Course Information
FacultyPhysical Education and Sport Science
SchoolPhysical Education and Sports Sciences (Thessaloniki)
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorEleni Fotiadou
Course ID400000566

Class Information
Academic Year2016 – 2017
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
Type of the Course
  • Background
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
To teach the normal process of psychomotor development, pathophysiology of persons with special needs, such disorders of intelligence and behavioral impairments resulting from injury or dysfunction of the nervous system, and the special treatment applied to these people, especially the kinetic approach the athletic ability of these individuals.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Respect natural environment
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
1. Basic principles and role of special education. 2. Growth and body conformation - Diversification sex - Assessment of development. 3. Theories psychomotor development - Stages and assessment of psychomotor development. 4. Developmental Assessment tests-intelligence-gradation intelligence. 5. Mental superiority, discount lag. 6. Attention Deficiency Syndrome hyperactivity - Learning difficulties - problems 52 Study Guide TEFAA imported the Academic Year 2008-2009 conduct training exercise. 7. Nervous System - Kinetic mechanism - Reflective - Role Assessment reflexes in psychomotor development. 8. Cerebral Palsy - Features - Troubleshooting - Role of exercise. 9. Epilepsy - Educational problems - Role of exercise. Congenital malformations of the nervous system hydrocephalus. 10. Locomotor system diseases, bone diseases, joints, neuromuscular diseases. 11. Sensory impairment (blindness, deafness). Role of Physical Education. 12. Mental illness - anorexia - Autism - Alcoholism - Drugs. 13. Chronic somatic diseases - Diabetes mellitus - Cystic Fibrosis - Bronchial Asthma
special education, psychomotor development, disabilities
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
Use of Projector and computer.
Course Organization
Written assigments50
Student Assessment
Written exam.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
ΝΙΚΟΛΕΤΑ ΑΓΓΕΛΟΠΟΥΛΟΥ-ΣΑΚΑΝΤΑΜΗ Ειδική αγωγή Αναπτυξιακές διαταραχές και χρόνιες μειονεξίες ISBN: 960-8396-06-9 'Ετος έκδοσης: 2004 © Εκδόσεις Πανεπιστημίου Μακεδονίας, Εγνατία 156, 540 06, Θεσσαλονίκη, e-mail: uompress@uom.gr © Εκδόσεις Πανεπιστημίου Μακεδονίας, Εγνατία 156, 540 06, Θεσσαλονίκη, e-mail: uompress@uom.gr
Additional bibliography for study
Sherrill, Claudine, (1997) Adapted Physical Activity, Recreation And Sport: Crossdisciplinary and Lifespan. NY: WCB/McGraw Hill. Auxter, David, et al, (1996) Principles And Methods of Adapted Physical Education and Recreation: Gross Motor Activities for Young Children with Special Needs. NY: WCB/McGraw Hill. Block, Martin E., (1995) A Teacher's Guide to Including Students with Disabilities in Regular Physical Education. Baltimore, Paul H. Brooks Publishing Co. Bruininks, R., (1978) Bruininks-Oseretsky Test of Motor Proficiency. Circle Pines, MN: American Guidance Service. Dunn, John M., (1996) Special Physical Education: Adapted, Individualized, Developmental. NY: WCB/McGraw Hill.
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