Course Information
FacultyPhysical Education and Sport Science
SchoolPhysical Education and Sports Sciences (Thessaloniki)
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorTheofanis Siatras
Course ID400000413

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Physical Education and Sports Science (2014-2015)

Registered students: 335
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreCompulsory Applied Courses424

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Understanding and practical application of skills technique, mechanics, and the methodology of learning and teaching exercises in all gymnastics apparatus of men and women.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
Course Content (Syllabus)
Males: 1. Handstand-straddle forward roll, Side scale, Cartwheel repetition (FE). 2. Backward roll through momentary handstand, Round off repetition (FE). 3. Forward uprise mount, Swings to support (PB). Swings, Backward hip circle (HB). 4. Pike inverted hang and swings, Kip to support (R). 5. Hecht leap to forward roll, Handspring (FE). 6. Forward scissors helping-exercises, Flank dismount (PH). 7. Upper arm kip, Shoulder stand, Forward roll (PB). 8. Handspring vault with mini trampoline (V). 9. Salto forward tucked (FE). 10. Kip to support, Underswing dismount (HB). 11. Swings and Salto backward piked dismount (R). Simple forward dismount ½ turn (PB). 12. Exercises repetition on vaulting (V) and Program composition on FE and R. 13. Exercises repetition and Program composition on PH, PB and HB. Females: 1. Forward and backward piked rolls, Side balance (FE). 2. Striding jump mount, Support with sraddled legs, Hip stand with tucked legs (BB). 3. Mount with jump on the low bar, Backward hip circle (UB). 4. Backward roll through momentary handstand, Handspring (FE). 5. Passing of the leg on the low bar, Pendulum swing with grip on the high bar (UB). 6. Backward rolling on the high bar, Forward rolling with turn 180º (UB). 7. Handspring vault with mini trampoline (V). 8. Deer jump, Scissors jump, Deep sitting on one leg to the balance with handstand (BB). 9. Salto forward tucked (FE). 10. Round off dismount (BB). 11. Underswing dismount with straddled legs on the low bar (UB). 12. Exercises repetition on V and UB. 13. Exercises repetition and Program composition on FE, BB and UB. Note: (FE) Floor Exercise, (BB) Balance Beam, (PH) Pommel Horse, (R) Rings, (V) Vault, (PB) Parallel Bars, (HB) Horizontal Bar, (UB) Uneven Bars.
Gymnastics, Didactics, Mechanics
Educational Material Types
  • 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
Course Organization
Student Assessment
Final examinations include assessment of students in theory and practice. The assessment of the level of theoretical knowledge made orally to questions included in the syllabus of the semester. The practical part of the examination carried out by performing programs in three apparatus of gymnastics (floor exercises, vaulting and even an apparatus of free choice of students), including the exercises taught during the semester. Performing exercises in terms of technique evaluated with 8, and 2 points are given for the composition of the program. Regarding the Vaulting, each jump gets maximum 10 points. Each student is graded on the practical and the theoretical part of the course separately out of 10. The final score is the average of the practice and theory (TB = P + Th / 2).
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1)Τίτλος Συγγράμματος: Ενόργανη γυμναστική - Η μηχανική των ασκήσεων Συγγραφέας: Θεοφάνης Σιάτρας Εκδότης: University Studio Press Έτος έκδοσης: 2001 Τόπος έκδοσης: Θεσσαλονίκη 2)Τίτλος Συγγράμματος: Ενόργανη γυμναστική. Μεθοδική-Διδακτική-Θεωρία-Προπονητική Συγγραφείς: Πασχάλης Κυριαλάνης, Ιωάννης Σατρατζέμης Εκδότης: Ιωάννης Σατρατζέμης Έτος έκδοσης: 2010 Τόπος έκδοσης: Αθήνα
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