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The effects of collaborative method in traditional dances teaching and space orientation of 9-12 years old children

Zetou, E.*, Pitsi, A., Filippou, F., Blani, N., Mountaki, F.
School of Physical Education and Sport Sciences, Democritus University of Thrace, 69100 Komotini.

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Abstract

The purpose of this research was to evaluate the impact of the collaborative method on the learning two Greek traditional dances (Kalamatianos and Zonaradikos) and space orientation ability, in children.… Read the rest

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

Tzekis, A.1*, Spiliopoulos, P.2

1Department of Communication, Media and Culture, Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences, Syngrou Avenue 136, 17671, Athens, Greece.
2School of Journalism and Mass Media Communication, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 46 Egnatia, Thessaloniki, 54625, Greece.
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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.

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

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Abstract

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.… Read the rest

Psychological skills of Greek table tennis players

Xanthopoulos, Ch.*, Bebetsos, E., Mavridis, G., Antoniou, P.

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

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Abstract

The purpose of this study was to investigate certain psychological skills of Greek table tennis athletes.… Read the rest

Analysis of pacing strategies of fitness men in CrossFit games

Gianzina, E.*

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

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Abstract

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.… Read the rest

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

Goudas, K., Kasabalis, A.*, Douda, H., Tokmakidis, S.

School of Physical Education & Sport Science, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece.

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Abstract

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.… Read the rest

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

Brisimis, E.1, Bebetsos, E.2, Krommidas, Ch.1

1Department of Physical Education and Sport Sciences, University of Thessaly, Trikala.
2School of Physical Education and Sport Sciences, Democritus University of Thrace, Komotini.

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Abstract

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.… Read the rest

The efficacy of different Aerobic, Pilates and combined therapeutic exercise protocols to functional capacity, fatigue and quality of life in adults with Multiple Sclerosis: controlled experimental intervention

Garopoulou, V.1,5*, Meke, M.2, Latsiou, E.3, Papakonstantinou, G.4, Mouzakidis, C.5, Notas, K.6, Orologas, A.6, Tsolaki M.1,5

1Scientific Collaborator at 1st Neurology DEPT – AHEPA University General Hospital, Greece
2,4European College of Sports and Exercise Physicians (E.C.O.S.E.P.)
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Elementary School Pupils’ Participation in Physical Education class: Gender and class attendance as Satisfaction’s differentiator factor

Masadis, G.1, Koultzi, A.2, Kouli, O.1, Bebetsos, E.1, Rokka, St.1, Samara, E.3, Filippou, F.1*

1Department of Physical Education & Sport Science, School of Physical Education & Sport Science, Democritus University of Thrace, 69100, Greece
2Rhodes Music School
35th High School of Katerini

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Abstract

The aim of this study was to investigate: a.… Read the rest

Recording the accessibility of the infrastructure for sports clubs of individuals with movement impairments in Greece

Graikinis-Evaggelinos, P.1*, Tsitskari, Ε.1, Kourtesis, T.1 Alexandris, Ε.2

1Department of Physical Education & Sport Science, School of Physical Education & Sport Science, Democritus University of Thrace, 69100, Greece
2Department of Physical Education & Sport Science, School of Physical Education & Sport Science, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 57001, Greece

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Abstract

The meaning of accessibility is reflected in the first chapter of the UN (United Nation) on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, the elimination of inequalities and the improvement of living conditions.… Read the rest