Tomas Bata University in Zlín

prof. PhDr. Ivo Jirásek, Ph.D.
Professor

prof. PhDr. Ivo Jirásek, Ph.D.

Department of School Education
E-mail: jirasek@utb.cz TEL: +420 576 032 053

He studied general education teacher training (Czech language – civics), philosophy and political science, habilitated in kinanthropology, and was also appointed professor in the field. He specializes in outdoor education in the discourse of experiential pedagogy, philosophical kinanthropology (philosophy of sport) and the phenomenon of spirituality and spiritual health. He founded and served as editor-in-chief of the Gymnasion, journal for experiential pedagogy until 2016, and long-time cooperated with the Vacation School of Lipnice – Outward Bound Czech Republic.


Teaching

Consulting hours

Thursday 17.00-18.00

Curriculum vitae

Education

1990: PdF UP Olomouc, general education teacher training Czech language - civics (Mgr.)

1995: FF UP Olomouc, philosophy – political science (Mgr.)

2000: FF UP Olomouc, philosophy (rigorous exam , PhDr.; thesis defense, PhD.)

2005: FTK UP Olomouc, kinanthropology (habilitation, doc.)

2010: FTK UP Olomouc, kinanthropology (appointment procedure, prof.)

Process of employment

1994-1995: Ad Fontes Foundation, Ostrava, Project Manager

1995: Labor Office, Prostějov, labor market analyst

1995-2005: Faculty of Physical Culture, Palacký University Olomouc, Senior Lecturer

2005-2010: Faculty of Physical Culture Olomouc, Associate Professor

2010: University of Polytechnics Jihlava, Academic (0.5)

2010-: Faculty of Physical Culture Olomouc, Professor (1,0)

2019-: Faculty of Humanities Tomas Bata University in Zlín, Professor (0,5)

Membership of expert organizations

The Foundation of Global Community Health, USA, Scientific Adviser since 2017

International Society for the Social Sciences of Sport, vice-president since 2009

European Association for the Philosophy of Sport, founding member since 2008, general secretary 2008-2011, non-delegate member of executive committee since 2011

Česká kinantropologická společnost (Czech Kinanthropologic Society), member since 1998, member of the Executive Committee since 2015

Česká pedagogická společnost (Czech Pedagogical Society), member since 2014

Česká olympijská akademie (Czech Olympic Academy), member since 2016

International Association for the Philosophy of Sport, member 2002-2016, site convenor annual conference 2005, member of the Executive Committee 2005-2007

British Philosophy of Sport Association, member 2002-2013

Membership of bodies

Scientific Council of Faculty of Physical Culture, Palacký University Olomouc, member since 2010

Scientific Council of Faculty of Physical Education and Sport, Komenský University Bratislava, Slovakia, member since 2015

Editorial board Physical culture and sport: studies and research, Poland, member since 2007

Editorial board Fizička kultura / Physical culture, Serbia, member since 2012

Editorial board Ido Movement for Culture. Journal of Martial Arts Anthropology, Poland, member since 2007

Editorial board Studia Humanistyczne, Poland, member since 2008

Editorial board Acta Facultatis Educationis Physicae Univeristatis Comenianae, Slovakia, member of International Scientific Board since 2018

Editorial board Acta Gymnica, member since 2010

Editorial board Česká kinantropologie (Czech Kinanthropology), member since 2012

Editorial board Tělesná kultura (Physical Culture), member since 2002

Editorial board Studia Sportiva, member since 2007

Editorial board Logos Polytechnikos, member since 2010

Faculties and departments

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