I. Horbachevsky Ternopil National Medical University
To be friends with sports is to be healthy!

Physical training and health work

6 20.09.2023

З 18 вересня 2023 року в ТНМУ починають функціонувати спортивні секції.

У 2023 – 2024 навчальному році в спорткомплексі кафедри фізичної терапії, ерготерапії та фізичного виховання (вул. Коцюбинського 2) будуть функціонувати спортивні секції для студентів медичного, стоматологічного, фармацевтичного факультетів та ННІ Медсестринство. Спортивні секції будуть проводитись з таких видів спорту: баскетбол, волейбол, футзал, фітнес, атлетична гімнастика.


   Назва секції















Відповідальний викладач


Спортивний зал





15.30 -17.00



15.30 17.00



15.30 -17.00


Новакова Л.В.

Назарук В.Л

Давибіда Н.О.


Спортивний зал №1

Гімнастичний зал №2







15.30 -17.30







15.30 -17.30



Назарук В.Л

Новакова Л.В.



Спортивний зал № 1






15.30 – 17.00

Давибіда Н.О.

Новакова Л.В.

Назарук В.Л.


Спортивний зал № 1








15.30 -17.00

17.00 -18.30





15.30 -17.00






17.00 -18.30





15.30 -17.00





17.00 -18.30


Назарук В.Л.

Новакова  Л.В.

Давибіда Н. О.

Спортивний зал№3




17.00 -18.20


Новакова  Л.В.

Назарук В.Л.



Спортивний зал № 1


29 06.04.2023

From September 20 to October 5, 2022, national mass sports events among university students at the International Day of Student Sports (September 20) and the Day of Education Workers in Ukraine (October 3) were held at I. Horbachevsky Ternopil National Medical University.

The teachers of the Department of Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Physical Education presented a number of master classes at these events.

– «Use of tennis elements in physical rehabilitation» by Associate Professor Viktor Nazaruk and Alina Mazurkevych, a 2nd-year student of the Faculty of Medicine;

– «Breathing exercises as a means of restoring physical activity after COVID-19» by Associate Professor Liubov Novakova;

– «General developmental exercises with gymnastic sticks and fitballs» by Associate Professor Natalia Davybida.




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On June 25, 2022, the sports event Olympic Day took place in Taras Shevchenko Park in Ternopil supported by Ternopil City Centre for Physical Health of the Population. All followers of active recreation and sports, citizens and guests of the city, all about 800 people, took part in this sports event.

The program of the event:

– sports locations in various sports;

– passing of the Olympic flame;

– health exercises;

– health symbolic run;

– competitive and fan football and boxing tournaments;

– streetball, chess, roller skating and skateboarding tournaments;

– dance performances;

– master classes by our city Sport School for Children and Youth;

– meetings with our Olympic athletes.

All participants of this event received commemorative medals and prizes. The teachers of the Department of Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Physical Education ran by Professor Daria Popovych, and TNMU students took part in this event. The third-year students of the Faculty of Medicine, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy specialty, Oleksandra Sokolovska and Yuliia Hlad (master of sports in gymnastics) were among the participants. They performed wellness massages for everyone during this event.

Oleksandra Sokolova worked as a volunteer health instructor for more than 3 months at the Ukrainian Voluntary Corps “Right Sector” in Kyiv region. Her duties were examining and treating the injured, as well as teaching tactical medicine. During the Olympic Day sports event, Nataliia Davybida, Associate Professor of the Department of Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Physical Education, was in charge of performance of health massage by the students.

The students of TNMU also took part in the sports events: a 1st year student of the Faculty of Medicine, majoring in Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Yuliia Zolotniuk took part in the 1700-meter race, and Pavlo Melnyk took part in the event as a certified instructor in first aid. It should be noted that he is the commander of the Rapid Response Unit of the Ternopil City Organization of the Red Cross Society.

Sports events took place in many cities of our country. Many fans of physical training and sports of different age joined the sports event Olympic Day.

