University of Zagreb

Faculty of Kinesiology

About employee

doc. dr. sc. Marijo Možnik

Title: Assistant professor


By arrangement via e-mail

Department :
Department of Kinesiology of Sport
Graduation year:
PhD graduation year:
Employed in this institution since:


integrated undergraduate and graduate




General information:

Date and place of birth: 18 January 1987 in Zagreb, Croatia

Nationality: Croatian



2005 High School III. Gimnazija in Zagreb.

2011 graduated at Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Zagreb.

2013 graduated professional bachelor in sports management at the University College of Sports Management Aspira.

2015 graduated specialist in sports management at the University College of Sports Management Aspira.

2018 finished postgraduate doctoral study of Kinesiology at Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Zagreb.

2009 Rector's Award for biomechanical analysis of the "Moznik" element on the horizontal bar.


Sports career and results:

Member of the Crotian senior gymnastics team from 2004 to 2018,  specialist for the discipline horizontal bar

Since 2009 gymnastics element "Moznik" in FIG Code of Points.

2010, 2013 and 2014 horizontal bar World Cup Overall Winner.

2014 World Championships bronze medal.

2015 gold medal and 2012 silver medal at European Championships.

2013 Mediterranean Games silver medal.


Acknowledgments and Awards:

2009 Rector's Award

2009 and 2010 Dean's Award

2013 State Award for Sports "Franjo Bučar"

2014 Order of the Croatian star with the effigy of Franjo Bučar

2014 the best athlete of the City of Zagreb

2017 City of Zagreb Award

More than once nominated for the best athlete of  the Republic of Croatia and the City of Zagreb.

Published papers recorded in the Croatian Scientific Bibliography Database (CROSBI)

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Professional memberships

International Federation of Gymnastics (FIG) Council Memeber

Croatian Gymnastics Federation President

ZTD "Hrvatski Sokol" Member

Past employments

  • 2012-2018 Research Novice - Assistant Professor (Artistic Gymnastics)
  • 2018-2022 Postdoctoral Researcher - Assistant Professor (Artistic Gymnastics)
  • 2022-today Assistant Professor (Artistic Gymnastics)

Hobbies and interests

Extreme sports