukraine delegates its members - academicians, young researchers, students, graduate students, journalists, Olympians - to participate in the sessions and seminars of the International Olympic Academy held in Olympia (Greece). During this time, the educational activities of the International Olympic Academy were attended by more than 100 representatives of Ukraine, who after returning became the ambassadors of the IOA messages in their regions.
President of the International Olympic Academy Mr. Isidoros Kouvelos and Director of the Center for Olympic Studies and Olympic Education Prof. Maria Bulatova lay a wreath to the stele of Pierre de Coubertin, Olympia, 2010
Participants of the X Session of the International Olympic Academy for directors and presidents of National Olympic Academies, Olympia, 2010
Representatives of Ukraine - the participants of the sessions and seminars of the International Olympic Academy
Participants of the youth festival "Sport, Culture, Art", 2008
Due to the scientific authority, profound experience in the development and implementation of Olympic education, the leading specialists of the Center are invited to deliver lectures and thematic workshops for coaches and scientific workers in Spain, Portugal, France, Mexico, Italy, Germany, Greece, Turkey, Poland, Slovenia, Slovakia Croatia, Serbia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Russia, Latvia, Lithuania, China, Korea, Mongolia and others. The authority of the International Olympic Academy invites Ukrainian scientists, as international lecturers to participate in educational activities that take place in Olympia. Thus, the Director of the Centre Professor Maria Bulatova and Doctor Honoris Causa of the NUUPES Sergey Bubka, the NOC of Ukraine President, performe at the sessions and workshops with lectures on the invitation of the International Olympic Academy. The representative of the Sumy branch of the ICOS Alexander Tomenko and representatives of the Kyiv city office of Irina Boiko and Tatiana Rudkovskaya were invited by the International Olympic Academy as coordinators at the sessions for young participants and postgraduate students. In 2002 a postgraduate student of National University of Ukraine on Physical Education and Sport O. Timasheva won the competition announced by the Centre for Olympic Studies of the International Olympic Committee, and was given a special grant that allowed her during four weeks to get acquainted with archival materials and library funds in the Olympic Museum in Lausanne (Switzerland ). This work allowed her to conduct comprehensive research on the environmental policy of the IOC. In 2008 young representatives of the Centre Yakov Scherbashyn and Olga Apalkova won the right to represent our country at the Youth Festival "Sport, Culture, Art" being held in Bursa (Turkey). Representatives of Ukraine Alena Zaronyants and George Lopatenko won a grant of the International Olympic Academy and the Peloponnesian University to study at the International Olympic Academy for the master's program "Olympic studies, Olympic Education, Organization and Management of Olympic sport."
The delegation of Ukraine at the XIII International Congress "Olympic Sport and Sport for All" (Almaaty, Kazakhstan, 2009)
In the early 90th of the XX century the NOC of Ukraine NUUPES and the Olympic Academy of Ukraine, the Centre for Olympic Studies and Olympic Education initiated the holding of international scientific congress "Olympic sport", which eventually became traditional and regular. The first (1993) and second (1997), fourth (2000), ninth (2005), fourteenth (2010) and nineteenth (2015) of the Congresses "Modern Olympic sport" were held in the capital of Ukraine - Kyiv. At the congresses there are discussed the most important problems of the modern Olympic sport, including various aspects of the theory and methodology of athletes preparation in Olympic sports; allowed means to improve efficiency, reduce fatigue, speed up recovery after heavy training and competitive loading, the problem of doping and struggle against it, women's sports, Sport for All, health of athletes etc. The programs of each of these congresses include active work of the section of Olympic education. Each of these international scientific congresses was attended by 300 to 500 specialists from Europe, Asia, Africa, America - that makes them quite significant events in the world of Olympic sport and sport science. An effective impetus for search of innovative approaches to the development of the Olympic movement and promotion of the ideas of Olympism in Ukraine had become the Continental Seminar "Olympic education: education, healthy lifestyles, social adaptation" under the patronage of the International Olympic Committee and National Olympic Committee of Ukraine dedicated to the 15th anniversary of Olympic Academy and Olympic Studies Center of Ukraine.
The Center for Olympic Studies of Ukraine cooperates with the organizing committees of almost all major scientific meetings taking place in the country, contributing to broad introduction to their programs the works on the most actual problems of the Olympic sports. International conferences on modern sports medicine did not remain aloof. Leading scientists of Ukraine - the permanent participants of Pre-Olympic Scientific Congresses, held in 1992 in Torre Molinos (Spain), in 1996 - in Dallas (USA), in 2000 - in Brisbane (Australia), 2004 - Thessaloniki ( Greece), in 2006 - in Pinerollo (Italy), 2008 - in Guangzhou (China). By the invitation of National Olympic Committees, National Olympic Academies, National Centers for Olympic Studies the leading experts of Ukraine in the field of Olympic sport deliver lectures in higher educational establishments around the world: Mongolia, Venezuela, Slovakia, Italy, Spain, China, Korea, Egypt, France, Germany, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Russia, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan, Mexico, Poland, Lithuania, Malaysia, Cuba. The professionalism of Ukrainian speakers is highly rated by not only foreign experts in Olympic sports but the governments of foreign countries.
