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Work experience

2018 - Present

Head of department

Head of Theory, Pedagogy, Psychology and Pedagogical Practice Department in Latvian Academy of sports education

2018 - Present

Head of the study programme

Head of the study programme "Health Sport" in Riga Stradins university

2015 - Present

Assistant professor

​Department of Sports and Nutrition, Faculty of Public Health and Social Welfare, Rīga Stradiņš University

2014 - Present

Lecturer

Agency of Sport Education

2013 - Present

Lecturer

Latvian Centre of Coaches Further Education

2012 - Present

Assistant professor

Department of Heavy Athletics, Latvian Academy of Sport Education

2008 - 2012

Lecturer

Department of Heavy Athletics, Latvian Academy of Sport Education

2003 - 2008

Assistant

Department of Heavy Athletics, Latvian Academy of Sport Education

2006 - 2007

Senior desk officer

General Education Quality Evaluation Agency

Education and training

2006 - 2011

Dr. paed. (http://termini.lza.lv/article.php? id=8)

Latvian Academy of Sport Education

2004 - 2006

Master’s degree of Sport pedagogy

Latvian Academy of Sport Education

1999 - 2004

Bachelors degree in Sport Pedagogy, qualification of Sports teacher and Heavy athletics coach

Latvian Academy of Sport Education

1987 - 1998

Secondary edication

Karlis Videnieks 77th secondary school

Achievements

Continuing education a.o. qualification upgrade

1.Latvian Coaches Further Education Center. Martial arts coaches seminar. 20 academic hours. Certificate 268 Riga, 5 - 6.06. 2010.

2.LASE Professional Development Center. Martial arts and heavy athletics coaches seminar. 14 academic hours. Certificate 7764, Riga 02.-03.04.2011.

3.LASE​ Professional Development Center. Seminar "Current events in modern boxing." 8 academic hours. Certificate 8200, Riga 2011, 16 to 17 December.

4.LASE​ Professional Development Center. Bodybuilding and fitness trainers seminar. 6 academic hours. Certificate 8517, Riga, on 1 April 2012.

5.LASE​ Professional Development Center. Seminar "Physical training aspects of boxing." 6 academic hours. Certificate 8530, Riga, 2012 on 28 April.

6.LASE​ Professional Development Center. Seminar "Physical training aspects of weightlifting." 8 academic hours. Certificate ​8546, Riga, May 10, 2012

7.LASE​ Professional Development Center. Seminar "Current Issues in university didactics." 18 academic hours. Certificate​ 8906, Riga, 11th September 2012

8.LASE​ Professional Development Center. Seminar "Capacity for work and physical training aspects of the kettlebell sport elements". 8 academic hours. Certificate​ 9130, Riga, 7 December 2012

9.LASE​ Professional Development Center. Seminar "Current Issues university didactics (Module 3)." 4 academic hours. Certificate​ 9238, Riga, 14 January 2013

10.LASE​ Professional Development Center. Seminar "Current Issues university didactics (4, 5 module)." 16 academic hours. Certificate​ 9749, Riga, 2013, June 28,

11.LASE​ Professional Development Center. Seminar "Current Issues university didactics (6, 7, 8, 9 .. module)." 14 academic hours. Certificate​ 10014, Riga, November 20, 2013

12.LASE​ Professional Development Center. Seminar "Overall physical training with kettlebell." 8 academic hours. Certificate​ 9989, Riga, on 6 December 2013

13.Theory and health issues in heavy athletics and martial arts. 4 hours. Certificate​10415. 06 September 2014.

14. Professional Development Center. Seminar "Current Issues university didactics (26, 27, 28. module)." 9 academic hours. Certificate 13682, Riga, June 29, 2016.​

Sports performance and recovery


  • Local vibrostimulation;
  • Conditioning in performance sports and everyday activities.

