Institute of Physical Education, JSNU was established in 2001. Its predecessor was department of Physical Education founded in 1976. It is the first-level member of China Sport Science Society and Chinese Wushu Association. It is the first-class assessment agency of Duan Wei of Chinese Wushu, Sports Culture Research Base affiliated with General Administration of Sport and Chairperson-level unit of Taekwondo Branch of University Sports of Jiangsu.
As it now offers correspondence courses, undergraduate programs and graduate programs, IPE has become a comprehensive academic institute, with majors of Physical Education, Martial Arts and Traditional Sports and Sports Training, forming an overall subject system. Physical Education was chosen as Provincial Distinctive Major in 2005. On behalf of Jiangsu Province,students in this subject took part in the National Basic Skill Contest for Students Majoring in Physical Education and won first prize in group performance, scores and professional theories. Tai Puqing, Zhang Tingbing majoring in Traditional Sports won the world championships twice. Many students won the national championships. At present, we own a football team and track team approved by MOE. Since 2000, JSNU Women Football Team has attend China University Women Football League and National University Games on behalf of Jiangsu Women Football Team and won the champion of the League of for 4 times. In 2005, JSNU Women Football Team attended the 23rd International University Sports Federation on behalf of Chinese Football Team and became the silver medal winner. In 2012, JSNU Women Football Team attended the 9th National University Games on behalf of Jiangsu Women Football Team and won the only gold medal in group event for Jiangsu Delegation. In 2013, JSNU Women Football Team won 6 gold medals for Jiangsu Delegation on behalf of Jiangsu Women Football team in the 12th National Games. We offeredthe graduate program in Human Movement Science in 1998 and began to enroll graduate students in 1999. In 2007, we began to offer the graduate program in Physical Education and Training and enroll students. We offered professional master degree of Physical Education in 2010 and we are authorized to offer the first-level discipline graduate program in Sports Science in 2011. Thanks to all these achievements, we can be sure there is even better development ahead for IPE.
The number of our full-day faculty totals 65, including 8 professors, 35 associate professors and 5 doctors. In recent years, we have undertaken many projects at national or ministerial level. Over 500 papers have been published in various academic journals.
By 2013, 105 graduate students have got master degrees from this school and still 78 master degree candidates are learning here. From 2008 to 2012, we have achieved 5 Jiangsu Graduate Students Cultivation Innovative Projects. One student won national scholarship. In 2008, 5 graduate dissertations have been collected into the conference proceedings of 2008 International Convention on Science, Education and Medicine in Sport.Many master degree candidates have published papers in the core academic journals, such as China Sport Science and Journal of Beijing Sport University. Many graduates have become leaders and backbones in universities.
We are equipped with first-class modern stadiums, including Comprehensive Gymnasium, Natatorium, Synthetic Racetracks and Basketball Court, Volleyball Court and Tennis Court. Besides, we have a batch of modern experimental facilities like Human Movement Science Laboratory, the Key Laboratory of Biotechnology for Medical Plant of Jiangsu Province (shared with School of Life Sciences), which totally could meet teachers and students’ demands of teaching,training and scientific research.