The department at a high scientific and methodological level carries out the educational process and conducts scientific research.
Since 2008, the department was headed by doctor of pedagogical sciences, professor Andrushchishin I.F. The scientific studies of which are aimed at solving the psychological and pedagogical problems of training athletes. Under his leadership, a pleiad of highly qualified specialists was raised, namely, 4 Ph.D. theses, 5 dissertations for the degree of PhD, more than 30 master’s theses and more than 50 theses were defended.
In 2018 Dr. PhD A. B. Doshybekov received the Republican scholarship for young scientists. who is working on a new plan for scientific and innovative work.
In addition, Vice-Rector for Science, Postgraduate Education and International Relations KazAST, PhD Kulbaev AT works at the department as a senior lecturer.
At the moment, 9 PhD doctoral students are studying at the department. Lecturer of the department (Abildabekov SA) defended his doctoral thesis PhD at the National Academy of Sports of Bulgaria named after Vasila Levski. Teachers Belegova A.A., Berekbusunova G.M. In the target direction are studying in doctoral PhD at the Kazakh National University named after Abaya. The priority activity of the department is research activities, covering the widest range of theoretical, methodological and methodological problems of training athletes, educational and educational plans and programs.