Physiological Adaptation to Ageing

Course Information
TitleΦυσιολογικές προσαρμογές κατά τη γήρανση / Physiological Adaptation to Ageing
FacultyPhysical Education and Sport Science
SchoolPhysical Education and Sport Science (Serres)
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
Course ID260000613

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

Registered students: 26
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSTheoretical ElectiveWinter/Spring-3

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, students will: • learn about the various theories of aging, why we are age • get to know the structure and function of the various cells, tissues, organs and physiological systems of the human body during aging • understand the biological, morphological and functional adaptations observed in the human body during aging • gain more specialized knowledge about the effect of exercise and diet on the physiological adaptations observed during aging
General Competences
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
• Introduction - Aging as a normal process-Aging theories-Special topics • Biological, morphological and functional adaptations of the various systems • Circulatory System • Respiratory system • Skeletal system • Nervous system • Muscle system • Endocrine system-Metabolism • Urinary system • Digestive system • Sensory organs
aging, physiological adaptations, exercise, nutrition
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • scientific papers
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Reading Assigment381.5
Student Assessment
The evaluation and progress of the students consist of a scientific article presentation, as well as final oral examinations in the content/subject of the scientific article presented by the student
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
Additional bibliography for study
Επιστημονικά άρθρα, παρουσιάσεις, διαλέξεις για τις φυσιολογικές προσαρμογές κατά τη γήρανση
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