Ilsur Metshin got acquainted with the new system for diagnostics the capacities of sports school students
Free testing of students of children's sports schools began
in Kazan this year at the training and diagnostics center of the Volga State
Academy of Physical Culture, Sports and Tourism. Diagnostics using modern
technologies allows examining a predisposition to certain sports, as well as
effectively preparing for competitions. The first testing will be carried out
for students of children's and youth sports schools aged 14-16 years in six
sports: athletics, swimming, cross-country skiing, wrestling, judo and boxing.
Ilsur Metshin, the Mayor of Kazan, visited the training and diagnostics center
The Mayor of Kazan visited several departments and laboratories,
in particular, the department of anthropology, where the ratio of muscles,
weight, and height of an athlete is measured, as well as the biomechanics laboratory,
where the process of training is recorded. The athlete’s capacity is monitored
in the biochemistry laboratory, and in the endurance test is carried out in the
functional diagnostics laboratory.
“The legacy of the Universiade works for future, for
the health of children and their sports achievements. Parents want their children
to become champions. Thanks to such training centers, parents and coaches can
monitor the development of the child”, - the head of the city said.
The training and diagnostics center at the Academy was
established for the Universiade 2013. The center is working on improving the
technology of training athletes and conducting research in the field of
physical culture and sports, enabling to examine and adjust the training
process of athletes before competitions.
“In our center there are various laboratories that are
connected to each other. Professional doctors and physiologists work with
athletes,”- Alexey Nabatov, acting director of the Training and research center,
told the Mayor of Kazan.
Since this year, the center carries out diagnostics
for students of Kazan sports schools. There is no charge for this testing for children.
For creation the strategy of sports development, each young athlete will be examined
three times in a year. The students of the Tasma Olympic Reserve sports school were
first to pass the testing
“The diagnostics allows identifying the weak points that cannot be revealed by coaches”, - said Albert Salikhov,
Chair of the Committee of Physical Culture and Sports.