Features of changes of the functional state of higher nervous activity of the students of higher educational medical institutions in the dynamics of the academic year

  • V. M. Moroz National Pirogov Memorial Medical University, Vinnytsya, Ukraine
  • S. Yu. Makarov National Pirogov Memorial Medical University, Vinnytsya, Ukraine
Keywords: students, medical institutions of higher education, higher nervous activity, functional state, changes in the dynamics of the academic year


In the structure of the most important components to ensure the optimal course of processes of psychophysiological adaptation of student’s youth, a special place occupies a degree of psychophysiological readiness of the organism to effectively mastering professionally meaningful skills and actions. The purpose of the study is to determine the peculiarities of changes in the leading indicators of the functional state of higher nervous activity of students of medical institutions of higher education in the dynamics of the academic year. Determination of the level of development of indicators of the functional state of higher nervous activity of students was conducted during the academic year with the use of the licensed computer complex “Efecton Studio”. Statistical processing of the received materials was carried out on the basis of the use of parametric methods using the program package of multidimensional statistical analysis “Statistica 6.1”. The obtained results confirm the presence of certain regularities. First, attention should be paid to the deterioration during the period of stay in institutions of higher education in the medical profile of the expression of such indicators of the functional state of higher nervous activity as the speed of simple and differentiated visual-motor reactions and the balance of nervous processes. Secondly, it is necessary to determine stable results in the dynamics of the academic year, which are characteristic of the indicators of mobility of the nervous processes. Thirdly, it should be emphasized that for indicators of speed of audio-motor reaction the most typical tendency is gradual improvement in the dynamics of time of stay in medical institutions of higher education. Such a variety of palettes of the studied indicators of the degree of development of the leading indicators of the functional state of higher nervous activity of the body of students and students requires to be taken into account when assessing the psychophysiological status of the subjects and the development of a set of diagnostic means for identifying the processes of forming the functional capabilities and adaptive resources of youth, who receive medical education.


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How to Cite
Moroz, V. M., & Makarov, S. Y. (2018). Features of changes of the functional state of higher nervous activity of the students of higher educational medical institutions in the dynamics of the academic year. Biomedical and Biosocial Anthropology, (31), 5-10. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.31393/bba31-2018-01