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Work experience

2009 - Present

College / university teaching professional

Faculty of Medicine, Department of Human Physiology and Biochemistry

Education and training

2004 - 2008

Dr. med.

Rīga Stradiņš University

1991 - 1997

Medical Doctor’s Diploma

The Medical Academy of Latvia

Achievements

Continuing education a.o. qualification upgrade

8.06.2016. Preparation of different videolectures - experience of the Wolverhampton University. RSU Centre for Educational Growth​. Riga, Latvia. Certificate. 8 academic hours

31.03.2016. - 5.05.2016. Methods of the evaluation of study results. RSU Centre for Educational Growth​. Riga, Latvia. Certificate. 9 academic hours

25.06.2015. - 30.07.2015. Basics for the preparation of video films and multimedia educational resources. RSU Centre for Educational Growth​. Riga, Latvia. Certificate. 22 academic hours

20.10.2014. - 21.10.2014. OMI satelite symposium in medical education. The Open Medical Institute and Riga Stradiņš university. Riga, Latvia. Certificate. 16 academic hours.

4.06.2014. Problem based learning in higher education: integration of the method in study process. RSU Faculty of continuing education. Riga, Latvia. Certificate. 4 academic hours.

10.04.2013. - 12.04.2013. Cardiopulmonary Exercise testing. Hoechberg, Germany. Confirmation of participation.

26.03.2013. Use of SPSS program in medical data processing. RSU Faculty of continuing education. Riga, Latvia. Certificate. 8 academic hours

Field of research

  • Respiratory physiology,
  • Effect of physical activity on body composition.

Supervised study course

Physiology

Normal physiology

Physiology

Lectured study course

Physiology

Normal Physiology

Normal Physiology

Physiology

Supervised and reviewed student research papers

Supervised:

doctoral theses: 1

Reviewed:

doctoral theses:1

Publications

Research articles​​

Dietary behaviour in students with different body fat percent / R.Lagzdiņa, L.Blumfelds, M.Rumaka, L.Aberberga-Augškalne // Proceedings of the Latvian Academy of Sciences. Sect.B. - Vol.67, Nr.4/5 (2013), 363.-366.lpp. - Kopsav. latviešu val. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā.

Accuracy of self-estimated body weight-height relationship in students / M.Rumaka, R.Lagzdiņa, L.Blumfelds, L.Aberberga-Augškalne // Collection of Scientific Papers 2011 : Research articles in medicine & pharmacy / Rīga Stradiņš University. - Riga, 2012. - P.114-120.

Ādas autofluorescences spektrometrija / K.Rozniece, I.Hartmane, M.Rumaka, J.Lesiņš // Latvijas Ārsts. - Nr.11 (2012), 64.-67.lpp.

Body mass and body composition in students / M.Rumaka, R.Lagzdina, L.Aberberga-Augskalne, L.Blumfelds, N.Limba // Research articles in medicine & pharmacy, 2009 / Rīga Stradiņš University. - Riga, 2010. - P.83-88.

Abstracts​​

Irisīna koncentrācija serumā un tā saistība ar īslaicīgu fizisku slodzi un ķermeņa uzbūves rādītājiem / R.Lagzdiņa, M.Rumaka, G.Krieviņa, P.Tretjakovs // 2016.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2016.g. 17.-18.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2016. - 99.lpp.

Blumfelds, Leons. Transportlīdzekļu vadītāju paaugstināta miegainība dažādos laika periodos / L.Blumfelds, M.Rumaka, R.Lagzdiņa // 2015.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2015.g. 26.-27.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2015. - 136.lpp.

Lagzdiņa, Rudīte. Analysis of energy expenditure in adults using Actiheart and self-administered questionnaire / R.Lagzdiņa, M.Rumaka // Joint Meeting of the FEPS and Baltic Physiological Societies (FEPS 2015) (Kaunas, Lithuania, Aug.26-29, 2015) : Abstracts. - Kaunas, 2015. - P.79-80.

