Specificity of the Institute is in the implementation of programs in the field of training of professional athletes, coaches, the implementation of programs of physical culture for students of the entire university, and the development of physical culture and sports movement of students.
In addition, ISTS enables effective sports and physical training for novice sportsmen (Municipal Junior School "Unica” is based in the pool) and the ordinary population of the city of Chelyabinsk.
Sport Infrastructure includes:
- Athletics arena with a 200-meter track;
- 50-meter swimming pool of Olympic standard with ten tracks;
- Fitness hall of 700 square meters;
- Two tennis courts;
- Physiotherapy hall;
- Specialized gyms: boxing, weightlifting, volleyball, basketball, wrestling, etc.;
- Chess Club;
- Sports Centre on Bld. 5, Rozhdestvenskii Street.
There is a Research Center of Sports Science for health monitoring and research of body reserve. Among the teaching and coaching staff, scientific employees of the Institute are Candidates and Doctors of Sciences, Honored Coaches of Russia, Honored Workers of Physical Culture and Sports of the Russian Federation, Honored Workers of Higher Professional Education of Russia, High Achievers of Physical Culture and Sports, field judges of the All-Russian category, Masters of Sports.
Partners of the Institute are Ministry of Physical Culture, Sports and Tourism of the Chelyabinsk Region, Department of Physical Culture, Sports and Tourism of the administration of the city of Chelyabinsk, the Russian national team in cross country skiing, orienteering, kickboxing, swimming, weightlifting, Children`s Additional Skills and Activities Municipal Training Centre, Specialized Children and Youth Sports School of the Olympic Reserve in football and ice hockey "Zenit-Signal”, Municipal Educational Institution Children`s Additional Education Specialized Children and Youth Sports School of the Olympic Reserve in boxing "Almaz" of the city of Chelyabinsk, Municipal Budgetary Institution Children`s Additional Education Specialized Children and Youth Sports School of the Olympic Reserve in hockey "Tractor" of the city of Chelyabinsk, Specialized Children and Youth Sports School of the Olympic Reserve “Iunost-metar ", the organization of general and pre-school education.