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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

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

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

Body dissatisfaction, drive for thinness, eating attitudes in overweight adolescent boys and girls: the role of mother’s body dissatisfaction

Karaoglanidis, A.1*, Tsartsapakis, I.1, Koidou, I.1, Grouios, G.2, Evaggelinou, C.1

1Department of Physical Education & Sport Science at Serres, Faculty of Physical Education & Sport Sciences, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Ag Ioannis, Serres 62100, Greece.Read the rest

Olympic games: determinants of final ranking factors in men’s and women’s beach volley teams

Angelonidis, Y.*

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

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Abstract

The purpose of the current study was to find which performance indicators are more consequential in determining the final ranking of beach volleyball teams participating in the Olympics and to establish their appropriate cutoff values that can be considered as criteria that differentiate high-rank from low-rank teams.… Read the rest

Beach volley traits and trends in three consecutive Olympic competitions

Angelonidis, Y.*

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

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Abstract

The purpose of the present study was to track the basic traits and trends in beach volleyball games played in the last three Olympics.… Read the rest