Enviromental Exercise Physiology

Course Information
TitleΠεριβαλλοντική Εργοφυσιολογία / Enviromental Exercise Physiology
FacultyPhysical Education and Sport Science
SchoolPhysical Education and Sport Science (Serres)
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
Course ID260000609

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

Registered students: 4
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSTheoretical ElectiveWinter/Spring-3

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
(A) to be aware of the biological adaptations caused by the muscular work during exposure to extreme environmental conditions (heat, cold, altitude, diving, etc.), (B) to understand how the body temperature is regulated, (C) to understand the factors making exercise in heat and cold safe; and (d) understand how athletic performance is maximized by neutralizing the thermal load of the environment.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
Course Content (Syllabus)
Temperature regulation of the body Body temperature during exercise. Exercise-induced dehydration Exercise-induced hyperthermia Exercise in a cold environment Heat-conditioning Thermoregulation during exercise Effects of clothing on thermoregulation Exercise at altitude Altitude training and performance at sea level Free diving The physiology of apnea Nutritional issues in exercising in extreme environments
exercise, environment, exercise physiology
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 Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
power-point slides
Course Organization
Reading Assigment261
Student Assessment
oral exams
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Lawrence E. Armstrong. Απόδοση σε αντίξοες περιβαλλοντικές συνθήκες. Εκδόσεις Τελέθριον. Έτος Έκδοσης 2011. ISBN 978-960-8410-93-0 Βασίλης Κλεισούρας. Εργοφυσιολογία. Εκδότης: Ιατρικές Εκδόσεις Π. Χ. Πασχαλίδης. Έτος έκδοσης: 2011. ISBN 978-960-489-226-6
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