Lectured study course

RFF1 Cardio and strength trainers

RFF2 Cardio and strength trainers​

VSS2 Strength trainers

Cardiac Fitness and Strength Training Equipment

Development and Defence of Bachelor_s Thesis

Exercises of Fitness Various Methods

Kettlebell Lifting, Powerlifting and Weightlifting

Sports for Health 1

Strength Training Equipment

Strength Training Theory and Practice

Theory and Methodology of Sports and Training

Supervised and reviewed student research papers

Supervised:

Master's theses: 3

Bachelor's theses: 21

qualification papers: 4

Reviewed:

Master's theses: 4

Bachelor's theses: 32

Memberships

Latvian Powerlifting federation, member of the board.

Publications

Research articles

1.Čupriks L., Ciematnieks U., Knipše G., Vidze A., Saulīte S., Lesčinskis M. "Muscle strength characteristics of Latvian weightlifters in single joint movements"" "LASE Journal of Sport Science". Semiannual/December 2011 Vol.2 Nr.2, P. 4. – 13. Indexed in IndexCopernicus, ISSN 1691-7669

2.Ciematnieks U., Čupriks L., Lesčinskis M., Saulīte S. „Effectiveness of local vibration training in increasing the knee joint extension strength in isokinetic regime". "LASE Journal of Sport Science". Semiannual/June 2011 Vol.2 Nr.1, P. 34. – 46. Indexed in IndexCopernicus, ISSN 1691-7669

3.Uģis Ciematnieks, Nauris Ķeizāns, Sandis Prūsis, Leonīds Čupriks. "Vibrostimulation in bobsleigh" LASE Journal of Sport Science. Semiannual/June 2011 Vol.2 Nr.1, P. 3 – 11. Indexed in IndexCopernicus, ISSN 1691-7669

4.Krauksts V., Ciematnieks U., Cupriks L., Nemcenko A. Local vibration in strength development. LASE Scientific Journal of Sport Science 2010. 2010, Riga, p. 53 – 58. ISSN 1691-5860

5.Uģis Ciematnieks, Leonīds Čupriks, Māris Lesčinskis, Sergejs Saulīte. „Lokālās vibrostimulācijas ietekme uz galvas smadzeņu viļņu frekvenču spektru" „Sabiedrība, integrācija, izglītība". 2011.gada 27.-28.maijs. 1 daļa: „Augstskolu pedagoģija, Sociālā un speciālā pedagoģija, Veselība un sports". Rēzekne, Latvija. Lpp. 569. – 575. ISSN 1691-5887

6.Māris Lesčinskis, Gundega Knipše, Leonīds Čupriks, Alberts Bagojans, Uģis Ciematnieks, Sandra Rozenštoka, Agnese Lāce. LU zinātniskie raksti, 773. sējums. "Antropometrijas parametru un izturības spēju sakarība ar cikliskajām kustībām".Rīga, 2011. lpp. 35. - 40. ISNN 1407-2157, ISBN 978-9984-45-428-3

7.Māris Lesčinskis, Leonīds Čupriks, Uģis Ciematnieks, Sergejs Saulīte. „Svarbumbu cēlāju funkcionālās sagatavotības dinamika dažādos treniņu periodos" „Sabiedrība, integrācija, izglītība". 2011.gada 27.-28.maijs. 1 daļa: „Augstskolu pedagoģija, Sociālā un speciālā pedagoģija, Veselība un sports". Rēzekne, Latvija. Lpp. 648. – 657. ISSN 1691-5887

8.Ciematnieks U., Čupriks L., Lesčinskis M., Čuprika A., Krauksts V. „Treniņu līdzekļu variativitātes ietekme uz muskuļu miometriskajiem parametriem". LSPA zinātniskie raksti 2009, Rīga, 2009. Lpp 341. – 351. ISBN 978-9983-9204-3-6

9.Lesčinskis M., Čupriks L., Ciematnieks U. Correlation between anthropometry of forearm and endurance indicators in kettlebell snatch. LASE Journal of Sport Science, 2012 Vol.3.Nr.1

10.Publikācija Rēzeknes augstskolas izdevumā „Sabiedrība, integrācija, izglītība". Leonīds Čupriks, Uģis Ciematnieks, Gundega Knipše, Aleksandra Čuprika, Māris Lesčinskis, Sergejs Saulīte. Latvijas svarcēlāju muskuļu funkcionālās īpatnības, lpp. 541 – 550., ISSN 1691-5887