Lagzdiņa, Rudīte. Diennakts kustību aktivitātes un enerģijas patēriņa analīze pieaugušajiem / R.Lagzdiņa, M.Rumaka // 2015.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2015.g. 26.-27.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2015. - 79.lpp.

Rumaka, Maija. Search for criteria that allow shortening of pupillography sleepiness test time / M.Rumaka, L.Blumfelds, R.Lagzdiņa // Joint Meeting of the FEPS and Baltic Physiological Societies (FEPS 2015) (Kaunas, Lithuania, Aug.26-29, 2015) : Abstracts. - Kaunas, 2015. - P.109.

Walking activity and its association with self-evaluated physical activity of students / R.Lagzdina, M.Rumaka, L.Blumfelds, L.Aberberga-Augskalne // Acta Kinesiologiae Universitatis Tartuensis / University of Tartu. - Tartu, 2014. - Suppl. : Abstracts of the 7th Conference of BSSS (Tartu, Estonia, May 7-9, 2014), p.121.

Walking activity of students and its association with body composition / M.Rumaka, R.Lagzdina, L.Blumfelds, L.Aberberga-Augskalne // 1st Meeting of the Baltic Physiological Societies (Kaunas, Lithuania, May 10-11, 2013) : Program and Abstracts / Lithuanian Physiological Society. - Kaunas, 2013. - P.43.

Dietary behaviour in students with different body fat percent / R.Lagzdina, M.Rumaka, L.Blumfelds, L.Aberberga-Augskalne // International Conference "Nutrition and health" (Riga, Latvia, Sept.4-6, 2012) : Book of Abstracts / Riga Stradiņš University, University of Latvia, Latvia University of Agriculture. - Riga, 2012. - P.53.

Gender differences in dietary behaviour between students with different fat percent : [abstract] / R.Lagzdina, M.Rumaka, L.Blumfelds, L.Aberberga-Augskalne // Acta physiologica. - Vol.206, Suppl.691 (2012, Aug.), p.113. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā.

Laser-induced skin autofluorescence relationship to blood volume changes in arm arteries / M.Rumaka, J.Lesins, K.Rozniece, I.Ferulova // 2012.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2012.g. 29.-30.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2012. - 151.lpp.

Staigāšanas aktivitātes analīze studentiem / M.Rumaka, R.Lagzdiņa, L.Blumfelds, L.Aberberga-Augškalne // 2012.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2012.g. 29.-30.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2012. - 150.lpp.

Ar svaru saistītās ķermeņa uzbūves pašnovērtējuma precizitāte studentiem / L.Blumfelds, M.Rumaka, R.Lagzdiņa, L.Aberberga-Augškalne // 2011.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2011.g. 14.-15.aprīlī) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2011. - 141.lpp.

Explicit risk factors in Latvian young adults with increased body mass index and body fat percentage / M.Rumaka, L.Aberberga-Augskalne, A.Strode ...[et al.] // Diabetes Obesity & Metabolism. - Vol.12, Suppl.1 (2010, Oct.), p.86. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā.

Contacts

Colleagues

Jānis Gardovskis
Head of the Unit, Academic Staff, Chair of the Senate
Ilze Grope
Dean, Academic Staff
Sandra Lejniece
Dean, Head of Study Programme
Gunta Lazdāne
Academic Staff, Director
Edvīns Miklaševičs
Academic Staff, Director
Gunta Ancāne
Head of the Department, Academic Staff
Maija Eglīte
Head of the Department, Academic Staff
Dace Gardovska
Head of the Department, Academic Staff, Director of Strategic Relations
Ilona Hartmane
Academic Staff
Regīna Kleina
Academic Staff
Juta Kroiča
Head of the Department, Academic Staff, Deputy Chair of the Senate
Gaida Krūmiņa
Academic Staff
Guna Laganovska
Head of the Department, Academic Staff
Ināra Logina
Academic Staff
Gunta Purkalne
Academic Staff, Leading Researcher
Ilze Štrumfa
Head of the Department, Academic Staff