Physiological Adaptation to Ageing

Course Information
TitleΦυσιολογικές προσαρμογές κατά τη γήρανση / Physiological Adaptation to Ageing
CodeΓΚ5000
FacultyPhysical Education and Sport Science
SchoolPhysical Education and Sport Science (Serres)
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID260000613

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

Registered students: 25
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSTheoretical ElectiveWinter/Spring-3

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
600183477
Course Category
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
  • Distance learning
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: -describe the theories and underlying biological mechanisms of aging, why we age -recognize the structure and function of the various cells, tissues, organs and physiological systems of the human body during aging -understand the biological, morphological and functional alterations/adaptations observed in the human body during aging -evaluate the effect of exercise and nutrition on the physiological adaptations observed during aging
General Competences
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
• Introduction - Aging as a normal process-Aging theories-Special topics • Biological, morphological and functional adaptations of the various systems • Circulatory System • Respiratory system • Skeletal system • Nervous system • Muscle system • Endocrine system-Metabolism • Urinary system • Digestive system • Sensory organs
Keywords
aging, physiological adaptations, exercise, nutrition
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
  • scientific papers
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
Communication with students through the e-learning service (elearning). Posting of relevant educational material, information and announcements regarding the course (eg, scientific papers, PowerPoint presentations, internet lectures by scientists / researchers specializing in aging, links to video animations, interactive exercises).
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures401.5
Reading Assigment381.5
Total783
Student Assessment
Description
The evaluation and progress of the students will be achieved by: a) the presentation of a scientific article, b) as well as the final written examination in the content of the scientific articles presentations of all students.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Additional bibliography for study
Επιστημονικά άρθρα, παρουσιάσεις PowerPoint, διαλέξεις για τις φυσιολογικές προσαρμογές κατά τη γήρανση
Last Update
16-11-2020