prof. Mariusz Lipowski

mariusz.lipowski@awf.gda.pl

ORCID: 0000-0002-8389-7006

ResearchGate profile

Education

2007             habilitation in Physical Culture Science – University of Physical Education and Sport in Gdansk, Poland, Subject of habilitation thesis: Physical activity of women as pro-health behavior – determinants and motives of participation

2012             PhD in Psychology – the Institute of Psychology, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Gdansk, Poland, Dissertation: Psychological determinants of pro-health behaviors in athletes

1997             PhD in Physical Culture Science – University of Physical Education in Gdansk, Poland, Dissertation: Personality determinants of performance in gymnastics

1995             MS in Psychology – the Institute of Psychology, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Gdansk, Poland, Master’s thesis: Selected personality traits and athletic performance of children in gymnastic

1993             MS in Physical Education – University of Physical Education in Gdansk, Poland, Master’s thesis: Psychological preparation in gymnastic

Employment

since 2007    associate professor – University of  Physical Education and Sport in Gdansk, Poland

2008-2018    associate professor – University School of Sport in Lodz, Poland

1998-2007    assistant professor – University of Physical Education in Gdansk, Poland

1998-1999    P.E. teacher – Primary Private School „Niedźwiednik” in Gdansk, Poland

1993-1997    gymnastics trainer – AZS AWF in Gdansk, Poland

1993-1998    lecturer – University of Physical Education in Gdansk, Poland

since 1995    sport psychologist for Olympic Team in artistic gymnastic, fencing and judo

Functions

since 2019    Director of postgraduate studies Start for Ph.D. in Sport & Fitness Sciences at Gdansk University of Physical Education and Sport, Poland

since 2019    Head of Department of Psychology, Gdansk University of Physical Education and Sport, Poland

2015-2019    Deputy Dean of Research of Faculty of Tourism and Recreation, Gdansk University of Physical Education and Sport, Poland

2008-2019    Head of Department of Health Psychology, Gdansk University of Physical Education and Sport, Poland

since 2003    Tutor of the Psychological Club for StudentsPsychActiv” at Gdansk University of Physical Education and Sport, Poland

Trainings and Qualifications

2007             third-degree (International) specialization in the Sherborne Developmental Movement Method (International Sherborne Foundation)

1995             second-degree specialization in the Sherborne Developmental Movement Method (Polish Dyslexia Society)

1994             first-degree specialization in the Sherborne Developmental Movement Method (University of Gdansk)

1993             coach of gymnastic (second-degree)

Membership in scientific organizations and editorial broads of journals

since 2013    member of Editorial Broad Health Psychology Report

since 2013    member of Editorial Broad Turystyka i Rekreacja [Tourism & Recreation]

since 2013    member of Editorial Broad Baltic Journal of Health and Physical Activity

since 2009    member of Editorial Broad The Polish Journal of Sports Medicine

since 2006    member of Editorial Broad The Polish Journal of Physiotherapy

since 2006    Polish Neuropsychological Society

since 2005    Section of Sport Psychology in Polish Society of Sport Sciences (secretary)

since 1997    International Society of Sport Psychology

since 1997    Polish Psychological Society

Awards

2015             Copernicus Prize – awarded by Polish Neuropsychological Society

2013             Commission of National Education Medal

2011             Bronze Medal of the President of the Republic of Poland

1999-2011    1st degree Rector’s award – University of Physical Education and Sport in Gdansk, Poland (6 times)

Scientific cooperation with other scientific institutions

X-XI 2019         scholarship in the framework of Polish National Agency For Academic Exchange (NAWA) – Faculty of Psychology of the University of Social Science and Humanities of the Vietnam National University in Hanoi (cooperation with prof. Truong Thi Khanh Ha)

since 2017         Department of Physical Education and Sports, Matej Bel University in Banská Bystrica, Slovakia (cooperation with dr Miroslav Slizik; Erasmus+ visits: February 2017; February 2018)

since 2016         Faculty of Psychology, University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Vietnam National University, Vietnam (cooperation with prof. Truong Thi Khanh Ha)

since 2015         Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences, Vilnius, Lithuania (cooperation with prof. Vida Juskeliene; Erasmus+ visit Aptil 2015)

since 2015         Faculty of Sport Science, University of Leipzig, Germany (cooperation with prof. Evelin Witruk)

since 2014         School of Sport and Education, Brunel University in London, United Kingdom (cooperation with prof. Robin Jackson)

VII-VIII 2012   scholarship in the framework of Internationalisation of Higher Education Programme –  University of Camerino, Italy (cooperation with prof. Giancarlo Falcioni)

Participation in research projects funded under regional, national and international funding

2016-2018  National Science Centre, Poland: The development of beauty & health concepts and stereotypes in middle childhood – trans-generation transmission of physical attractiveness patterns in the concept of gender stereotypes and pro-health behavior (Opus 9 2015/17/B/HS6/04144) – Main Researcher

2015-2017  National Science Centre, Poland: Nordic Walking as an effective way in reducing the low grade systemic inflammation in elderly people – the significance of iron and vitamin D status (Opus 8 2014/15/B/NZ7/00976) – Researcher & Coordinator of psychological aspects

2013-2015  National Science Centre, Poland: Influence of vitamin D3 supplementation combined with adequate rehabilitation on risk of falling after cervical and lumbar spine surgery utilizing dynamic or static implants and in patients treated with vertebroplasty (Opus 3 2012/05/B/NZ7/02493) – Researcher & Coordinator of psychological aspects

2008           European Research Project QOLIBRI (Quality of Life after Brain Injury 2008) – Researcher

Scientific achievements (publications)

Monographs: 2

Collective Work Editor: 2

Peer-reviewed Articles: 104

Participation in Scientific Conferences: 178

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