Alma Mater
ISSN 1026-955X
Vestnik Vysshey Shkoly (Higher School Herald)
The best way to learn all about Higher Education


Social health of modern Russian students (example SWSU)

E.A. Prelikova
80,00 Р

UDC 316.6:614         


E.A. Prelikova is Cand. Sci. (Sociology), Ass. Prof. at South-West State University, Kursk city e-mail:


Researched is the problem of social health of modern Russian students, based on example of students of South-West state university. The paper reflects results of the author’s sociological research, which allows to assess the level of development of social health components. Types of activities that contribute to socialization of SWSU students, formation of their active life position, self-awareness, communication systems and responsibility for the work performed are identified. The motives of students’ participation in public activities are studied.

Key words: higher education, social health, socially significant activities, students, socialization, research.



1. Charter (Constitution) of the world health organization. URL:

2. Larionova, I.S. Health as a social value. Moscow, 2004.

3. Izutkin, D.A. Analysis of approaches to the concept of “health” in foreign sociology. Sociology of medicine. 2011. No. 2 (19). P. 10–14.

4. Amosov, N.M. Ruminations on health. Moscow, 1987.

5. Nikiforov, G.S. Psychology of health: the history of formation and basic concepts. Physical, mental and social health. Health and life path of a person. Psychological prevention, assistance and rehabilitation: children, adolescents, adults. Moscow, 2003.

6. Kolpina, L.V. Theoretical and methodological foundations of research on social health of the individual. Moscow, 2009.

7. Gafiatullina, N.Kh. Sociological analysis of conceptual models of social health of the individual. Don engineering bulletin. 2013. Vol. 27. No 4. P. 100–110.

8. Anisimov, E.I., Kireeva, N.N. Social health of students. Bulletin of Saint Petersburg university. Series 12: Psychology. Sociology. Pedagogy. 2009. No. 1-1. P. 165–182.

9. Stepanova, G.B. Health, self-realization and life satisfaction in the views of modern students. Children and youth are the future of Russia. 2004. No 1-1. P. 193–200.

10. Vorvul, A.O., Babchenko, A.O., Babchenko, A.A., Ilyin, M.Yu. Formation of social activity of students in socially significant activities. In: Professionally oriented volunteering: interprofessional interaction. Kursk, 2019. P. 50–54.

11. Vedernikova, L.V., Byrdina, O.G., Рovoroznyuk, O.A. Social health of students: the essence, structure and main directions of its formation. Siberian pedagogical journal. 2015. No. 2. Р. 117–121.

12. Prelikova, E.A. Sociological aspect of combining students’ studies in higher education and work. Alma mater (Vestnik vysshei shkoly). 2020. No 3. P. 14–18. DOI: 10.20339/AM.03-20.014

13. Bazhenova, N.G. Features of social activity of students involved in social activities. Proceedings of the Russian State Pedagogical University n.a. A.I. Herzen. 2015. No. 177. P. 146–154.

14. Prelikova, E.A., Yushin, V.V., Zotov, V.V. Management of local community social capital when solving the problems of urban environment pollution with solid municipal waste. In: IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science. Ser.: International Science and Technology Conference “Earth Science, Chapter 2”. 2020. Р. 032065.

15. Irkutsk residents’ opinions on topical issues of the modern world and Russia. URL:

16. Litvinchuk, I.N. Value orientations and self-actualization of youth in intercultural interaction: Crimean context. Alma mater (Vestnik vysshei shkoly). 2020. No. 5. P. 58–63. DOI: 10.20339/AM.05-20.058



This work was supported by a grant from the President of the RF for state support of young Russian scientists МК-788.2020.6.