Biography

Curriculum Vitae

Date and place of birth: July 28, 1941, the city of Kyiv

Citizenship: Ukraine

Place of employment: National University of Ukraine on Physical Education and Sport (NUUPES), Advisor to the Rector, Professor of the NUUPES Department on history of sport and the Olympic movement.

Education: higher, graduated from the Kyiv State Institute of Physical Culture (KSIPC), 1962.

Academic degree, academic title: D.Sc., Pedagogy, (1979), Professor (1980), full member of the Ukrainian Academy of Sciences (1992).

Professional activities of professor Vladimir Platonov in the field of physical education and sport:

1962-1965 — coach

1965-1968 – post-graduate student of the Kiev State Institute of Physical Culture (KSIPC)

1969-1975 — senior research worker, Problem scientific-research laboratory of extreme training loads, KSIPC

1975-1977 — Head of the Department on Swimming, KSIPC

1984-1990 — Head of the Department on Theory of Sports created by him, KSIPC

1990-1992 — Professor of the Department on Theory of Sports, KSIPC

1977-1986 — Vice-Rector in research work

1992-2000 — Head of the Department on the Olympic and Professional Sports, KSIPC which he created (later the Ukrainian State University on Physical Education and Sport — USUPES, after that — the National University of Ukraine on Physical Education and Sport- NUUPES)

2000-2002 — Professor of the Department on the Olympic and Professional Sports, KSIPC

2003-2005 — Head of the created by him Department on Theory and Methodology of Sports Training and Reserve Capabilities of Athletes, NUUPES

1986-2012 — Rector of the KSIPC, USUPES, NUUPES

since 2012 — Advisor to the NUUPES Rector

since 2013 – Editor of the international scientific-theoretical journal «Science in Olympic sport»

Public activities of Vladimir Platonov in various organizations

1980-1990 – President of the Swimming Federation of Ukrainian SSR.

1988-1991 — Permanent Representative of the Ukrainian SSR in the UNO Committee on struggle against apartheid.

Vladimir Platonov was a President of the of the International Universities Association of Physical Culture and Sport (2001-2007), Honorary President of the association (2007 to the present).

Doctor Platonov is (2013) the Editor-in-Chief of the international scientific-theoretical journal «Science in Olympic sport» (co-founders of this periodical — National Olympic Committee of Ukraine and the National University of Ukraine on Physical Education and Sport), as well as a member of the editorial boards of a number of foreign scientific journals.

Professor Platonov is actively involved in the activities of the National Olympic Committee of Ukraine: Vice President of the National Olympic Committee (1991-1998), the first Vice President of the National Olympic Committee (1998-2002), and a member of the executive committee of the National Olympic Committee of Ukraine (2005 — present).