Member of the Executive Board of the NOC of Ukraine Prof. Vladimir Platonov and Director of the Center Prof. M. Bulatova at a reception given by the President of Mongolia
Medal of Friendship and Order of the Polar Star – awards of the Government of Mongolia
Foreign colleagues are always welcomed guests in Ukraine. They are not only participants of international conferences and symposia that take place in Ukraine. Representatives of national Centers for Olympic studies of other countries come here to exchange experiences on organization of research on Olympic sports, dissemination of the Olympic ideals among the population, involvment of young people in the Olympic movement and healthy lifestyle. For our country it has been proved to be the most important the activities of the IOC President Juan Antonio Samaranch and Jacques Rogge, who headed the IOC at a time when Ukraine had gained its state independence. They repeatedly visited our country and have done much for the development of the Olympic movement and popularized the successes and achievements of Ukraine Olympic community. Their visits became a historical landmark not only in the history of the national Olympic movement, but also the entire social and political life of our country. Taking an active part in various international events, the Centre for Olympic Studies forms a positive image of our country as a worthy member of the entire world Olympic community.
A friendly conversation of the IOC President Juan Antonio Samaranch during his visit to Ukraine with the President of the NOC of Ukraine Sergey Bubka
Director of the Centre for Olympic Studies Prof. Maria Bulatova, Rector of the National University of Ukraine on Physical Education and Sport Prof. V. Platonov and the IOC President Jacques Rogge during his visit to the University, Kyiv, 2006.
The IOC President Jacques Rogge, President of the NOC of Ukraine S. Bubka and Director of the Center for Olympic Studies Prof. Maria Bulatova in the Olympic Museum of the National University of Ukraine on Physical Education and Sport, Kyiv, 2006.
By the decision of the Academic Council of the National University of Ukraine on Physical Education and Sport the President of the International Olympic Committee Jacques Rogge was granted a title of Doctor Honoris Causa of the University, Kyiv, 2006.
Photo to commemorate the visit of the IOC President Jacques Rogge in Ukraine, Kyiv, 2007.
The participants of the Section "Olympic education" at the XIV International Congress "Olympic Sport and Sport for All", Kyiv, 2010
By the decision of the Academic Council of the National University of Ukraine on Physical Education and Sport the President of the International Olympic Academy Mr. Isidoros Kouvelos was granted a title of Doctor Honoris Causa of the University, Kyiv, 2010
The key event became the arrival of the President of the International Olympic Academy Mr. Isidoros Kouvelos for participation in the XIV International Scientific Congress "Olympic Sport and Sport for All", dedicated to the 80th anniversary of the NUUPES - one of the largest centers of Olympic education in the world. The International Olympic Committee highly appreciates the contribution of Ukrainian specialists in the development of the international Olympic movement and Olympic education. Thus, for its dedication to the Olympic Movement the Director of the Centre for Olympic Studies Prof. Maria Bulatova was awarded the Pierre de Coubertin medal and the highest award of the International Olympic Academy - "Athena".
The IOC President Jacques Rogge awards Prof. Maria Bulatova, the Director of the Centre for Olympic Studies, the Medal of Pierre de Coubertin for dedication to the Olympic Movement
The inaugural address of Prof. Maria Bulatova on the occasion of awarding her the highest award of the International Olympic Academy - "Athena".
Significant event for the whole Olympic family of Ukraine was the election of the Director of the International Centre for Olympic Studies and Olympic Education Professor Maria Bulatova into the IOC Commission "Culture and Olympic Heritage."
President of the International Society of Olympic Historians (ISOH) Mr. David Wallechinsky (USA) presents “Vikelas Demetrius Plaque”, the honorary award named after the first president of the International Olympic Committee Demetrius Vikelas, to Prof. Maria Bulatova, Director of the International Centre for Olympic Studies and Olympic education, for her significant personal contribution to the international Olympic movement and Olympic education.
Sergey Bubka, the NOC of Ukraine President, presents the trophy the IOC President Thomas Bach to Prof. Maria Bulatova, Director of the International Centre for Olympic Studies and Olympic education, for her significant contribution to the development and promotion of the Olympic movement in Ukraine and the world.
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