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The impact of a cinema literacy program through the theory of planned behaviour on the attitudes of primary school students towards people with special educational needs and disabilities

Poulios, I.1*, Evaggelinou, C.1, Antoniou, P.2, Tsigilis, N.3, Dimitropoulou, D.1, Christallis, C.1

1School of Physical Education & Sport Sciences – Serres, Laboratory of Adaptive Physical Education, 62110 Agios Ioannis, Serres, Greece
2Department of Physical Education & Sport Science, School of Physical Education & Sport Science, Democritus University of Thrace, Komotini 69100, Greece
3Department of Journalism and Mass Media Communication, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 46 Egnatia Ave, 54625 Thessaloniki, Greece

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Abstract

The purpose of this study was to examine the impact of an intervention program on cinema literacy on the attitudes of students in the last two grades of Primary Education towards students with Disabilities and / or Special Educational Needs.… Read the rest

Motor assessment of preschool Roma children

Siliachli, A., Giagazoglou, P.*

Department of Physical Education & Sport Science at Serres, School of Physical Education & Sport Sciences, 62110 Agios Ioannis, Serres, Greece

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Abstract

The purpose of the present study was the examination of the motor development of preschool Roma children and the detection of possible differences with preschool children of native population.… Read the rest

Historical investigation and emergence of the exercises and acrobatics that refer to parkour

Kaimakamis, D.*

Department of Physical Education and Sports Science, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thermi 54124, Thessaloniki, Greece

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Abstract

The aim of this study was to investigate and record all the elements and acrobatics that man has cultivated, from the ancient times until the modern days, but also to make the comparison and the emergence of these elements and their relationship to a sport, which internationally is called parkour.… Read the rest

Teacher rating checklists as assessment tools for the detection of Developmental Coordination Disorder: Their suitability for use by educators

Dimitropoulou, D.1*, Evaggelinou, C.1, Kourtesis, T.2, Ellinoudis, T.1

1School of Physical Education & Sport Sciences – Serres, Laboratory of
Adaptive Physical Education, 62110 Agios Ioannis, Serres, Greece
2Department of Physical Education & Sport Science, School of Physical Education & Sport Science, Democritus University of Thrace, Komotini 69100, Greece

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Abstract

Movement difficulties which impact motor activities of daily living as well as school activities, like handwriting are a basic/main characteristic in children with developmental coordination disorder (DCD).… Read the rest

A longitudinal study of the success factors in high-level male Volleyball

Drikos, S.*

National & Kapodistiran University of Athens, School of Physical Education & Sport Sciences, 41 Ethnikis Antistasis Avenue, Athens, 17237, Greece

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Abstract

In Volleyball a team’s performance in skills is connected to the game result and to the team’s success in a championship.… Read the rest

Pass level and the outcome of attack for age categories in male Volleyball

Drikos, S.*

National & Kapodistiran University of Athens, School of Physical Education & Sport Sciences, 41 Ethnikis Antistasis Avenue, Athens, 17237, Greece

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Abstract

In Volleyball, complex 1 consists of pass-set-attack skills in this specified order. This sequence is a stable pattern to win a point.… Read the rest

Comparative study of Greek athletes in terms of their satisfaction and coaching behavior in individual and team sports

Sakellarides, I.*, Zetou, E., Bebetsos, E., Kourtessis, T.

Department of Physical Education & Sport Science, School of Physical Education & Sport Science, Democritus University of Thrace, Komotini 69100, Greece

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Abstract

The purpose of this research was to examine the satisfaction of athletes’ participation in individual and team sports and to relate it to their attitudes towards coaching behavior.… Read the rest

From the Pan-Balkan to the Balkan Games: A chronicle of transition and an overview of the political aspect of the Games

Panou, E.*, Anastasiou, A.

Department of Physical Education and Sports Science, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thermi 57001, Thessaloniki, Greece

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Abstract

The purpose of the present study is to explore the pivotal role sport has played in the political and diplomatic goings-on in the Aemos Peninsula, in a period during which Balkan countries sought to bring about a rapprochement among them.… Read the rest

Differentiated Teaching of Traditional Dances for Motivation, Indifferent to Dance, Elementary School Students

Filippou, S.*, Koupani, A., Rokka, S., Bebetsos, V.

School of Physical Education & Sport Science, Democritus University of Thrace, Campus Komotini, 69132, Greece

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Abstract

The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of an interventional traditional dance program using different types of dance, on the motivation of -initially indifferent- primary school students, to learn Greece traditional dance.… Read the rest

The war dances and their role in the youth’s military education in ancient Greece

Douka, S.*

Department of Physical Education and Sports Science, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thermi 54124, Thessaloniki, Greece.

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Abstract

War dances had a significant role in ancient Greeks’ life before, during and after the classical period. The aim of the current research is to study the significance of military preparation in ancient Greeks’ life and to make a reference to war dances, especially dance pyrrhichios; the most prominent dance of this category.… Read the rest