BIOCHEMICAL ASSESSMENT OF SPORT PERFORMANCE

Course Information
TitleΒΙΟΧΗΜΙΚΗ ΑΞΙΟΛΟΓΗΣΗ ΤΗΣ ΑΘΛΗΤΙΚΗΣ ΑΠΟΔΟΣΗΣ / BIOCHEMICAL ASSESSMENT OF SPORT PERFORMANCE
Code061Κ
FacultyPhysical Education and Sport Science
SchoolPhysical Education and Sports Sciences (Thessaloniki)
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorVasileios Mougios
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID600001290

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

Registered students: 4
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreCompulsory Course belonging to the selected specialization (Compulsory Specialization Course)534

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours24
Class ID
600169407
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to know how biochemical tests in the blood of athletes or exercisers, in general, can be used to assess health status, physical fitness, sport performance, and suitability/effectiveness of training programmes.
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
Course Content (Syllabus)
1. Scope and value of the biochemical monitoring of exercisers 2. Hematological parameters 3. Iron status 4. Parameters of carbohydrate metabolism 5. Field test to construct a lactate-exercise intensity plot 6. Measuring lactate in the lab 7. Measuring glucose in the lab 8. Parameters of lipid metabolism 9. Parameters of protein metabolism 10. Parameters of phosphagen metabolism 11. Enzymes 12. Hormones 13. Integration of biochemical assessment
Keywords
biochemistry, athletes, assessment, iron status, carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, enzymes, hormones
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 Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Description
The course is taught with use of slides from a computer and with internet connection. The entire educational material is available through the e-learning platform, which is additionally used for quizzes during the lectures.
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures261.0
Laboratory Work20.1
Fieldwork20.1
Reading Assigment40.2
Written assigments301.2
Exams361.4
Total1004
Student Assessment
Description
Quizzes during the lectures, 20% Project, 20% Final exam, 60%
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
  • Quizzes
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Mougios V. (2008) Βιοχημεία της άσκησης, Εκδόσεις Πασχαλίδης, ISBN: 9789603996989
Last Update
04-10-2019