Abstracts

1.Lescinskis M., Cupriks L., Ciematnieks U. Rozenstoka S. „Endurance ability characteristics of kettlebell lifters" 3rd International Scientific Conference „Physical Culture and Sport in Universities 2010" Proceedings of International Conference Palanga, Lithuania, 2010. P. 241 – 243. ISSN 2029-4840

2.G. Knipše, L. Čupriks, U. Ciematnieks, A. Čuprika, M. Lesčinskis. LU zinātniskie raksti 750. sējums. „Vēdera muskulatūras elektromiogrāfiskā aktivitāte fizisko vingrinājumu laikā". Rīga, 2009. Lpp. 245. – 252. ISSN 1407-2157

3.Саулите С.А., Чуприк Л.В., Циематниекс У.В., Лесчинский М. Я., Федотова В.А. Контроль силовой подготовки при изометрическом режиме в восточных единоборствах. Проблемы развития физическойкультуры и спорта в новом тысячелетии: материалы 9-й Всеросийской научно-практической конференции, 24-25 мая 2011 г., г. Кемерево / отв.ред. Л.П. Салтымакова. – Кемерево: Кузбассвузиздат, 2011. 104 – 108 с. ISBN 978-5-202-01013-2

4.Лесчинский М. Я., Чуприк Л. В., Циематниекс У. В., Саулите С. А. „Анализ работоспособности гиревиков на протяжении годового цикла" Актуальные проблемы теории и методики физической культуры, спорта и туризма. Материалы IV международной научно-практической конференции молодых ученых Минск (Республика Беларусь) 2011. C. 42 – 44. ISBN 978-985-6953-69-2

5.M.Lescinskis, L.Cupriks, U.Ciematnieks, S.Saulīte, S.Rozenstoka, A.Lāce. "Dynamicsof forearm muscle prameters and competition exercises of kettlebell lifters in different training periods".Acta kinesiologiae universitatis tartuensis. Volume 16, Fourth Baltic Conference in Exercise and Sport Sciences. Abstract. Tartu, Estonia. 2011. P. 43. ISSN 1406-9822

6.U. Ciematnieks, L. Čupriks, N. Ķeizāns, M. Lesčinskis, S. Saulīte. „Immediate effect of vibrostimulation" Acta kinesiologiae universitatis tartuensis. Volume 16, Fourth Baltic Conference in Exercise and Sport Sciences. Abstract. Tartu, Estonia. 2011. P. 76. ISSN 1406-9822

7.S. Saulite, L. Cupriks, V. Fedotova, U. Ciematnieks, M. Lescinskis „Developing of kicking speed qualities in taekwon-do". Acta kinesiologiae universitatis tartuensis. Volume 16, Fourth Baltic Conference in Exercise and Sport Sciences. Abstract. Tartu, Estonia. 2011. P. 58. ISSN 1406-9822

8.Uģis Ciematnieks, Nauris Ķeizāns, Leonīds Čupriks, Māris Lesčinskis, Sergejs Saulīte. „Local vibrostimulation in bobsleigh". Актуальные проблемы теории и методики физической культуры, спорта и туризма. Материалы IV международной научно-практической конференции молодых ученых Минск (Республика Беларусь) 2011. C. 83 – 85. ISBN 978-985-6953-69-2

9.Lesčinskis M., Čupriks L., Ciematnieks U. „LSPA studentu fiziskās sagatavotības vērtējuma analīze 2005. /2006. – 2008. /2009. studiju gadu beigās" Zinātniski metodisko rakstu krājums „Sporta izglītības aktualitātes" Liepāja, 2011. Lpp. 26. – 35. ISBN 978-9984-864-32-7

10.Ciematnieks U., Lesčinskis M., Čupriks L. „Vibrostimulācijas tūlītējs efekts bobslejā". Zinātniski metodisko rakstu krājums „Sporta izglītības aktualitātes" Liepāja, 2011. Lpp. 4. – 9. ISBN 978-9984-864-32-7

