AQUA GYMNASTICS – AQUA AEROBICS

Course Information
TitleΥΔΡΟΓΥΜΝΑΣΤΙΚΗ - ΥΔΡΟΑΕΡΟΒΙΚΗ / AQUA GYMNASTICS – AQUA AEROBICS
Code003
FacultyPhysical Education and Sport Science
SchoolPhysical Education and Sports Sciences (Thessaloniki)
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorSerafeim Alexiou
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID400000192

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
600128963
Course Type 2016-2020
  • General Knowledge
  • Skills Development
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Acquaintance and familiarization with static and dynamic aquatic physical activities. Learning how to plan educational programs in the water with the view of rehabilitation, relaxation and physical fitness.
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
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
1. Introduction to aquagym. Body’s functional characteristics. Properties of water. 2. History, concepts, teaching methods, equipment for aquagym and aquaerobics. 3. Teaching methods of aquagym for persons with health disorders. 4. Flotation in prone, supine and upright position. Physiology and hydrodynamics. 5. Instructional strategies. Basic steps and exercises. Use of hands during water exercise. 6. Steps and variant exercises. Use of equipment. Water games. 7. Steps and exercises in shallow and deep water. 8. Aquagym as a mean of rehabilitation and recreation for people with disabilities. 9. An aquaerobics session in shallow water. 10. An aquaerobics session accompanied with music in shallow water. 11. An aquaerobics session accompanied by music with different intensities. 12. Presentation of aquagym sessions by the students. 13. Revision. Semester testing preparation.
Keywords
Hydrogymnastics, aquaerobic
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
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures25
Internship25
Total50
Student Assessment
Description
Written examination
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Βιβλίο [41384]: Θεραπευτική άσκηση στο νερό, A. NORM - B. HANSON Διαθέτης (Εκδότης): ΠΑΡΙΣΙΑΝΟΥ ΑΝΩΝΥΜΗ ΕΚΔΟΤΙΚΗ ΕΙΣΑΓΩΓΙΚΗ ΕΜΠΟΡΙΚΗ ΕΤΑΙΡΙΑ ΕΠΙΣΤΗΜΟΝΙΚΩΝ ΒΙΒΛΙΩΝ 2001 Βιβλίο [17329]: Ιατρική της άθλησης, Δεληγιάννης Αστέριος Π. Διαθέτης (Εκδότης): University Studio Press Α.Ε. 1992
Additional bibliography for study
1) Rodriguez-Adami Mimi. Aqua fitness. D.K. Publishing Inc. 2002 2)Marybeth Pappas Gaines. Fantastic water workouts. Human Kinetics Publishers. 2007
Last Update
10-12-2017