H. S. Skovoroda Kharkiv National Pedagogical University, Ukraine
Doctor of Sciences (Physical Education and Sport), Full Professor
Oleg Khudolii was born in Liubotyn, Ukraine. He graduated with distinction from Kharkiv State Pedagogical Institute (1975), his specialization being physical training and qualification — physical education teacher.
After his military service, since 1977, he has been working at Kharkiv State Pedagogical Institute (now H. S. Skovoroda Kharkiv National Pedagogical University) as an instructor, a senior instructor (1984–1987), an associate professor (1987–1998), and a department head (since 1998). He held the position of Dean of the School of Physical Education and Sport (2012–2015). The researcher is currently working as the Head of the Department of Theory and Methods of Physical Education, Recreation and Rehabilitation Physical Training.
Oleg Khudolii’s main areas of research are the following: theory and methods of physical training, theory and methods of professional training of physical education teachers, theory and methods of training young gymnasts.
Doctoral thesis: Teoretyko-metodychni zasady systemy pidhotovky yunykh himnastiv 7–13 rokiv [Theory-Driven and Method-Based Principles of 7-13-Year-Old Gymnasts' Training System], 2011