11.Cupriks L., Ciematnieks U., Lescinskis. M., Cuprika A. "Blockschemes in heavy athletics training process", 11th International Conference of Sport Kinetics "Current and future directions in human kinetics research", Kallithea, Chalkidiki, Greece, 2009.P.305-306. ISBN 978-96088403-2-4

12.М. Я. Лесчинский, А. Т. Лаце*, Л. В. Чуприк, У. В. Циематниекс, С. А. Саулите „Cостояние респираторной системы у спортсменов гиревиков" V Международный конгресс "Человек, спорт, здоровье" Санкт-Петербург (Россия). Материалы конгресса. 2011. C. 214 – 215. ISBN 978-5-91021-002-2

13.М. Я. Лесчинский, С. Т. Розенштока*, Л. В. Чуприк, С. А. Саулите, У. В. Циематниекс „Динамика частоты сердечных сокращений в разные периоды подготовки в гиревом спорте" V Международный конгресс "Человек, спорт, здоровье" Санкт-Петербург. Материалы конгресса. 2011. C. 212 – 213. ISBN 978-5-91021-002-2

14.М. Я. Лесчинский, Л. В. Чуприк, У. В. Циематниекс, А. C. Багоян*, С. А. Саулите „Анализ работоспособности гиревиков в макроцикле" V Международный конгресс "Человек, спорт, здоровье" Санкт-Петербург (Россия). Материалы конгресса. 2011. C. 215 – 216. ISBN 978-5-91021-002-2

15.С.А. Саулите, Л.В. Чуприк, У.В. Циематниекс, М.Я. Лесчинский, Г.А. Глазков, В.А.Федотова „Контроль силовой подготовки таэквондистов 12-14 лет" V Международный конгресс "Человек, спорт, здоровье" Санкт-Петербург (Россия). Материалы конгресса. 2011. C. 225 – 226. ISBN 978-5-91021-002-2

16.С.А. Саулите, Л.В. Чуприк, В.А.Федотова, М.Я. Лесчинский, У.В. Циематниекс „Взаимосвязь антропометрических и биомеханических параметров удара ногой в таэквон-до итф" V Международный конгресс "Человек, спорт, здоровье" Санкт-Петербург (Россия). Материалы конгресса. 2011. C. 226 – 227. ISBN 978-5-91021-002-2

17.S.A. Saulite, V.A. Fedotova, L.V. Cupriks, M.J. Lescinskis, U.V. Ciematnieks. „Development dynamics of speed qualities in kicking among 12-14 years old taekwondo athletes" V Международный конгресс "Человек, спорт, здоровье" Санкт-Петербург (Россия). Материалы конгресса. 2011. C. 200. ISBN 978-5-91021-002-2

18.Ugis Ciematnieks, Leonids Cupriks, Maris Lescinskis, Sergejs Saulite. „Muscle frequency dynamics by the influence of vibrostimulation". V Международный конгресс "Человек, спорт, здоровье" Санкт-Петербург (Россия). Материалы конгресса. 2011. C. 196 – 197. ISBN 978-5-91021-002-2

19.Ugis Ciematnieks, Leonids Cupriks, Maris Lescinskis, Sergejs Saulite. „Influence of vibration to muscle biomechanical abilities". V Международный конгресс "Человек, спорт, здоровье" Санкт-Петербург (Россия). Материалы конгресса. 2011. C. 195 – 196. ISBN 978-5-91021-002-2

20.Ugis Ciematnieks, Maris Lescinskis, Leonids Cupriks, Sergejs Saulite. „Vibrostimulation in bobsleigh push„V Международный конгресс "Человек, спорт, здоровье" Санкт-Петербург (Россия). Материалы конгресса. 2011. C. 197 – 198. ISBN 978-5-91021-002-2

21.Lesčinskis M., Čupriks L., Ciematnieks U. „LSPA studentu fiziskā sagatavotība 2005. /2006. – 2008. /2009. studiju gadu sākumā" Liepājas Universitāte. „Sporta izglītības aktualitātes" Zinātniski metodisko rakstu krājums. Liepāja, 2010. Lpp. 32. – 37. ISBN 978-9984-864-32-7

