Special Topics in Coaching

Course Information
TitleΕΙΔΙΚΑ ΘΕΜΑΤΑ ΠΡΟΠΟΝΗΤΙΚΗΣ / Special Topics in Coaching
FacultyPhysical Education and Sport Science
SchoolPhysical Education and Sports Sciences (Thessaloniki)
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorChristos Galazoulas
Course ID600000188


Registered students: 16
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses belonging to the otherSpring-10
PROPONĪTIKĪ ATHLĪMATŌNElected Compulsory DirectionalSpring-10

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
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
The course will cover the specific situations of training and deepen in them, with a variety of specialized topics such as the application of the principles of coaching in team sports and adult developmental ages.
Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of the course students should be able to: To understand the students the contribution of training fitness in sports performance in team sports. Consolidate the techniques and methods of training and its content, the effectiveness of the exercise. To acquire basic knowledge and interest in the investigation of international trends in the field of scientific research, as evidenced by the theme of scientific conferences and Greek and international literature, and To encourage students to research collaboration and tackling practical problems, focusing on research contains workable solutions for athletes to improve their physical performance.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • 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)
Introduction to specialized themes coaching Flexibility and Performance The effect of warm-up to performance Similarities and differences in the application of the coaching team sports Similarities and differences in the application of coaching in the developmental ages Duration of the benefits of warm-up and the role of the specific of each sport Training in altitude Assessment skills in sports Overtraining syndrome Sports- biochemical evaluation - measures Tutorial-lab exercises. Analysis of bibliographical sources Presentation Articles - Discussion - Conclusions Presentation Articles - Discussion - Conclusions Course Examination
Flexibility, warm-up, altitude, developmental ages, team sports
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Video lectures
  • Audio
  • Multimedia
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Course Organization
Written assigments753
Other / Others25010
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Christos Galazoulas • Anastasia Tzimou •Georgios Karamousalidis • Vassilis Mougios. Gradual decline in performance and changes in biochemical parameters of basketball players while resting after warm-up. Eur J Appl Physiol DOI 10.1007/s00421-012-2320-1. 2012. (2012) Ζάκας Αθανάσιος (2009): Προπόνηση φυσικής κατάστασης , Θεσσαλονίκη. Ζάκας Αθανάσιος (2010): Ανάπτυξη φυσικών ικανοτήτων σε παιδιά και εφήβους στις αθλοπαιδιές, Θεσσαλονίκη Grosser M., Starischka S (1998): Das Neue konditions training BLV Verlagsgesellschaft mbH, Munchem. Για την ελληνική έκδοση: Προπόνηση φυσικής κατάστασης σε όλα τα αθλήματα και τις ηλικίες, εκδόσεις SALTO, 2000. Meeusen R, Duclos M, Foster C, Fry A, Gleeson M, Nieman D, Raglin J, Rietjens G, Steinacker J, Urhausen A (2013). Prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of the overtraining syndrome: joint consensus statement of the European College of Sport Science and the American College of Sports Medicine. Med Sci Sports Exerc 45: 186-205. Tsimahidis, K., Galazoulas, C., Skoufas, D., & Papaiakovou, G. (2010). The Effect of Sprinting After Each Set of Heavy Resistance Training on The Running Speed and Jumping Performance of Young Basketball Players. Journa of Strength and Conditioning Research, 2102-2108. Κotzamanidis C.,Chatzopoulos D., Mixailidis X.,Papaiakovou G., Patikas D(2005). The effect of a combined high resistance training and speed training on the running velocity and jumping ability of soccer players Journal Strength Conditioning Research 19(2), 369-375 Zakas, A. Doganis, G. Galazoulas, C, Vamvakoudis, E. (2006). Effect of Acute Static Stretching Duration on Isokinetic Peak Torque in Pubescent Soccer Players. Pediatric Exercise Science, 2006, 18, 252-261. Baker D.: A series of studies on training of high-intensity muscle power in rugby league football players. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 15(2): 198-209, 2001. Baker D., Newton R.: Methods to increase the effectiveness of maximal power training for the upper body. Strength and Conditioning Journal 27(6): 24-32, 2005. Balsom PD., Wood K., Olsson P., Ekblom B.: Carbohydrate intake and multiple sprint sports: with special reference to football (soccer). International Journal of Sports Medicine 20: 48-52, 1999. Balsom PD., Seger JY., Sjodin B., Ekblom B.: Maximal-intensity intermittent exercise: effect of recovery duration. International Journal of Sports Medicine 13: 528-533, 1992. Bogdanis GC., Nevill ME., Boobis LH., Lakomy HKA.: Contribution of phosphocreatine and aerobic metabolism to energy supply during repeated sprint exercise. Journal of Applied Physiology 80 (3): 876-884, 1996.
Additional bibliography for study
http://scholar.google.gr/scholar?q=scholar&hl=el&as_sdt=0&as_vis=1&oi=scholart http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed http://www.lib.auth.gr/
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