SWIMMING AND PHYSICAL HEALTH

Course Information
TitleΚΟΛΥΜΒΗΣΗ ΚΑΙ ΣΩΜΑΤΙΚΗ ΥΓΕΙΑ / SWIMMING AND PHYSICAL HEALTH
CodeΕΠ0168
FacultyPhysical Education and Sport Science
SchoolPhysical Education and Sports Sciences (Thessaloniki)
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorNikolaos Koutlianos
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID400000554

Class Information
Academic Year2016 – 2017
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
600062053
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Prerequisites
General Prerequisites
There is no obligation to follow successfully any other course in order to follow swimming and physical health.
Learning Outcomes
To provide students with all the essential knowledge for general and special health issues related to swimming. In particular, the effects of acute and chronic systematic swimming training as well as the specific health disorders of swimmers are presented.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Hygiene and safety issues in swimming pools. Acute effects of swimming on the organic systems. Chronic effects – adaptations of swimming. Swimming in extreme temperatures. Swimming for special needs. Swimming and elderly. Health disorders of swimmers. The swimming in the prevention of health disorders. Swimming and obesity. Ergogenic aids in swimming – biomedical side effects. Pre-participation medical screening of swimmers, ergometric evaluation. Lifeguarding principles – cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Review
Keywords
swimming, physical health
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Description
Use of powerpoint for teaching purpose and communication with the students via e-mail
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures251
Reading Assigment502
Total753
Student Assessment
Description
The evaluation of the students is conducted objectly since their tests are written on questions with specific answers.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Ιατρική της Άθλησης, από τη θεωρία στην πράξη. Αστέριος Δεληγιάννης. University Studio Press, 1997. 2. Κολύμβηση. D. Costill, E. Maglischo, A. Richardson. Εκδόσεις Π.Χ. Πασχαλίδης, Θεσσαλονίκη, 2007.
Additional bibliography for study
Επιδίδεται σε ηλεκτρονική μορφή σχετική επιστημονική βιβλιογραφία (επιστημονικά άρθρα για θέματα υγείας στον υγρό στίβο).
Last Update
06-02-2017