Course Information
FacultyPhysical Education and Sport Science
SchoolPhysical Education and Sports Sciences (Thessaloniki)
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorEvangelia Kouidi
Course ID600001281

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Physical Education and Sports Science (2014-2015)

Registered students: 77
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreCompulsory Course belonging to the selected specialization (Compulsory Specialization Course)534

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodWinter
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
  • Distance learning
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
General Prerequisites
This course can be chosen form students having finished the fourth semester of their studies
Learning Outcomes
The primary aim is to present the common exercise-induced disorders or those that may not be straightly connected to exercise (e.g. influenced by the environment). Additional goal of this course is to provide all the necessary theoretical and practical information for the primary handling of some disorders during exercise.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
Course Content (Syllabus)
1. Common disorders during exercise and symptoms – estimation and handling 2. Exercise-induced syndromes 3. Wound-bleeding 4. Diabetes mellitus, other metabolic disorders and exercise 5. Asthma, exercise-induced bronchospasm 6. Syncope – reason and handling 7. Allergy- hypersensitivity disorders 8. Anemia and exercise 9. Chocking -first aids 10. Burn – first aids 11. Hypertension - hypotension and exercise - first aids 12. Organisation of the sports medicine centre - content of the pharmacy used in sports 13. Resuscitation– practical application
first aids, exercise-indused disorders
Educational Material Types
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
Power point presentations videos
Course Organization
Clinical Practice251
Student Assessment
with written exams
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. «Καρδιολογία της Άθλησης», Καθηγητής κ. Α. Δεληγιάννης, εκδόσεις Παρισιάνου 2. «Πρώτες βοήθειες», Ν. Γκούρτσας, εκδόσεις ΔΙΣΙΓΜΑ
Additional bibliography for study
1. M. Borjesson, A. Urhausen, E. Kouidi, D. Dugmore, S. Sharma, M. Halle, H. Heidbüchel, H. Björnstad, S. Gielen, A. Mezzani, D. Corrado, A. Pelliccia, L. Vanhees. Cardiovascular Evaluation of Middle-aged/Senior Individuals engaged in leisure-time sport activities: Position Stand from the sections of Exercise Physiology and Sports Cardiology of the European Association of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation (EACPR). European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation, 18(3):446-58, 2011 2. Smith D, Hoogenboom B. The use of cardiopulmonary resuscitation and the automated external defibrillator in the practice of sports physical therapy. Int J Sports Phys Ther 2011; 6(3):267-70. 3. Deligiannis A., Anastasakis A., Antoniades L., Bobotis G., Geleris P., Goudevenos J., Hahalis G., Kouidi E., Kranidis A., Kremastinos D., Lekakis J., Parcharidis G., Pyrgakis V., Rontogiannis G., Stefanadis C., Styliadis I., Vardas P. Recommendations for the cardiovascular screening of athletes. Hellenic J Cardiol 2010; 51(6):530-7. 4. Corrado D, Pelliccia A, Heidbuchel H, Sharma S, Link M, Basso C, Biffi A, Buja G, Delise P, Gussac I, Anastasakis A, Borjesson M, Bjørnstad HH, Carrè F, Deligiannis A, Dugmore D, Fagard R, Hoogsteen J, Mellwig KP, Panhuyzen-Goedkoop N, Solberg E, Vanhees L, Drezner J, Estes NA 3rd, Iliceto S, Maron BJ, Peidro R, Schwartz PJ, Stein R, Thiene G, Zeppilli P, McKenna WJ; Section of Sports Cardiology, European Association of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation. Recommendations for interpretation of 12-lead electrocardiogram in the athlete. Eur Heart J. 2010 Jan;31(2):243-59. 5. Smith D. Are all physical therapists qualified to provide sideline coverage of athletic events? Int J Sports Phys Ther 2012; 7(1):120-3. 6. Garber CE, Blissmer B, Deschenes MR, Franklin BA, Lamonte MJ, Lee IM, Nieman DC, Swain DP. American College of Sports Medicine position stand. Quantity and quality of exercise for developing and maintaining cardiorespiratory, musculoskeletal, and neuromotor fitness in apparently healthy adults: guidance for prescribing exercise Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2011; 43(7):1334-59. 7. O'Donovan G, Blazevich AJ, Boreham C, Cooper AR, Crank H, Ekelund U, Fox KR, Gately P, Giles-Corti B, Gill JM, Hamer M, McDermott I, Murphy M, Mutrie N, Reilly JJ, Saxton JM, Stamatakis E. The ABC of Physical Activity for Health: a consensus statement from the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences J Sports Sci. 2010; 28(6):573-91. 8. Deligiannis A, Björnstad H, Carre F, Heidbüchel H, Kouidi E, Panhuyzen-Goedkoop NM, Pigozzi F, Schänzer W, Vanhees L; ESC Study Group of Sports Cardiology. ESC study group of sports cardiology position paper on adverse cardiovascular effects of doping in athletes. Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 2006;13(5):687-94. 9. Plant T, Aref-Adib G.Travelling to new heights: practical high altitude medicine. Br J Hosp Med (Lond). 2008;69(6):348-52 2. L. Vanhees, J De Sutter, N. Geladas, F. Doyle, V. Cornelissen, E. Kouidi, D. Dugmore, D. Vanuzzo, M. Börjesson, P. Doherty Importance of characteristics and modalities of physical activity and exercise in defining the benefits to cardiovascular health within the general population: recommendations from the EACPR (Part I) European Journal of Preventive Cardiology 2012 3. L. Vanhees, N. Geladas, D. Hansen, E. Kouidi, J. Niebauer, Z. Reiner, V. Cornelissen, S. Adamopoulos, E. Prescott, M. Börjesson Importance of characteristics and modalities of physical activity and exercise in the management of cardiovascular health in individuals with cardiovascular risk factors: recommendations from the EACPR (Part II) European Journal of Preventive Cardiology 2012
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