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Evaluation of vertical jump performance in boys and girls in the growth phase

Paschaleri, Z.*, Savva, E., Arabatzi, F.

Laboratory of Neuromechanics, Department of Physical Education and Sports Science, Serres, School of Physical Education and Sports Science, AUTh., Ag Ioannis, 62100, Serres, Greece

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Abstract

The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of sex and maturation on Counter Movement Jump (CMJ) performance in early adolescents.… Read the rest

The effect of different corrective feedback methods on the development of motor skills of different difficulty levels in children

Lola*, A.1, Votsis, E.1, Katartzi, Ε.2, Katsanis G.1, & Tzetzis, G.1

1School of Physical Education and Sport Science, Aristotle Univerity of Thessaloniki, Thermi, DPESS AUTH, 57001, Thessaloniki
2School of Physical Education And Sports Science at Serres, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Agios Ioannis, 62110, Serres

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Abstract

This research investigated the effects of three feedback methods with different feedback methods on the acquisition and retention of movement outcome for novel and learned badminton skills.… Read the rest

The impact of a Full Immersive Virtual Reality intervention on children’s reaction time

Amprasi, E.*, Vernadakis, N., Zetou E., Antoniou, P.
Department of Physical Education & Sport Sciences, Democritus University of Thrace, Campus, Komotini, 69132, Greece.

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Abstract

The purpose of this study was to examine whether there is a difference between a Full Immersive Virtual Reality-based and a typical training program, in female volleyball players aged 8-10 years old.… Read the rest

The fate of sickly and disabled new-born babies in ancient Greece (Sparta and Athens)

Trikkaliotis, D.1*, Mouratidou, A.A.2, Anastasiou, A.2

1Department of Early Childhood Education, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki,
University Campus – Education Faculty Tower (Thessaloniki City Centre), 54124
Thessaloniki
2Department of Physical Education & Sport Science, Faculty of Physical Education & Sport Sciences, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, New Thermi facilities Thessaloniki,
57001 Thessaloniki

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Abstract

Many authors are convinced that in ancient Sparta if a disable baby was born, then an assembly of aged man ordered it, without compassion, exposed on a special fearful place (Kaiadas) on the mount Taygetos to die.… Read the rest

A Longitudinal Study for the relationship Between Body Mass Index and Physical Activity Participation in Primary School Children

Doloma, D.*, Kampas, A., Agelousis, N., Michalopoulou, M.
Department of Physical Education & Sport Sciences, Democritus University of Thrace, Campus, Komotini, 69132, Greece.

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Abstract

The purpose of the study was to follow over time – from the first to the third grade – the correlation between the Body Mass Index (BMI) and the Physical Activity of elementary school children.… Read the rest

Working in a male-dominated universe: Stereotypical attitudes towards Greek female sports journalists

Spiliopoulos, P.1*, Mastrogiannakis, D.2, Kokkina, L.1, Tsigilis, N.1
1School of Journalism and Mass Media Communication, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 46 Egnatia, Thessaloniki, 54 625, Greece.
2Hellenic Open University, School of Social Sciences, Aristotelous 18, 26 335, Patras, Greece.
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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