Sports Cardiology - Pathology

Course Information
TitleΚαρδιολογία-Παθολογία Αθλουμένων / Sports Cardiology - Pathology
Interdepartmental ProgrammeIPPS Sports and Health (2018-today)
Collaborating SchoolsPhysical Education and Sports Sciences (Thessaloniki)
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorEvangelia Kouidi
Course ID600015186

Programme of Study: IPPS Sports and Health (2018-today)

Registered students: 21
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Sports medicineCompulsory Course belonging to the selected specialization (Compulsory Specialization Course)3210
Physical Exercise and HealthElective Course belonging to the selected specialization (Elective Specialization Course)3210

Class Information
Academic Year2021 – 2022
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
General Prerequisites
This course can be chosen form students having finished the fourth semester of their studies
Learning Outcomes
The primary aim is to present the common exercise-induced disorders or those that may not be straightly connected to exercise (e.g. influenced by the environment). Additional goal of this course is to provide all the necessary theoretical and practical information for the primary handling of some disorders during exercise.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
Course Content (Syllabus)
1. Common disorders during exercise and symptoms – estimation and handling 2. Exercise-induced syndromes 3. Wound-bleeding 4. Diabetes mellitus, other metabolic disorders and exercise 5. Asthma, exercise-induced bronchospasm 6. Syncope – reason and handling 7. Allergy- hypersensitivity disorders 8. Anemia and exercise 9. Chocking -first aids 10. Burn – first aids 11. Hypertension - hypotension and exercise - first aids 12. Organisation of the sports medicine centre - content of the pharmacy used in sports 13. Resuscitation– practical application
first aids, exercise-induced disorders
Educational Material Types
  • scientific articles, reviews
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
power point presentations
Course Organization
Student Assessment
Written exams by the end of each semester
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. «Καρδιολογία της Άθλησης», Καθηγητής κ. Α. Δεληγιάννης, εκδόσεις Παρισιάνου 2. «Πρώτες βοήθειες», Ν. Γκούρτσας, εκδόσεις ΔΙΣΙΓΜΑ
Additional bibliography for study
1. 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 2. L. Vanhees, J De Sutter, N. Geladas, F. Doyle, V. Cornelissen, E. Kouidi, D. Dugmore, D. Vanuzzo, M. Börjesson, P. Doherty Importance of characteristics and modalities of physical activity and exercise in defining the benefits to cardiovascular health within the general population: recommendations from the EACPR (Part I) European Journal of Preventive Cardiology 2012 3. L. Vanhees, N. Geladas, D. Hansen, E. Kouidi, J. Niebauer, Z. Reiner, V. Cornelissen, S. Adamopoulos, E. Prescott, M. Börjesson Importance of characteristics and modalities of physical activity and exercise in the management of cardiovascular health in individuals with cardiovascular risk factors: recommendations from the EACPR (Part II) European Journal of Preventive Cardiology 2012
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