Information by Associate Professor Viktor Nazaruk

144 17.12.2021

On December 1, 2021, Professor Arsen Hudyma, the Head of the Department of Disaster and Military Medicine of TNMU, delivered a training session for paramedic students of the 3rd year of study on the tactics of providing medical assistance to the victim in the pool. Bohdana Perviznyk and Narhiz Dzhavadova, Assistant Professors of this department helped him. Liubov Novakova and Viktor Nazaruk, Associate Professors of the Department of Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Physical Education also joined the event. They informed the students about general developmental and special exercises on land as well as preparatory and leading up exercises in water.

The event took place in the hotel and tourist centre “Orysia” situated in the village of Oryshkivtsi, Chortkiv district, Ternopil region. At the end of the event there was a debriefing of the training. The students said that they did well and what skills they should improve during the next training sessions. Everybody agreed that such a training should be held in the future and expressed sincere gratitude to Yaroslav Uhliar, the owner of the centre “Orysia”.

Information by Viktor Nazaruk




199 10.10.2021

On September 23-24, 2021, the International Research and Training Conference “Prospects for the development of medical and physical rehabilitation at different levels of medical care” was held at I. Horbachevsky Ternopil National Medical University. Due to quarantine restrictions, the conference was held online. As part of this conference, the Department of Physical Therapy, Ergotherapy and Physical Education delivered Olympic Trainings for students and teachers. It was a master class on dance therapy on “Special developing exercises of dance therapy in physical rehabilitation” presented by Associate Professor Victor Nazaruk. The master class in yoga “Hatha Yoga as a method of mental and physical therapy” was conducted by Senior Lecturer Liubov Novakova.

More information about the event at:


Information by Viktor Nazaruk

Photos by Uliana Hevko


285 02.10.2021

On September 20, 2021, a number of sports events took place in the Sports Centre of I. Horbachevsky Ternopil National Medical University on the International Day of Student Sports.

The celebration began with a performance by a new cheerleading team. The students planned to show their choreographic routine a year and a half ago, but it was prevented by quarantine and strict restrictions. And now we all have the opportunity to support young people and their desire to represent the university at various events. The initiators of such a team were Max Lysiuk, Maria Maryniuk, Solomiia Livak. Kateryna Dziuba, Marta Dobrianska, Mariana Kryzhanivska, Sofiia Zadorozhna, Yulia Biiak, Khrystyna Martynyshyn, Oleksandra Pohudyna and Yurii Bednarskyi are a part of the team as well. During the master class on sport dancing, the participants learned the basic steps of cha-cha-cha and waltz. It was presented by Solomiia Livak (group MM-421), the winner and finalist of national and international tournaments, student of the Faculty of Medicine.

Also, a master class in gymnastics was delivered. The basic elements of this sport and the technique of their implementation were introduced by Yulia Hlad (group MT-303), the student of the Faculty of Medicine (Physical Therapy, Ergotherapy specialty), Master of Sports.

Volleyball master class was presented by Yana Palyha, the student of the Faculty of Medicine (Physical Therapy, Ergotherapy specialty) (group MT-302). Before entering the university, the girl played in the Khimik team of the superleague (Yuzhne). Nadiia Viniarska (group MT-104) and Yulia Zolotiuk (group MT-103), the students of the Faculty of Medicine, assisted her.

Viktor Nazaruk, Associate Professor of the Department of Physical Therapy, Ergotherapy and Physical Education, Master of Sports, introduced the technique of swimming to young people.

Yanina Chaikivska, Press Secretary


176 09.06.2021

On September 20, 2019, on the occasion of the International Day of University SportI. Horbachevsky Ternopil National Medical University students supported the all-Ukrainian movement for a healthy lifestyle and participated in a flashmob. They performed a set of general and special exercises under the music accompaniment, and after that «Jump Squats» highlighted the event. It was organized by the Department of Physical Therapy, Ergotherapy and Physical Education and took place in a warm, fun and positive atmosphere.

It should be noted that every year on the 20th September the world university community celebrates International Day of University Sport. This holiday was initiated by the UNESCO General Conference on the initiative of the International University Sports Federation (FISU).

The Committee on Physical Education and Sports of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine and the Sports Student Union of Ukraine constantly appeal to the higher educational institutions of Ukraine to join this initiative.

This day is intended to attract attention and increase the importance of sports in educational institutions and to attract the supporters of a healthy lifestyle, to promote its development. Active lifestyles, physical culture and sports are a reliable source of good humour and optimism, health and longevity!



