Maria BULATOVA

Doctor of Pedagogical Sciences, Professor,

Full member of Academy of Science of Ukraine,

Merited Worker in Science and Technology of Ukraine

Education
1977–1981
Physical Education and Sport, Kyiv State Institute of Physical Culture
1981–1984
Post-graduate Course, Kyiv State Institute of Physical Culture
1985–1990
Human Biology; Kyiv State University named after T.G. Shevchenko
1992–1995
Doctorate Course, State University of Ukraine on Physical Education and Sport

Professional background
1984–1985
Lecturer, Kyiv State Institute of Physical Culture
1985–1986
Snior Lecturer, Kyiv State Institute of Physical Culture
1986–1993
Associate Professor, Kyiv State Institute of Physical Culture
1995–2001
Head, Department of Advanced Technologies in Physical Education and Sport,Ukrainian State University of Physical Education and Sports
2001–2003
Head, State Committee of Ukraine on Physical Education and Sport (Ministry of Sport)
2003–2012
Vice-rector, National University of Ukraine on PES
2012–2015
Head, Department for History of the Olympic Movement, National University of Ukraine on PES
2015–2019
Head, Department of Theory and History of Olympic Sports, National University of Ukraine on PES
2019 – now
Director, Educational and Scientific Olympic Institute, National University of Ukraine on PES

Public activities
1992 – 1996
Council of Europe, Women and Sport Commission, member
1994–2014
Editor-in-Chief, International scientific-theoretical journal “Science in Olympic Sports”.
1995–2001
Council of Europe, Commission for Integration into Society through Sport, of the member
1998–2000
European Society on Sport Information “Clearing House”, Directorate member
1998–2019
Director, Olympic Studies and Education Center
1999 – now
Olympic Academy of Ukraine, President
2000 – now
Executive Board of the NOC of Ukraine, member
2000 – now
Presidium of the Scientific and Methodological Council of the Ministry on Family, Youth and Sports of Ukraine, member
2000–2004
Expert Council of the Higher Attestation Commission of Ukraine, membr
2001 – now
NOC of Ukraine Commission “Olympic Education and Culture”, Head
2002 – now
International Association of Physical Culture and Sports Universities, Council member
2004–2008
Expert Council of the Higher Attestation Commission of Ukraine, Head
2010 – now
International Society of Olympic Historians (ISOH), member
2016 – now
IOC Commission “Culture and Olympic Heritage”, member
2017 – now
Commission for advanced preparation of coaches and development of the Olympic training strategy of the NOC of Ukraine, member.
2018 – now
Vice President, Association of European Olympic Academies
2018 – now
Vice President, National Olympic Committee of Ukraine.
2019 – now
NOC of Ukraine Commission for Ethics, Head
2019 – now
Representative of Ukraine in the world network of the International Olympic Committee “Champion in Olympic Education and Culture”.
2019 – now
Co-founder of the Society of Historians of Physical Culture and Sports of Ukraine.

State awards
Merited Worker of Science and Technology of Ukraine (2000).
Laureate of the State Prize of Ukraine in Science and Technology (2000).
Honored Diploma of the Supreme Council of Ukraine (2004).
Order of Princess Olga, (III Class (2010).
Order of Princess Olga, (II Class (2016).
Medal “Friendship” of President of Mongolia (2010).

Non-governmental awards
Plato’s Medal “For Outstanding Achievements in the Progress of Society” of the Ukrainian Academy of Sciences (2004).
Medal of the Ukrainian Academy of Sciences for scientific achievements in the field of sports (2005, 2011, 2012).
Medal «A. D. Boutovsky», NOC of Ukraine (2014)
NOC of Ukraine Medal “For Devotion to Olympism” (2016).
Sign “For scientific and educational achievements” of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine (2016).
Order “For Creative Achievements” of the Ukrainian Academy of Sciences (2016).
Laureate of the NOC of Ukraine Award “For the best scientific book of the year” (2006, 2011, 2013).
Medal “K.D. Ushynskiy”, Academy of Pedagogical Sciences of Ukraine (2016).

