PHYSICAL EDUCATION AS A MEAN FOR PREVENTION OF PHYSICAL HEALTH DISORDERS

Course Information
TitleΦΥΣΙΚΗ ΑΓΩΓΗ ΩΣ ΜΕΣΟ ΠΡΟΛΗΨΗΣ ΔΙΑΤΑΡΑΧΩΝ ΣΩΜΑΤΙΚΗΣ ΥΓΕΙΑΣ / PHYSICAL EDUCATION AS A MEAN FOR PREVENTION OF PHYSICAL HEALTH DISORDERS
CodeΕΠ0130
FacultyPhysical Education and Sport Science
SchoolPhysical Education and Sports Sciences (Thessaloniki)
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorFotios Mavrovouniotis
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID400000305

Programme of Study: Proptychiakó Prógramma Spoudṓn 1984-1985

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective CoursesWinter/Spring-0

Programme of Study: Proptychiakó Prógramma Spoudṓn 1983-1984

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective CoursesWinter/Spring-0

Programme of Study: Proptychiakó Prógramma Spoudṓn 1989-1990

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective CoursesWinter/Spring-0

Programme of Study: Proptychiakó Prógramma Spoudṓn 1988-1989

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective CoursesWinter/Spring-0

Programme of Study: Proptychiakó Prógramma Spoudṓn 1987-1988

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective CoursesWinter/Spring-0

Class Information
Academic Year2016 – 2017
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
600068938
Type of the Course
  • General Knowledge
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
With the successful completion of the course the students will have the necessary expertise regarding the beneficial effects of physical activity in the prevention of health disorders. They will also can apply appropriate exercise programs for chronic disease confrontation.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Physical education as a way of prevention Aim: To provide students with the necessary knowledge, regarding to physical activity's favorable effects, in the functional capacity and the quality of life, as well as the effect of inactivity in the appearance of physical health's disorders. Teaching units: 1. Inactivity and the induced disorders in health. 2. Exercise's role in disease's prevention. 3. Other risk factors for health and exercise's role in their suppression. 4. Exercise in atherosclerosis's confrontation. 5. Exercise in obesity's confrontation. 6. Exercise appropriate programs for middle aged adults. 7. Exercise appropriate programs for menopausal women. 8. Exercise appropriate programs for older adults. 9. Dance therapy. 10. Aerobic exercise programs. 11. Exercise programs for strengthening. 12. Exercise and quality of life. 13. Summarization.
Keywords
Inactivity, Exercise, Exercise programs, Disorder prevention, Quality of life.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures75
Total75
Student Assessment
Description
Written Examination
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1) Α. Δεληγιάννης (1997). Ιατρική της Άθλησης – Από τη θεωρία στην πράξη. Θεσσαλονίκη. Εκδόσεις University Studio Press. 2) Sharkey & Gaskill (2011). Άσκηση & Υγεία, Επιμέλεια: Α. Δεληγιάννης. Εκδόσεις Παρισσιάνου.
Additional bibliography for study
Ειδικά θέματα φυσικής αγωγής ως μέσο πρόληψης διαταραχών σωματικής υγείας (Πανεπιστημιακές Σημειώσεις)
Last Update
21-07-2016