Course Information
FacultyPhysical Education and Sport Science
SchoolPhysical Education and Sports Sciences (Thessaloniki)
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorTheofanis Siatras
Course ID400000241

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours2
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)
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
  • Be critical and self-critical
Course Content (Syllabus)
1. History of Gymnastics in Greece and world wide. General exercises in growing ages. Kinetic characteristics and fitting abilities. Gymnastic movements and protagonist muscles . 2. Special exercises with elements of technique. 3. Speed transfer to the parts of the body from various positions 4. Gymnastic elements ( jumps , turns, balances, wavings) . 5. General information about the growing ages. Types of pushing and whipping ( Korbet) roll fwd , and roll backwards, permutations and combinations . 6. Supports. (Development of balance ability in reversed support. Types of inverted support). 7. Types of wheel. 8. Basic principles for technical perfection. Principles of biokinetics. Handspring, Flic-Flac (variants). 9. Free turn jumps (salto fwd with tucked, pikedf, stretched. with aids and assistance). 10.Methods of learning of gymnastic exercises. Horse vault 11. Types and rules of assistance. Kip on the various apparatuses. 12. Original elements. 13. Basic elements for ages 6-7 years. Elements of technical regulation for competition gymnastics
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Student Assessment
The evaluation of students is done in theory and practice with a scale from 0 to 10 The average performance is the final mark of the course.Pass degree is 5 or more To pass the course the student must have a pass degree in theory and in practice. If he passes only the practice or theory the degree is kept by the teacher and when he passes and the other part of the course practice and theory are added, the total is divided with two and the final degree comes out. The theory includes the methodology of modern methods of learning exercises, the help, the organization of the course and historical elements of the sport. In practice, the students are examined in exercises they are taught throughout the year with main criterion the performance of skills of methodology that can be performed by these ages. The exercises are described in the study guide and in the unit Content of the course.
Student Assessment methods
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Ενόργανη Γυμναστική (Mεθοδική,Διδακτική,Βοήθεια, Οργάνωση, Προσφορά, Ιστορία) Βασίλης Δ. Καϊμακάμης Ενόργανη Γυμναστική Η Μηχανική των ασκήσεων. Θεοφάνης Σιάτρας Η προπόνηση στο Αρχικό και βασικό στάδιο προετοιμασίας στην Ενόργανη Γυμναστική.Πρώϊος Μιλτιάδης
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