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Nickos Geladas

Scientific discipline

-Human Physiology
-Exercise,  Fitness, and Health
-Exercise Prescription for Chronic Diseases
-Applied Sport Ergophysiology
-Scuba and Skin Diving: Physiology and Safety

Research interests
-Human performance under alien environmental conditions
-Fatigue mechanisms during prolonged exercise

-Undergraduate Degree: National Academy of Physical Education, 1980
-Master of Science (M.Sc.), School of Kinesiology, Simon Fraser University, Canada, 1986
-Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), School of Kinesiology, Simon Fraser University, Canada, 1990

Indicative Publications

  1. Geladas N.D. and Banister E.W. Effect of cold air inhalation in exercising subjects under heat stress, J. Appl. Physiol., 64(6): 2381- 2387, 1988.
  2. N. Geladas, G Nassis and S Pavlicevic. Somatic and physical traits affecting sprint swimming performance in young swimmers. International Journal of Sports Medicine, 26: 139-144, 2005.
  3. Platanou T, Geladas N. The influence of game duration and playing position on intensity of exercise during match-play in elite water polo players. JSportsSci., 24 (11): 1173-81, 2006.
  4. Missitzi J, Gentner R, Geladas N, Politis P, Karandreas. Plasticity in human motor cortex is in part genetically determined. J Physiol.2011 Jan 15;589(Pt 2):297-306.
  5. Kounalakis SN, Geladas ND. Cardiovascular drift and cerebral and muscle tissue oxygenation during prolonged cycling at different pedaling cadences. Appl Physiol Nutr Metab. 2012 Jun;37(3):407-17.
  6. Vanhees L, Geladas N, Hansen D, Kouidi E et al. Importance of characteristics and modalities of physical activity and exercise in the management of cardiovascular health in individuals with cardiovascular risk factors: recommendations from the EACPR. Part II. Eur J Prev Cardiol. 2012 Oct;19(5):1005-33. Review.
  7.  Zacharakis ED, Kounalakis SN, Nassis GP, Geladas ND. Cardiovascular drift in trained paraplegic and able-bodied individuals during prolonged wheelchair exercise: effect of fluid replacement. Appl Physiol Nutr Metab. 2013 Apr;38(4):375-81.
  8. Cherouveim ED, Botonis PG, Koskolou MD, Geladas ND. Effect of gender on maximal breath-hold time. Eur J Appl Physiol. 2013 May;113(5):1321-30.
  9. Botonis PG, Toubekis AG, Terzis GD, Geladas ND, Platanou TI. Performance decrement and skill deterioration during a water polo game are linked with the conditioning level of the athletes. J Strength Cond Res. 2015 Sep 1. [Epub ahead of print]
  10. Dimitrios I. Bourdas, Theodoros S. Tsakiris, Athanasios I. Konstantopoulos, Despoina V. Triantafillou and Nickos D. Geladas. The Hypercapnic Ventilatory Response: A Comparison Between Elite and Novice Skin Divers. The Open Sports Medicine Journal, 2014, 8, 16-2.