Iva Gričar, Prof.

Senior Lecturer
Head of Department for Physical Education and Recreation

Phone: +385 (0)1 245 7580
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Consultations: room P-2


  • Physical and Health Education

1998 - Graduated from the Kinesiology Faculty, University of Zagreb


  • In 2006 she was appointed external associate of the Kinesiology Faculty of the University of Zagreb for the course Synchronized Swimming (elective course).
  • Since 1993 - referee in synchronized swimming and member of the Association of Referees in Synchronized Swimming in Croatia;
  • Since 2005 - international referee in synchronized swimming;
  • Since 2003 - member of the Association of Teachers of Physical Education, University of Zagreb;
  • Since 1997 - ski teacher in the Croatian Association of Teachers and Coaches of Snow Sports;
  • Since 2006 - Head of the Gym for Physical Education and Recreation at the Faculty of Education and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Zagreb

  • English/French/Croatian Dictionary of Olympic and Paralympics Sports (Summer Olympics) - expert proofreading, Školska knjiga; 2010.
  • Fojtik M, Golubić I., Gričar I., Haničar E. (2011). Handball for Persons with Special Needs, In: First International Convention of Students of Education and Rehabilitational Sciences - Special Education and Rehabilitation, Belgrade, page 311
  • Ćurković S.,Zvonarek N., Gričar I. (2007). Professional Prerequisites and the Need for Education of Students Athletes on Acquiring Healthy Lifestyle Habits, In: Collection of Papers of the 16th Summer School of Kinesiologists of the Republic of Croatia, page 282-290.
  • Skender N., Gričar I. Grčić-Zubčević N. (2011). Relay Race in the Swimming Pool within the Programme of Sports Recreation for Elderly Persons, International Scientific-Professional Conference Sports Recreation in the Function of Health Enhancement, Osijek, 2011.)
  • Skender N.,Grčić-Zubčević N., Gričar I. (2007). Reasons for Practicing Water Sports in Youth and Their Preferences Towards Other Sports, In: 7th Sports Conference Alps-Adriatic, Opatija, page 251-257.

Department for Physical Education and Recreation

The Head of the Department: Iva Gričar, Prof.

Department for Physical Education and Recreation implements the curriculum and programme of the course of Physical Education and Health Culture. It organizes participation of students in sports competitions of the University of Zagreb and their trips to sports competitions and health forums.

Department collaborates with the doctor in charge of students and arranges the systematic medical check-ups of students.

It is also in charge of the organisation and implementation of the programme of sports and recreational activities of the Faculty staff.