LIMITS OF HUMAN PERFORMANCE

Course Information
TitleΟΡΙΑ ΑΘΛΗΤΙΚΗΣ ΑΠΟΔΟΣΗΣ / LIMITS OF HUMAN PERFORMANCE
CodeΕΠ0161/4
FacultyPhysical Education and Sport Science
SchoolPhysical Education and Sports Sciences (Thessaloniki)
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorKosmas Christoulas
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID600001356

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

Registered students: 46
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreElective Theoretical Courses422

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodSpring
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
600169298
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
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 autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
Course Content (Syllabus)
Performance and biological adaptations. Genetically predetermined limits. Muscle fibers and heredity. Determinants and limiting factors of VO2max. Limits of anaerobic performance. Limits of respiratory function. Limits of the cardiovascular system - athletic heart. Limits on neuromuscular function and performance. Limits of human performance in extreme environmental conditions. Psychosocial approach the limits of athletic performance. Limits of performance in middle and old age. Doping.
Keywords
Limits, aerobic capacity, anaerobic capacity, muscle function, athletic performance, doping
Educational Material Types
  • 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
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures251
Reading Assigment251
Total502
Student Assessment
Description
Final written examination with a combination of multiple choice questions and development.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. ΕΡΓΟΦΥΣΙΟΛΟΓΙΑ, Β. Κλεισούρα, Εκδόσεις Πασχαλιδη, Αθήνα 2004. 2. Φυσιολογία της Άσκησης: Μία Ολιστική Προσέγγιση”, Peter B. Raven, David H. Wasserman, William G. Squires, Jr&Tinker D. Murray, Ιατρικές Εκδόσεις Λαγός Δημήτριος, Αθήνα 2016. 3. Σημειώσεις του μαθήματος
Additional bibliography for study
1. McArdle W.D., Katch F.I., Katch V.L. (2001). Φυσιολογία της Άσκησης, 2η έκδοση. Επιστημονική επιμέλεια Κλεισούρας Β. Εκδόσεις Πασχαλίδη, Αθήνα. 2. Åstrand P.O., Rodhal K., Dahl A.H., Stromme S.B. (2003). Text-book of work physiology: Physiological bases of exercise. Champaign, Il: Human Kinetics.
Last Update
17-07-2020