Course Information
FacultyPhysical Education and Sport Science
SchoolPhysical Education and Sports Sciences (Thessaloniki)
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorEvdoxia Kosmidou
Course ID400000414

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

Registered students: 290
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreCompulsory Applied Courses424

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
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
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
The aim of the module is to give students the adequate knowledge on the basic technique in exercises without apparatus, in hoop, in clubs and in ribbon. The use of rhythmic apparatus and music can be easily used in elementary and high school settings as well as in exercise for all in public and private settings. Through learning motor skills of rhythmic gymnastics, pedagogical and recreational climate is enhanced.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Theory Using ballet exercises for arms and feet. Music in rhythmic gymnastics. Analyzing the technique of hoop, clubs and ribbon. Constructing a program (competition choreography) using hoop or clubs or ribbon. Official competitions in Rhythmic Gymnastics according to the Code of Points. Practice 1st week: exercises improving flexibility, total body waves towards-backwards, acrobatic elements (rolls, different types of rolls, etc.) 2nd week: Rhythmic steps, valse step, polka step. Learning á la second balance, arabesque balance, on ballet bar. Pre-exercises for balances in the center. Revision of simple jumps and tours 3rd week: hoop: handles, swings, transmissions in different levels. Easy technical elements of the hoop. 4th week: Hoop: figures eight, rotations of the hoop in different levels. Rotations of the hoop on the floor and on different parts of the body. Grande jeté entrelace, cossack jump. 5th week: Hoop: different types of throws, different types of catches. Passing through the hoop with small jumps and leaps. Rolls on the body and on the floor. 6th week: Choreographies with music accompaniment. Clubs: handles, swings, transmissions, figures eight small- medium-large, small throws with one rotation of the club, rotations in different levels. All the above using one club and afterwards with two clubs. 7th week: Clubs: using different elements of body exercises in different levels. 8th week: using a pair of clubs. Mills. Choreography using the clubs. Games with the clubs. Code of point for clubs. 9th week: ribbon: handles, swings, transmissions, circles, snakes, spirals, figures eight vertical and horizontal, wrappings in different parts of the body. Combining ribbon and simple body elements. 10th week: ribbon: moving using elements of the ribbon. Transmissions simple and by echappé. Dancing elements and rhythmic steps with the ribbon. Simple throws of the ribbon. 11th week: ribbon: composing choreography with ribbon. Games using ribbons (one or more). Rule specific for ribbon. 12th week: acrobatic elements standing on the hands specific for rhythmic gymnastics. Revision of the elements of hoop and clubs. 13th week: composition of a choreography, demands and examples. How to construct the elements in the choreography.
rhythmic gymnastics, ballet, Music, choreography.
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
During lectures presentations by power point program and videos are using.
Course Organization
Student Assessment
Students are evaluated in theory and practice. In theory they are examined in the topics of the lectures and in practice students are evaluated by presenting chorographical compositions using the apparatus. The final degree is the sum of the evaluation in theory and in practice, divided by two. Excellent score is ten.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Ρυθμική Γυμναστική: Nadejda Jastrjembskaia & Yuri Titov 2. Κινητική και ρυθμική αγωγή στην προσχολική εκπαίδευση, από τη θεωρία στην πράξη: Εύα Παυλίδου.
Additional bibliography for study
1. Ρυθμικές ασκήσεις στη Φυσική Αγωγή:Κατερίνα Πολυμενοπούλου, Κωνσταντίνα Καραδήμου & Ελιζάνα Πολλάτου.
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