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Yannis Giossos

Scientific discipline
Philosophy of Sport


Research interests 
-Philosophy and History of Physical education
-Philosophy and History of Sport
-Open education

-BA in Physical Education and Sport Science: National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, 1983
-Ph.D. in Sport Studies: National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, 1994
-Med in Studies of Education: Hellenic Open University 2009

Indicative Publications (A)

  1. Giossos, I. & Skavatzos, K. John Locke: The English philosopher and his beliefs for the education and for the physical education. Athletic History and Philosophy (in press)
  2. Giossos, I. (2012). Jean Jacques Rousseau: The French philosopher and his beliefs for the education and for the physical education. Kinesiology. The humanities, 1, 23-31. Διαθέσιμο στο: http://kinisiologia.phed.uoa.gr/fileadmin/kinisiologia.phed.uoa.gr/uploads/TEYCHOS_ANTHROPISTIKIS.pdf
  3. Giossos, I., Sotiropoulos, A., Souglis, A. & Dafopoulou, G. (2011). Reconsidering on the early types of football. Baltic Journal of Health and Physical Activity, 3(2), 129-134
  4. Giossos, I., Skavatzos, K. & Koutsouba, M. (2010). The ideological and Historical Crisis of Aims of Physical Education in Greece 1932-1957. Studies in Physical Culture and Tourism, 17(4), 335-340.
  5. Giossos, I., Skavatzos, K. Sotiropoulos, A & Gregoriadis, D. (2010). The way PE soccer students of The Department of Physical Education and Sport Science of the University of Athens conceive the sport character. Physical Education Sport-Health, 26/27, 7-15
  6. Giossos, I. (2007). Scoring for the Homeland: The soccer team of the refugees of Volos. Studies in Physical Culture and Tourism, 14(1), 53-67.
  7. Giossos, Ι. (2003). A Proposed model for evaluation of Olympic and sport education programs. Studies in Physical education and Tourism, 10(2), 89-95
  8. Mastora I. & Giossos, I., (2001). Definition, content and educational aims of Olympic Education. Athletic History and Philosophy, 1: 79-91

Indicative Publications (B)               

  1. Giossos, Ι., Koutsouba, M. & Mavroidis I. (2016) Development of an Instrument for Measuring Learner–Teacher Transactional Distance, American Journal of Distance Education, 30(2), 98-108, DOI: 10.1080/08923647.2016.1156374 Διαθέσιμο στο: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08923647.2016.1156374
  2. Giossos, Ι., Koutsouba, M., Lionarakis, A., Skavantzos, K., (2009) Reconsidering Moore’s transactional distance theory. European Journal of Open, Distance & E-Learning 2. Διαθέσιμο στο: http://www.eurodl.org/materials/contrib/2009/Giossos_Koutsouba_Lionarakis_Skavantzos.htm