Course Information
FacultyPhysical Education and Sport Science
SchoolPhysical Education and Sports Sciences (Thessaloniki)
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorEvangelia Kouidi
Course ID600001284

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

Registered students: 28
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreCompulsory Course belonging to the selected specialization (Compulsory Specialization Course)534

Class Information
Academic Year2021 – 2022
Class PeriodWinter
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
  • Distance learning
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
General Prerequisites
physiology, sports medicine
Learning Outcomes
Evaluation of the screeining tools used in the preparticipation screening of athletes, the application of the screening tools and the criteria used for safe training
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
Course Content (Syllabus)
1. Medical screening of athletes- Personal and family history 2. Antropometry - body fat estimation 3. Pulse 4. Clinical examination of the cardiovascular system- practical application 5. Blood pressure- practical application 6. Electrocardiogram- practical application 7. Arrhythmias- 24-hour monitoring of the cardiac rhythm 8. Exercise testing- practical application 9. Echocardiogram- practical application 10. Respiratory system-X-Rays-Clinical examination 11. Spirometry-practical application 12. Tilt testing-practical application 13. Telemedicine in sports
sports medicine, preparticipation screening
Educational Material Types
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
power point, videos
Course Organization
Laboratory Work502
Student Assessment
written exams
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
"Ιατρική της Άθλησης» του Kαθηγητή κ. Α. Δεληγιάννη, εκδόσεις University Studio Press
Additional bibliography for study
1. A. Deligiannis, A. Anastasakis, L. Antoniades, G. Bobotis, P. Geleris, J. Goudevenos, G. Hahalis, E. Kouidi, A. Kranidis, D. Kremastinos, J. Lekakis, G. Parcharidis, V. Pyrgakis, G. Rontogiannis, C. Stefanadis, I. Styliadis, P. Vardas. Recommendations for the cardiovascular screening of athletes. Hellenic J Cardiol, 51(6):530-7, 2010 2. A. Mezzani, P. Agostoni, A. Cohen-Solal, U. Corrà, A. Jegier, E. Kouidi, S. Mazic, P. Meurin, M. Piepoli, A. Simon, CV. Laethem, L. Vanhees.Standards for the use of cardiopulmonary exercise testing for the functional evaluation of cardiac patients: a report from the Exercise Physiology Section of the European Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation.Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil, 16: 249-67, 2009 3.M. Borjesson, A. Urhausen, E. Kouidi, D. Dugmore, S. Sharma, M. Halle, H. Heidbüchel, H. Björnstad, S. Gielen, A. Mezzani, D. Corrado, A. Pelliccia, L. Vanhees. Cardiovascular Evaluation of Middle-aged/Senior Individuals engaged in leisure-time sport activities: Position Stand from the sections of Exercise Physiology and Sports Cardiology of the European Association of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation (EACPR). European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation, 18(3):446-58, 2011. 4. P. Deligiannis, A-S Deligiannis, E. Kouidi Trends in e-Health monitoring implementation in sports. Sport- und präventivmedizin, 41(2): 34-37, 2011 5. E. Pagourelias, GK Efthimiadis, E. Kouidi, N Fragakis, VG Athyros, P Geleris.Athlete's Heart or Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: The Dilemma Is Still There. Am J Cardiol, 15(12): 1841-2, 2011
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