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The emergence of the Sports Press in the midst of economic crisis. LIVE SPORT: a case study

(Tzekis, A., Spiliopoulos, P.). The purpose of this study was to investigate the business tactics followed by the owners of the sports newspaper Live Sport which was initially published in Greece in 2012, and is still in circulation up to date. That is, a) in the midst of the country’s economic crisis and also simultaneously … Continue reading

Perceptions about the quality of life of students who participate in dance and sports activities in relation those who live a sedentary lifestyle

(Bourouzikas, I., Filippou, F., Derri, V., Vernadakis, N.). The purpose of this study was to examine whether students’ participation in dance and sports activities – individual or team sports – differentiates perceptions of life quality in relation to those who lead a sedentary lifestyle. In addition, gender was examined as a differentiating factor of these … Continue reading

Psychological skills of Greek table tennis players

(Xanthopoulos, Ch., Bebetsos, E., Mavridis, G., Antoniou, P.). The purpose of this study was to investigate certain psychological skills of Greek table tennis athletes. The sample consisted of 152 athletes from all over Greece (108 men, 44 women). For the assessment of their psychological skills, the ACSI-28 questionnaire, adapted for the Greek public by Goudas, … Continue reading

Analysis of pacing strategies of fitness men in CrossFit games

(Gianzina, E.). The main aim of this study was to record and analyze the pacing strategies of fitness men during the 2015 National CrossFit Championship that took place in Thessaloniki, Greece. We were also interested to observe if the pacing strategies would be affected by the number and the type of the exercises performed by … Continue reading

The effect of different strength training protocols on the jumping ability of amateur female volleyball players

(Goudas, K., Kasabalis, A., Douda, H., Tokmakidis, S.). Purpose: The purpose of the study was to examine the effect of different strength training protocols on the jumping ability of amateur female volleyball players. Methods: 48 female volleyball athletes aged 18-32 years (M±SD=24.5±4.2 years) were divided into 2 groups, 2 experimental and one control group (N=16). … Continue reading

Influence of age on levels: team cohesion, aggression & sport satisfaction

(Brisimis, E., Bebetsos, E., Krommidas, Ch.). The necessity and purpose of this research was to investigate the potential influence of the age group on: (1) cohesion, (2) aggression, and (3) athletic satisfaction. The subjects were 615 athletes (291 men and 324 women), aged 18-36 years (M= 21.2, SD= 4.8), who participated in soccer, basketball, volleyball, … Continue reading