Course Information
FacultyPhysical Education and Sport Science
SchoolPhysical Education and Sports Sciences (Thessaloniki)
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorVasiliki Manou
Course ID600013363

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

Registered students: 447
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreTheoretical Compulsory Courses426

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course students will: • have acquired the basic knowledge of training theory • can design exercise programs to improve muscular strength • can design exercise programs to improve speed • can design exercise programs to improve endurance • can design annual training for individual and team sports • can design exercise programs to maintain and improve health • can design exercise programs for children, adults and the elderly
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 in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
1. Basic concepts of training. 2. Biological laws and regulations of training. 3. Training principles. 4. Guidance, regulation of the training process. 5. Technique. 6. Strength training, basic forms of strength. strength development methodology. Developing strength in childhood and adolescence. Strength development in the elderly. Design exercise programs to develop strength. Assessment of strength. 7. Speed, Forms of Speed. Speed ​​development methodology. Speed ​​development in childhood and adolescence. Design training programs for speed development. Speed ​​assessment. 8. Endurance training, forms of endurance. Methodology for development of endurance. Development of endurancein childhood and adolescence. Development of endurancein the elderly. Design training programs for endurance development. Evaluation of endurance. 9. Flexibility, key concepts, impact factors. Flexibility development methodology. Flexibility and age. Design training programs for flexibility development. Assessment of flexibility. 10. Coordination skills.
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
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Course Organization
Laboratory Work80.3
Reading Assigment351.4
Interactive Teaching in Information Center40.2
Student Assessment
• Written, with multiple choice questions. • Quiz during lessons.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Grosser, M. & Starischka, S. (2007). Προπόνηση Φυσικής Κατάστασης. Β’ βελτιωμένη έκδοση. (Επιμέλεια: Κέλλης Σπύρος). Θεσσαλονίκη: Εκδόσεις Σάλτο. 2. Baechle T. R.,Earle R. W. (2009). Βασικές αρχές της προπόνησης με αντίσταση. Κύπρος: Broken Hill Publishers Ltd.
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