372 07.06.2021

A new student cafeteria on 5 Zhyvova (Dorm 1)  offers Ternopil State Medical University students not only delicious and inexpensive meals, have a cup of coffee or tea, but also a place to get together, talk, hold a group meeting, or organize a small concert for friends. The facility can host up to 48 people at a time. On September 3, 2018 the cafeteria had its first visitors, including representatives of TSMU administration and student government.

TSMU Rector professor Mykhaylo Korda, invited students to share their proposals for decorating the cafeteria premises. These creative ideas can be submitted to TSMU Center for Academic Work and Cultural Development (Director Martha Rudenko). Students can also apply to this office if they wish to use the cafeteria for an event. The cafeteria is open from 4 pm to 8 pm, however these hours can be extended if needed and agreed in advance.

On the same day, a renovated student food court also opened its doors. Here students can order delicious and healthy dishes at affordable prices. The menu is very diverse and includes cold appetizers (devilled eggs, pickled beets, cabbage salad, vegetable salad, beet salad, Korean carrot salad, and chicken salad); hot soups (borsch, mushroom soup, potato and split pea soup), main dishes (pork rissoles, fried chicken, beef pilaf, crepes with cheese and sour cream, cheese dumplings with sour cream, stewed chives and onions, chopped chives, dumplings with potatoes and sour cream, potato pancakes with sour cream, meat dumplings, pork chops, fried cod, chicken Kiev), and side dishes (rice with vegetables, buckwheat porridge, pasta, mashed potatoes, french fries, mushrooms with sour cream). The food court can hold 60 people and is open till until 7 pm on work days. Finally, the grounds adjacent to the Zhyvova dorms now have an outdoor sports area including mini-football and volleyball courts.

“We are renovating the grounds of the Dorm 3, installing there outdoor fitness equipment, so that students will be able to take a break from their studies to do some exercises.  We encourage the students to study well, participate in extracurricular activities and use every minute for personal improvement “, said Mykhaylo Korda. The cafeteria and food court can be accessed using student ID or dorm residency cards. Student gym fitness instructors are in charge of sign up and access to the outdoor sports area.

239 07.06.2021

Recently Ternopil State Medical University opened a new modern gym in the dorm 1 located on 3 Zhyvova. It has now become even more convenient for medical students to take care of their health.

The gym has high quality fitness equipment, including Inter Athletic Gym and Professional Line, as well as Fitex Cardiovascular equipment. In order to make the training as effective and safe as possible, three qualified trainers, Maksym Videlskyi, Andrii Hedez, and Vladyslav Zharskyi will be employed at the gym. They will develop tailor made traning programs for those who requite it, monitor the correct performance of the exercises and overall keep order in the gym. The capacity of the new gym is up to 50 people.

The facility also has male and female areas with lockers, showers and toilets. In addition, there is a lounge where gym visitors can relax, have a tea, talk and just rest after their workout. Opening the gym, TSMU rector professor Mykhaylo Korda, emphasized that young people should take responsibility for their own health, however the university is constantly working to create the right environment and encourage student involvement in athletic activities. All TSMU students and university employees can attend the gym for free, showing their student or staff ID. A dedicated gym pass can be ordered through the software department located in the administrative building of TSMU.

Gym hours: on weekdays from 16.00 to 22.00, weekends 10.00 to 22.00. Close-toed athletic footwear is required.

352 02.06.2021

For several years now Ternopil State Medical University has been involved in the citywide International Day of University Sport, aimed at promoting healthy lifestyle and popularizing different sports activities among young people. On 20 September, in TSMU’s Athletics Hall students and instructors from Department of Physical Rehabilitation, Human Health and Physical Education took part in a flash mob, during which they performed a series of physical workouts, including floor push-calisthenics and balance exercises.

International Day of University Sport is a worldwide special event taking place each year on September 20th. It was initiated by International University Sports Federation (FISU), which proposed to UNESCO to internationally recognize a day dedicated to university sport. The proposal was endorsed by UNESCO’s Member States at the 38th session of the General Conference in Paris in November 2015. In Ukraine, universities organize a series of athletics events to mark this date.