Course Information
FacultyPhysical Education and Sport Science
SchoolPhysical Education and Sports Sciences (Thessaloniki)
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorEvangelia Kouidi
Course ID400000226

Class Information
Academic Year2016 – 2017
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
General Prerequisites
Students from the third years of their studies can choose to attend this course
Learning Outcomes
Evaluation of the screeining tools used in the preparticipation screening of athletes, the application of the screening tools and the criteria used for safe training
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
Course Content (Syllabus)
1. Medical screening of athletes- Personal and family history 2. Antropometry - body fat estimation 3. Pulse 4. Clinical examination of the cardiovascular system- practical application 5. Blood pressure- practical application 6. Electrocardiogram- practical application 7. Arrhythmias- 24-hour monitoring of the cardiac rhythm 8. Exercise testing- practical application 9. Echocardiogram- practical application 10. Respiratory system-X-Rays-Clinical examination 11. Spirometry-practical application 12. Tilt testing-practical application 13. Telemedicine in sports
preparticipation screening
Educational Material Types
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
power point presentations
Course Organization
Laboratory Work50
Student Assessment
Writing exams at the end of each semester
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
«Ιατρική της Άθλησης από την θεωρία στην πράξη» του Kαθηγητή κ. Α. Δεληγιάννη, εκδόσεις University Studio Press «Καρδιολογία της Άθλησης» του Kαθηγητή κ. Α. Δεληγιάννη, εκδόσεις Παρισιάνου
Additional bibliography for study
1. A. Deligiannis, A. Anastasakis, L. Antoniades, G. Bobotis, P. Geleris, J. Goudevenos, G. Hahalis, E. Kouidi, A. Kranidis, D. Kremastinos, J. Lekakis, G. Parcharidis, V. Pyrgakis, G. Rontogiannis, C. Stefanadis, I. Styliadis, P. Vardas. Recommendations for the cardiovascular screening of athletes. Hellenic J Cardiol, 51(6):530-7, 2010 2. A. Mezzani, P. Agostoni, A. Cohen-Solal, U. Corrà, A. Jegier, E. Kouidi, S. Mazic, P. Meurin, M. Piepoli, A. Simon, CV. Laethem, L. Vanhees.Standards for the use of cardiopulmonary exercise testing for the functional evaluation of cardiac patients: a report from the Exercise Physiology Section of the European Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation.Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil, 16: 249-67, 2009 3.M. Borjesson, A. Urhausen, E. Kouidi, D. Dugmore, S. Sharma, M. Halle, H. Heidbüchel, H. Björnstad, S. Gielen, A. Mezzani, D. Corrado, A. Pelliccia, L. Vanhees. Cardiovascular Evaluation of Middle-aged/Senior Individuals engaged in leisure-time sport activities: Position Stand from the sections of Exercise Physiology and Sports Cardiology of the European Association of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation (EACPR). European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation, 18(3):446-58, 2011. 4. P. Deligiannis, A-S Deligiannis, E. Kouidi Trends in e-Health monitoring implementation in sports. Sport- und präventivmedizin, 41(2): 34-37, 2011 5. E. Pagourelias, GK Efthimiadis, E. Kouidi, N Fragakis, VG Athyros, P Geleris.Athlete's Heart or Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: The Dilemma Is Still There. Am J Cardiol, 15(12): 1841-2, 2011
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