22.Krauksts V., Cupriks L., Ciematnieks U., Nemcenko A. "Effectiveness of local vibration training for increasing strength expressions in knee extension in isokinetic mode". 3rd Baltic sport science conference "Physical activity and sport in changing society: Research, theory, practice and management", 2010, Riga, Latvia, 89 - 90.lpp ISBN 978-9984-9204-6-7; ISSN 1691-6220

23.Ciematnieks U., Čupriks L. "Research of Functional Competences and Physical Abilities in Latvian Academy of Sport Education" 5-th Baltic sport science conference „Current issues and new ideas in sport science". 2012, Kaunas, Lithuania, p.49. ISBN 978-609-8040-70-8

24.Lesčinskis M., Ciematnieks U., Glazkovs G., Bagojans A. 5-th Baltic sport science conference „Current issues and new ideas in sport science" „Forearm muscles parameters model of 1st sport class kettlebell lifters" Kaunas, Lithuania, 2012. P. 133. ISBN 978-609-8040-70-8

25.Ciematnieks U., Saulīte S., Lesčinskis M. 5-th Baltic sport science conference „Current issues and new ideas in sport science" Abstracts „Duration of local vibrostimulation effect" Kaunas, Lithuania, 2012.P.45. ISBN 978-609-8040-70-8

26.Čupriks L., Ciematnieks U., Vidze A., Lesčinskis M., Saulīte S. 5-th Baltic sport science conference „Current issues and new ideas in sport science" „Muscle functional state characteristics of Latvian weightlifters" Kaunas, Lithuania, 2012. P. 48. ISBN 978-609-8040-70-8

27.Ciematnieks U., Čupriks L., Pimenovs A., Glazkovs G. 5-th Baltic sport science conference „Current issues and new ideas in sport science". Dynamic of muscle electric potential in exposure of local vibrostimulation. Kaunas, Lithuania, p. 44. ISBN 978-609-8040-70-8

28.Saulīte S., Čupriks Č., Fedotova V., Visochina N., Ciematnieks U., Glazkovs G. 5-th Baltic sport science conference „Current issues and new ideas in sport science". Reaction time of preparation for side kick in taekwon-do. Kaunas, Lithuania, p. 188. ISBN 978-609-8040-70-8

29.Lescinskis M., Ciematnieks U., Saulite S., Bagojans A. „Dynamics of forearm muscles parameters of kettlebell lifters applying different training methods" Материалы Международной научно-практической конференции (Минск, 23–24 мая 2012 г.) C. 165 – 168. ISBN 978-985-7023-30-1, ISBN 978-985-7023-28-8

30.Māris Lesčinskis, Leonīds Čupriks, Uģis Ciematnieks, Sergejs Saulīte, Genadijs Glazkovs. „LSPA studentu fiziskās sagatavotības dinamikas izmaiņas atkarībā no praktiski metodisko nodarbību apjoma" „Sabiedrība, integrācija, izglītība". Starptautiskās zinātniskās konferences materiāli 2012.gada 25.-26.maijs. 2 daļa: „Sociālā un speciālā pedagoģija, Veselība un sports". Rēzekne, Latvija. Lpp. 308. – 317. ISSN 1691-5887

31.Саулите С.А., Циематниек У.В., Лесчинский М.Я., Лукьянчук Д.В. Взаимосвязь спортивных результатов и значений индивидуальных биоритмов. Материалы IV российского форума «Педиатрия Санкт-Петербурга: опыт, инновации, достижения» 27-28 сентября 2012 года. Санкт-Петербург: ООО ИТЦ «Символ», 2012. С. 104-105.

32.Ciematnieks U., Čupriks L. Visualization of local vibrostimulation. 6th Baltic sport conference „Sport Science for sustainable society". Abstracts. Riga, Latvia, 2013.

Supervised study course

Developing and Planning Fitness Features with Fitness Tools

Development and Defense of the Bachelor_s Thesis

Kettlebell Lifting, Powerlifting and Weightlifting

Physiotherapy in Sports

Placement

State Examination

Strength Training Theory and Practice

Study Thesis I

Study Thesis II

The basics of sports club management

Theory and Methodology of Sports and Training

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