Course Information
FacultyPhysical Education and Sport Science
SchoolPhysical Education and Sports Sciences (Thessaloniki)
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorThomas Metaxas
Course ID600001309

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

Registered students: 93
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreCompulsory Course belonging to the selected specialization (Compulsory Specialization Course)634

Class Information
Academic Year2022 – 2023
Class PeriodSpring
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
Course Type 2021
Specific Foundation
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
The course is designed to study the methods of measurement and evaluation of physical capacity in the muscular effort, the biological determinants of human performance parameters and biological adaptations achieved by exercise. Moreover, given the opportunity to study the physiological adaptations of the athletes leading to improvement and maximize athletic performance.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Be critical and self-critical
Course Content (Syllabus)
1. Introduction of Ergometry, ergometric proccess, measurment and evaluation, scientific criteria 2. Basic and expert ergometric devices, comparison, and exercise protocols 3. Anthropometric measurements, analysis of human body, laboratory methods of body fat assessments, hydrostatic weight, practical procedures 4. Determination of Vo2max, resting spirometry, anaerobic threshold 5. Practical procedure 6. Measurment and evaluation of muscle strength 7. Prctical procedure 8. Field tests of aerobic capacity 9. Practical procedure 10. Field tests of sprint and speed performance 11. Practical procedure 12. Laboratory methods and analysis of muscle tissue 13. Τhe importance of ergometric evaluation in phyical education and elite sports
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Course Organization
Laboratory Work251
Reading Assigment502
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)
Εργομετρία, συγγραφέας Β. Κλεισούρας, N. Γελαδάς, Μ. Κοσκολού
Additional bibliography for study
ΛΕΞΕΙΣ ΚΛΕΙΔΙΑ ΑΝΑΖΗΤΗΣΗΣ ΣΤΟ ΔΙΑΔΙΚΤΥΟ physiological assessments, evaluation of human performance, ergospirometric evaluation, treadmill or cycle ergometer, ergometric measurements, estimation or prediction or determination of maximal oxygen consumption, maximal aerobic and anaerobic power, aerobic and anaerobic endurance, anaerobic threshold, continuous and intermittent protocols, assessments of muscle strength and power, isokinetic dynamometer, anthropometry, body composition assessments, cardiorespiratory and metabolic adaptations, skeletal muscle, muscle biopsies, immunohistochemistry analysis of muscles biopsies, electrophoresis analysis, heart rate monitoring, telemetry, maximal and submaximal exercise testing, practical applications, field and laboratory tests
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