Head and principal investigator

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Dražen Čular PhD, (No: 332580)

 

Dražen Čular, PhD, proffesor and Dean’s consultant for the development and implementation of modern technologies at the Faculty of Kinesiology at University of Split, born on 10 May 1970 in Split, married, father of two children, Croat, Croatian citizen, Croatian Defender-Volunteer of the Homeland War. From 2000 to 2007 PE teacher at Secondary school J. Pupačić in Omiš. The overall number of citations of papers published in the WoS database is 4 and citations without self-citations 2, with the h-index 1, according to the data in WoS on 16 November 2013. He has participated as a presenter at 4 international scientific conferences, had 8 invited lectures at professional conferences. He is the author and principal investigator of 12 projects/programmes, and editor of 2 university textbooks, co-author of 1 expert study. He is a roller skating instructor, IVSS skiing instructor, international taekwondo instructor, state champion, holder of the 5th Dan black belt, founder of several taekwondo clubes, licenced coach and the examiner for ranks at the Croatian taekwondo federation, the member of the assembly at the Croatian Olympic committee and the Executive board at the Split federation of sports, the former team leader of the sport climbing junior Croatian national team and the selector of the para taekwondo and student taekwondo Croatian national team, the head of the Professional studies department at the Faculty of Kinesiology in Split (2012-2013). Vice Dean at the Faculty of Kinesiology at University of Split

List of participation in financed projects/programmes:

  • 2014. – 2017. Autor and principal investigator on the project: Anaerobic capacities in kicking combat sports , Croatian science fundation project, No: 6524
  • 2010 – 2013 / external assistant on the project Measuring motor skills in kinesiology , MZOS (315-1773397-333), by Đurđica Miletić, Ph.D, the principal investigator
  • Author and the principal coordinator on the project by MZOŠ (007-02/06-04/00410) Noninstitutionalized education of children and adolescents: Sport climbing school, sport-climbing league of elementary schools and training of professional personnel at county Splitsko-dalmatinska (2006)
  • Author and the principal coordinator on the project by MZOŠ (007-02/06-04/00354) Noninstitutionalized education of children and adolescents: Rollerskating school-rollerskating league of elementary schools at Splitsko-dalmatinska county and the training of professional personnel (2006)
  • Author and the principal coordinator on the project by MZOŠ (007-02/09-04/00041) Noninstitutionalized education of children and adolescents: Pirates of Omiš Summer Education Camp (2009)
  • Author and the principal coordinator on the project by the Kinesiology and Sport Institute co-financed by the Town of Split (500-01/07-01/0429): By exercising in the old age to another youth (2007)
  • One of the two principal coordinator on the project by Sportske novosti (sports daily), Podravka (food factory) and Croatian Sport Federation at Visoka Elementary School: Čokolino combined athletic events (2008)
  • One of the two principal coordinator on the pilot study by European Olympic Committee, Croatian Olympic Committee and Croatian Sport Federation at Visoka Elementary School: Get Up & Go (2008)
  • Author and the principal coordinator on the programme by MZOŠ, Open School: Winter School of Sport Climbing for the pupils at Don Lovre Katić Elementary School at Solin (2006)
  • Author and the principal coordinator on the programme by MZOŠ, Open School: Summer School of Sport Climbing for the pupils at Josip Pupačić Elementary School (2007)
  • Author and the principal coordinator on the programme by MZOŠ, Open School: Summer School of Sport Climbing for the pupils at Josip Pupačić Elementary School (2008)
  • Author and principal coordinator on the programme by MZOŠ, Open School: Summer school of roller-skating (2008)
  • Author and principal coordinator on the programme by MZOŠ, Open School: Summer school of roller-skating (2009)

Organisation of scientific and professional conferences

  • 30 January 2008 (Split) As the head of the County Professional Board, he organized a training conference for PE secondary school teachers of county Splitsko-dalmatinska at Visoka Elementary School and invited a lecture titled: Speedminton – fast badminton
  • 28 May 2008 (Trogir) As the head of the County Professional Board, he organized a training conference for the PE secondary school teachers of county Splitsko-dalmatinska in the Town gym in Trogir.
  • 7 November 2008 (Split) As the head of the County Professional Board, he organized a training conference for PE elementary and secondary school teachers of county Splitsko-dalmatinska at Visoka Elementary School and invited lecture titled: Sport Climbing at PE lessons
    Member of th e organisational board of the 4th International scientific congress “Contemporary kinesiology” in Split, 24 – 26 August 2012

Books and expert studies

  • On of the editors of the university textbook Aesthetic movement, author: Đurđica Miletić, PhD (2007).
  • Co-author of expert study designed for the Public institution Sports objects Split, entitled: „Study on the possibilities of using the devastated athletic storage of „Poljud“ for athletic purposes“ (2007).
  • Editor of the university textbook Judo–Theory and methodology, author: Saša Krstulović, PhD (2010).
  • Member of the editorial board of the Monograph of the Faculty of Kinesiology of University of Split (2013).

Invited lectures

  • 30 March 2005 invited lecture at the teachers’ conference in Sinj on Informatization in the area of kinesiological education (in the Catalogue of professional conferences for school year 2004/05 under nuber 165).
  • 2 April 2005 invited lecture at the teachers’ conference in Sinj on Informatization in the area of kinesiological education (in the Catalogue of professional conferences for school year 2004/05 under nuber 164).
  • 28 August 2005 2005 invited lecture at the teachers’ conference in Sinj on Some possibilities of applying informatics achievements in the area of physical education in the area of education (in the Catalogue of professional conferences for school year 2004/05 under nuber 166).
  • 29 August 2005 invited lecture at the teachers’ conference in Metković on Possibilities of applying informatics achievements in the area of physical education in the area of education (in the Catalogue of professional conferences for school year 2004/05 under nuber 166).
  • 4 and 5 January 2007 invited lecture at the teachers’ conference in Dugopolje on Informatization in the area of physical education (in the Catalogue of professional conferences for school year 2006/07 under number 409).
  • 10/11/12/ April 2007 invited lecture at the Inter-County conference of physical education teachers in Sinj on: Examples of new extracurricular activities in the educational area of physical education.
  • 25 October 2007 invited lecture at the National conference of the Head members of the county professional boards, counsellors and mentors of PE in Sinj on Speedminton in physical education classes.
  • 10 December 2008 invited lecture at the teachers’ conference in Kaštel Sućurac on Practical examples – plan, programme, lesson plans and grading in PE.

Awards and acknowledgements

  • Acknowledged by the European Budo Council for his contribution in education and development of Martial arts on 25 August 2007.
  • Priznanje za postignute rezultate na Olimpijskim igrama 2012. god. u Londonu i izniman doprinos promociji Kineziološkog fakulteta Sveučilišta u Splitu (24.08.2012.)
  • Priznanje za izniman doprinos razvoju borilačkih vještina  – primljen u Atrium Hall of fame of Martial arts.-(03. srpanj 2014.)

Published scientific papers