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Physical fitness and body mass index in Greek high school students

Argiropoulou, E.C.*, Michalopoulou, M., Douda, H., Agelousis, N.

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

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Abstract

The aim of this study was to determine the relationship between performance in physical fitness tests and Body Mass Index in high school students in Greece.… Read the rest “Physical fitness and body mass index in Greek high school students”

The Immediate Effects of a Combine Treatment Protocol with Manual Therapy and Physical Modalities on the Upper Trapezius Trigger Points in Subjects of Acute Neck Pain: a Randomized Controlled Trial

Sykaras, E.*

Faculty of Physical Education and Sports Sciences, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, 57001 Thermi Thessaloniki

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Abstract

Background: The purpose of this study was to investigate the immediate effects of two treatment protocols of manual techniques and physical modalities in subjects with active trigger point of the upper trapezius muscle.… Read the rest “The Immediate Effects of a Combine Treatment Protocol with Manual Therapy and Physical Modalities on the Upper Trapezius Trigger Points in Subjects of Acute Neck Pain: a Randomized Controlled Trial”

Knowledge of elementary school educators in Cyprus regarding developmental coordination disorder in childhood

Anastasiadis, M1*., Kourtessis, T2., Zisi, V3. & Kioumourtzoglou, E1.

1Department of Life & Health Sciences, University of Nicosia
2Department of Physical Education & Sport Sciences, Democritus University of Thrace
3Department of Physical Education & Sport Sciences, University of Thessaly

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Abstract

The purpose of this study was to investigate and record the knowledge of Cypriot educators, in regards to Development Disorders and Movement Coordination.… Read the rest “Knowledge of elementary school educators in Cyprus regarding developmental coordination disorder in childhood”

Assessment instruments on children‘s internalizing behaviour: A review of their psychometric properties, functioning and applications

Efstratopoulou A. M.*

School of Social Sciences, Department of Special Education and Inclusion, Bishop Grosseteste University, U.K.

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Abstract

The study aims to summarize assessment instruments for teachers and practitioners to record externalized and internalized problems in children.… Read the rest “Assessment instruments on children‘s internalizing behaviour: A review of their psychometric properties, functioning and applications”

Cross Cultural Adaptation and Pilot Use of the Motor Assessment Scale (MAS) into Greek

Lampropoulou, S.*1,2, Vardoulakis, S.2, Miraka, E.2, Gedikoglou, I. A.2 & Billis, E.2  

1Department of Life & Health Sciences, University of Nicosia
2Physiotherapy Department, School of Health & Welfare Professions, TEI of Western Greece

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Abstract

Aim and Objectives: The lack of Greek outcome measures for motor assessment of patients with stroke led to the present research with the aim to culturally translate and adapt the Motor Assessment Scale (MAS) into Greek.… Read the rest “Cross Cultural Adaptation and Pilot Use of the Motor Assessment Scale (MAS) into Greek”

Is there a relationship between Social Physique Anxiety and parental involvement in Greek ballet dancers, rhythmic gymnastics and swimming athletes during adolescence?

Evgenia Giannitsopoulou E.

School of Physical Education & Sport Science, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, New facilities, Thermi, 57001

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Abstract

Women participate in different types of physical activity. Rhythmic gymnastics, swimming and ballet dance classes are usually chosen from childhood to late adolescence and parents are deeply involved in this participation and afterwards.… Read the rest “Is there a relationship between Social Physique Anxiety and parental involvement in Greek ballet dancers, rhythmic gymnastics and swimming athletes during adolescence?”

Investigation of the Relationship Between Coaching Behavior and Motivation Among Greek and Cypriot Male and Female Basketball Athletes

Grapsas, Ι., Bebetsos, Ε., Godolias, G. & Tsamourtzis, Ε.

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

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Abstract

The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between coaching behavior and athlete’s motivation and how this relationship affects them to factors such as sex and nationality.… Read the rest “Investigation of the Relationship Between Coaching Behavior and Motivation Among Greek and Cypriot Male and Female Basketball Athletes”

Empathy ability in children with motor coordination disorders

Maria A. Efstratopoulou1*, Maria Sofologi2

1 School of Social Sciences, Department of Special Education and Inclusion, Bishop Grosseteste University, U.K.
2 Department of Psychology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

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Abstract

Aim: Children with motor coordination problems are known to have emotional difficulties and poor social skills.… Read the rest “Empathy ability in children with motor coordination disorders”

The Relationship Between Various Team Sports and Body Dissatisfaction, Motivation for Body Weight Loss, Eating Attitudes and Self-Esteem of Young Female Athletes with Normal Weight

Koidou, Irene

School of Physical Education & Sports Science in Serres, Faculty of Physical Education & Sport Sciences, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

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Abstract

Body image is a significant well-being factor in puberty. Negative body image is related to low self-esteem, depression and eating disorders.… Read the rest “The Relationship Between Various Team Sports and Body Dissatisfaction, Motivation for Body Weight Loss, Eating Attitudes and Self-Esteem of Young Female Athletes with Normal Weight”

Differences in Cognitive Function Among Hellenic Folk Dancers, Exercisers and Non-exercisers

Maria, E. Bougiesi, Thomy Ζ. Zisi, Vasiliki Z. Zisi*

School of Physical Education and Sport Science, University of Thessaly

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Abstract

Cognitive function is an important parameter of psychological health and affects every day functioning. Purpose:  The purpose of this study was to determine whether participation in Greek traditional dance affects the differentiation of cognitive function, as opposed to other forms of exercise.… Read the rest “Differences in Cognitive Function Among Hellenic Folk Dancers, Exercisers and Non-exercisers”