Exercise Physiology

Course Information
TitleΕΡΓΟΦΥΣΙΟΛΟΓΙΑ / Exercise Physiology
FacultyPhysical Education and Sport Science
SchoolPhysical Education and Sport Science (Serres)
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
Course ID260000107

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

Registered students: 57
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory CourseWinter/Spring-6

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
  • Distance learning
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: -understand the biological adaptations caused by muscle work to maximize human performance -recognize the contribution of measurement and evaluation to the achievement of specific educational goals and objectives of physical education -apply the basic principles of exercise physiology in sports and physical education -describe the basic principles and mechanisms of exercise physiology -highlight the scientific application of exercise to improve health and physical performance -design exercise programs for the general population and training programs for athletes based on the principles of exercise physiology
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Work in an international context
  • Generate new research ideas
Course Content (Syllabus)
- Subject of Exercise Physiology - Muscle contraction. Muscle performance. - Neuromuscular control. - Sources of muscle energy. - Anaerobic and aerobic capacity. - Nutrition and physical performance. - Thermoregulation during exercise. - Training and biological adaptations. - Physical exercise and development. - Applied Exercise Physiology in sports.
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
Course Organization
Reading Assigment562.2
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
-Φυσιολογία της άσκησης: Θεωρία και εφαρμογές ευρωστίας και απόδοσης, Powers Scott, Howley Edward -Εργοφυσιολογία, Κλεισούρας Β
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