Journal of Learning Theory and Methodology <p>The <em>Journal of Learning Theory and Methodology</em> publishes didactic research papers in knowledge, abilities and skills development of children, adolescents, and students, which focus on motor and verbal learning.</p> <p><strong>The purpose of the journal</strong> is to provide scientific information and introduce the results of applied and fundamental research on didactics of motor and verbal learning, secondary and higher education, and learning psychology.</p> <p>ISSN 2708-7573 | eISSN 2708-7581</p> OVS LLC en-US Journal of Learning Theory and Methodology 2708-7573 Development of Distance Technologies in Physical Education of Students: Opportunities and Challenges <p><strong>Purpose.</strong> To identify the state of teaching “Physical Education” by means of distance technologies at the university.</p> <p><strong>Materials and methods.</strong> The study involved 3,726 first-year students of the Lviv Polytechnic National University<span class="Apple-converted-space"> </span>of all educational-and-scientific institutes. The organization of the study was aimed at studying the opinion of students on various issues regarding the quality of distance education in physical education. At the empirical level of the study, a questionnaire was used.</p> <p><strong>Results.</strong> The study analyzed the state of physical education at the university by means of distance learning. According to the results of the survey, it was found that the vast majority of surveyed students (81.3%) believe that physical education classes by means of distance learning are necessary in the conditions of introduction of quarantine safety measures.<span class="Apple-converted-space"> </span>51.6% of students noted that methodical skills gained during the classes significantly helped them in organizing independent physical training sessions during the suspension of educational activities in auditoriums. 71% support the possibility of physical education classes by means of distance technologies in order to counteract the forced restriction of motor activity.</p> <p><strong>Conclusions.</strong> Ensuring the effectiveness of physical education of students in the position of quarantine measures requires new approaches and methods of interaction with students, adequate choice of goals and objectives, organizational forms, methods and means of physical education maintain the proper level of their motor activity and prevent social maladaptation. From the study, we can conclude that physical education by means of distance technologies is in a state of development, but not at such a rapid pace. Instead, on the basis of the study summarizes that the use of distance learning means in physical education of students ensures the formation of values of a healthy lifestyle and maintaining their health at the appropriate level.</p> Viktor Koryahin Oksana Blavt Copyright (c) 2021 Viktor Koryahin, Oksana Blavt 2021-02-05 2021-02-05 2 1 5 11 10.17309/jltm.2021.1.01