Course Information
FacultyPhysical Education and Sport Science
SchoolPhysical Education and Sports Sciences (Thessaloniki)
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorEvangelia Kouidi
Course ID400000342

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

Registered students: 7
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreTheoretical Compulsory Courses536

Class Information
Academic Year2021 – 2022
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
General Prerequisites
This is a set course studied in the fifth semster of the basic studies
Learning Outcomes
Primary goal of this course is to provide all the necessary theoretical and practical information for the understanding of general and specific topics of Sports Medicine. Thus, the functional changes and adaptations from exercise training, as well as the effects of detraining in both athletes and patients of any age will be taught. Additionally, important questions, such as common disorders during exercise and first aids, as well as the health risks from the use of ergogenic aids will be discussed in depth.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Generate new research ideas
Course Content (Syllabus)
1. Sports science – content and aim 2. Acute responses and adaptations to exercise training 3. Preparticipation screening of athletes- Evaluation of functional capacity 4. Exercise and the environment 5. Exercise and child, woman, aged and general population 6. Exercise training as a therapeutic modality in diseases 7. Sports Nutrition 8. Infections and hygiene 9. Athletic injuries 10. Sudden cardiac death and exercise 11. First aids- Resuscitation– organisation of the sports medicine centre - content of the pharmacy used in sports 12. Exercise-induced syndromes- symptoms – systemic disorders 13. Ergogenic aids- Doping in sports
sports medicine, first aids, exercise-induced adaptations and disorders
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
power point presentations
Course Organization
Student Assessment
Written exams by the end of the semester
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Ιατρική της Άθλησης. Αστέριος Π. Δεληγιάννης. University Studio Press. 2. Αθλητιατρική. Scuderi GR., Mc Cann PD., Bruno P.J. Broken Hill Publishers Ltd. Επιμέλεια: Μπαλτόπουλος Π. Εκδόσεις Π.Χ. Πασχαλίδης 3. Ιατρική της Σωματικής Άσκησης. Αθλητιατρική Παθολογία. Ι. Σαράντης Χατζηκωνσταντίνου. Επιστημονικές Εκδόσεις Παρισιάνου Α.Ε.
Additional bibliography for study
Κατά τη διάρκεια των διαλέξεων προτείνονται νεώτερες βιβλιογραφίες. 1.Christou GA, Kouidi EJ, Anifanti MA, Sotiriou PG, Koutlianos NA, Deligiannis AP. Pathophysiological mechanisms of noncardiac syncope in athletes.Int J Cardiol. 2016 Dec 1;224:20-26. 2. Triantafyllidis A, Filos D, Claes J, Buys R, Cornelissen V, Kouidi E, Chouvarda I, Maglaveras N. Computerised decision support in physical activity interventions: A systematic literature review. Int J Med Inform. 2018 Mar;111:7-16. 3. Sotiriou P, Kouidi E, Karagiannis A, Koutlianos N, Geleris P, Vassilikos V, Deligiannis A. Arterial adaptations in athletes of dynamic and static sports disciplines - a pilot study.Clin Physiol Funct Imaging. 2019 May;39(3):183-191. 4. Pagourelias ED, Kouidi E, Vassilikos VP.Recommendations for participation in competitive sport in athletes with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: opening the sacks of Aeolus.Eur Heart J. 2019 Sep 21;40(36):3064.
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