Internationalrecognition
“Pierre de Coubertin” IOC Medal (2010)
“Athena” of International Olympic Academy highest sign (2012)
Medal of the NOC of Lithuania (2013)
“D. Vikelas’s Memorial Plaque ”, Honorary Award of International Society of Olympic Historians (ISOH) (2014)
“IOC President’s Trophy”– Prize of Thomas Bach (2015)
International Olympic Committee Award “Sport and Art” (2015)
Medal of Honour, NOC of Lithuania (2015)
Medal of the NOC of Georgia (2016)
Medal of NOC of Kazakhstan (2017)

Other awards

  • “Crystal Book” for the best book of Ukraine in the nomination “From the depths of the centuries”, Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine, 2010
  • Repeatedly awarded the highest honors: Badge of Honor of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine (2015), the Honor sign of the Poltava Regional Administration (2018), the Badge of Honor of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine (2019), the Badge of Honor of the Kyiv Olympic Committee (2020)
  • Repeatedly awarded the highest honors of the Ministry of Ukraine on Education and Science, the Ministry of Ukraine on Youth and Sports, the National Olympic Committee of Ukraine, foreign universities during 1998-2020.

Inaugurated Doctor Honoris Causa:

  • Ibero-American Institute of Sport (San Carlos, Venezuela);
  • Beijing Capital University of Physical Education and Sport.
  • National University of Physical Education and Sports of Bucharest (Romania);
  • Kazakh Academy of Sport and Tourism;
  • Sport Academy of Mongolia;
  • Lithuanian Academy of Sport;
  • Academy on Physical Education and Sports of Republic of Moldova;
  • State Institute of Physical Culture and Sports of Armenia;

Research interests
History of development of international Olympic and sport movement; modern Olympic sport; Olympic heritage and culture; Olympic education, theory and methodology of athletes’ preparation in Olympic sports

Editorial boards
Member of editorial board of international scientific journals:

  • “Science in Olympic Sport” (Kyiv, Ukraine);
  • “Theory and methods of physical education” (Kyiv, Ukraine);
  • “Kinesiology” (Zagreb, Croatia);
  • “Science in Sports: Contemporary Problems” (Armenia).
    Scientific director of the publishing house “Olympic Literature” (Kyiv, Ukraine).

Publications

Author (co-author) of more than 300 scientific publications on elite sports, Olympic history and Olympic education, including more than 30 fundamental books: “Physical qualities of athletes” (1994); “Physical preparation of an athlete” (1995); “Athlete in various climatic-geographical and weather conditions” (1996); “Encyclopedia of Olympic Sports” (1998); “Presidents of the International Olympic Committee. Life and activity” (2001); “Theory and methods of physical education” in two volumes (2003); “Physical preparation of athletes” (2004; Russian and Spanish); “Encyclopedia of Olympic Sports” in five volumes (2004); “Encyclopedia of Olympic Sports of Ukraine” (2005); “Olympic Sport” in two volumes (2009); Ukrainian-Russian-English phrasebook in three books “Olympians speak English” (2010); “Olympic Sport” in two volumes (2009); “Olympic Constellation of Ukraine. Athletes ”(2010, 2013; Ukrainian, English); “Olympic Constellation of Ukraine. Coaches ”(2011, 2014; Ukrainian, English); “Games that conquered the world” (2011); “Cultural Heritage of Ancient Greece and the Olympic Games” (2012; Russian, English); “Olympic Games (1896-2012)” in two volumes (2013; Ukrainian, Russian, English); “Kyiv-1913. The First Russian Olympiad ”(2013; Ukrainian, Russian, English); “The second Russian Olympics. Riga-1914 ”(2014; Ukrainian, Russian, English); “Periodization of sports training. General Theory and Its Practical Application ”in two volumes (2015; Chinese; Beijing); “Theory and methods of athletes preparation in Olympic sports” (2015; Chinese; Tianjin, China,); “Physical, technical, tactical and psychological preparation of athletes” (2015; Spanish; Cali, Colombia); “Selection, orientation, modeling and control in the training system of the athlete” (2015; Spanish; Cali, Colombia); “Athletics. Encyclopedia in questions and answers “(2016; Ukrainian, English); “Olympic stories. Wrestling ”(2016); “Olympic Heritage of Ukraine” (1st book – 2016; 2nd – 2017); “Wrestling. Encyclopedia in questions and answers “(2017); “25 years together. Olympic Education ”(2017); “Fencing. Encyclopedia in questions and answers “(2017); “Boxing. Encyclopedia in questions and answers “(2018); “Figure skating. Encyclopedia in questions and answers “(2018); “Tennis. Encyclopedia in questions and answers “(2019); “Olympic sport in the system of humanitarian education” (2019), etc.

