Course Information
TitleΕμβιομηχανική / Biomechanics
FacultyPhysical Education and Sport Science
SchoolPhysical Education and Sport Science (Serres)
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
Course ID260000627

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Physical Education and Sports Science in Serres (2014)

Registered students: 137
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory CourseWinter/Spring-6

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours4
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)
Learning Outcomes
1. To explain the application of basic mechanics law for movement analysis 2. To solve sports biomechanical analysis problems 3. To explain and decribe the results of a simple sport biomechanical analysis to the public
General Competences
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Design and manage projects
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
1. Introduction to Biomechanics 2. Methods of kinematic analysis 3. Newton's laws of motion. 4. Neuromuscular control of motion. Central and Peripheral nervous system 5. Muscle strength assessment 6. Muscle architecture 7. 3-D Analysis of sport technique - Track and Field - Running - Hurdles 8. 3-D Analysis of sport technique - Track and Field - Jumping 9. 3-D Analysis of sport technique - Gymnastics - Tennis - Swimming 10.3-D Analysis of sport technique - Soccer - Basketball 11.3-D Analysis of sport technique - Handball - Volleyball
biomechanics, kinematics, kinetics, dynamics, physics, sport movement
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Powerpoint and web-based data analysis Biomechanics specific software and hardware E-mail communication
Course Organization
Laboratory Work261
Student Assessment
Written examinations. Assessment criteria are explained at the start of the semester and include: theory (60%) and solving three exercise examples from biomechanical research (40%).
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Βιβλίο [18549247]: ΒΑΣΙΚΕΣ ΑΡΧΕΣ ΤΗΣ ΒΙΟΜΗΧΑΝΙΚΗΣ ΤΩΝ ΑΘΛΗΤΙΚΩΝ ΚΙΝΗΣΕΩΝ, Baumann Wolfgang Λεπτομέρειες Βιβλίο [7766]: ΒΙΟΚΙΝΗΤΙΚΗ ΤΗΣ ΑΘΛΗΤΙΚΗΣ ΚΙΝΗΣΗΣ, Ηρακλής Α. Κόλλιας Λεπτομέρειες Βιβλίο [13256454]: Θεμελιώδεις αρχές βιο-μηχανικής-Ισορροπία, κίνηση και παραμόρφωση, Ozkaya Nihat,Nordin Margareta Λεπτομέρειες Βιβλίο [59303478]: ΑΘΛΗΤΙΚΗ ΕΜΒΙΟΜΗΧΑΝΙΚΗ, ΕΛΕΥΘΕΡΙΟΣ ΚΕΛΛΗΣ
Additional bibliography for study
• Journal of Biomechanics • Journal of Applied Biomechanics • Sport Biomechanics • Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology • Journal of Sport Sciences • Journal of Sports Science and Medicine • Journal of Science and Medicine in Sports • European Journal of Sport Science
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