On School of Medicine of V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University all conditions for physical development and preservation of health of students are created. Competitions for the Cup of Rector in mini football, basketball, table tennis and other sports are held on a constant basis in the University. University combined teams, which include students of School of Medicine every year take part in the student Spartakiad among High Educational Institutions of the Kharkiv region, in All-Ukrainian sport competitions and competitions on international level.
For the students which have a proper sports preparation there are sections in such sports as basketball, volleyball, boxing, kick-boxing, tennis, table tennis, fencing, soccer and mini football,athletics, weightlifting, fitness, sambo, orienteering, chess and checkers, self-protection, water tourism.
All students of School of Medicine are able to engage in physical training during the whole period of education under the direction of skilled instructors of Department of Physical Education of University by using modern sports equipment.
A number of measures are held to preserve and strengthen health of students due to the initiative of President of Karazin University Professor V. S. Bakirov. Thus School of Medicine represented by the scientific and pedagogical staff, clinicians and students of Scientific Community of School of Medicine is the executor of the university program "Health of Students”; during the implementation of the university program the number of preventive measures have been developed to preserve and improve the health of students, form the moral, physical and mentally healthy generation.