Literature for children: “Your first Olympic guidebook” (2004, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2017); “Your Olympic Guidebook” (2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2017; Ukrainian, English) – a book published in English, recognized by the European Olympic Committees as a textbook for educational programs of the European Youth Olympic Games and festivals; «Games of the XXIX Olympiad. Beijing, 2008 ”(2008); “Encyclopedia of Olympic Sports in Questions and Answers” (2009; Ukrainian, English) – recognized as the best book of the year in Ukraine in the category “From the depths of the centuries” and awarded the “Crystal Book” (2009); the English version of this publication has been approved by the International Olympic Academy as the main guide for educational programs at the Youth Olympic Games; “XXI Winter Olympics. Vancouver 2010 ”(2009); “Youth Olympic Games. Singapore 2010 ”(2010); “I Winter Youth Olympic Games. Innsbruck 2012 ”(2011); “Games of the XXX Olympics. London 2012 ”(2011); “II Winter Youth Olympic Games. Lillehammer 2016 ”(2015); “Games of the XXXI Olympics. Rio 2016 ”(2015); “XXIII Olympic Winter Games. Pyeongchang 2018 ”(2017); “III Youth Olympic Games” (2018); “III Winter Youth Olympic Games. Lausanne 2020 ”(2019); “Games of the XXXII Olympiad. Tokyo 2020 ”(2019); “Olympic Games. Journey to antiquity “(2018);” Olympic Games. Renaissance ”(2019); four sets of Olympic posters (2002, 2005, 2011, 2016) and an annual edition of Olympic diaries.

Teaching and lecturing
Azerbaijan (Baku 2016-2018); Argentina (Rosario – 1997, Buenos Aires – 2007); Belarus (Minsk: 1997 – 2019); Bulgaria (Sofia – 2013); Canada (London, Ontario – 1995); China (Wuhan – 1994, 2004, Xiyan – 2009, Beijing – 2013, 2016, 2018-2019); Colombia (Cali, Bogota: 2006-2016); Croatia (Zagreb, Dubrovnik, Opatija, Split: 1998-2006); Cuba (Havana – 2003, 2008); France (INSEP, Paris: 1998-2004); Greece (Olympia: 1998-2017, Komotini – 1994); Hungary (Budapest – 1986, 1988); India (Delhi – 2000); Israel (Wingate Institute – 1992, 2016); Italy (Rome, Bologna, Pinerolo, Pergamo: 1988-2013); Kazakhstan (Almaty: 2001-2013, 2017-19); Latvia (Riga – 2010, 2014, 2019); Lithuania (Vilnius – 2010, 2014); Mexico (Monterrey, Michoacán – 2008, 2009); Moldova (Chisinau – 2009, 2011, 2013-2019); Mongolia (Ulan Bator – 2011, 2018); Poland (Warsaw, Gdansk, Poznan, Spala: 1986-2018); Romania (Bucharest – 2013, 2014-18, Brashov – 2013); Russia (Moscow, St. Petersburg, Kazan, Belgorod, Sochi: 1984-2019); Serbia (Belgrade – 2008); Slovakia (Bratislava – 2010); Spain (Barcelona – 1990, 1992, Santiago de Compostela – 1993, Badalona – 1993, Sitges – 1994); Uruguay (Montevideo, 2016); Venezuela (San Carlos, Caracas – 2009, 2011), etc.

Languages
Ukrainian, English, Russian, Hungarian