SPECIAL ISSUES IN WOMEN΄S SPORTS

Course Information
TitleΕΙΔΙΚΑ ΘΕΜΑΤΑ ΓΥΝΑΙΚΕΙΟΥ ΑΘΛΗΤΙΣΜΟΥ / SPECIAL ISSUES IN WOMEN΄S SPORTS
CodeΕΠ0157
FacultyPhysical Education and Sport Science
SchoolPhysical Education and Sports Sciences (Thessaloniki)
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorDimitra Mameletzi
CommonNo
StatusInactive
Course ID400000541

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

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreElective Theoretical Courses743

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
600114120
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)
Learning Outcomes
To inform about significant issues concerning female sports, such as menstrual disorders in athletes and impact on performance. To provide necessary knowledge on women's sports specific issues, such as exercise in menopausal women and exercise in pregnancy, concerning both pregnant athletes, and pregnant women who wish to participate in exercise programs. To describe acute and chronic health problems that arise frequently in women's sports and to inform about first aid in order to address them immediately.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Work autonomously
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
Course Content (Syllabus)
1. Female athletes' morphological and functional differences compared to male athletes 2. Acute responses during exercise 3. Adaptations in longterm exercise 4. Health principles during exercise 5. Medical problems in female athletes 6. Female athletes' Sports Psychology 7. Female athletes' Sport sociology 8. Female athletes' Kinetic behavior 9. Female athletes' Nutrition and athletic performance 10. Appropriate exercise programs during pregnancy 11. Exercise at menopause 12. Female athletes' adapted physical education 13. Exercise in women with chronic health problems.
Keywords
Woman, Exercise, Health
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures502
Total502
Student Assessment
Description
Written examination
Student Assessment methods
  • 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.
Last Update
21-10-2015