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Apostolos Theodorou

Scientific Discipline
Horizontal and vertical Jumps of athletics

-Didactics and Theory of Training in Track and Field Jumping Events
-Theory of Athletic Training
-Teaching Methods in Track and Field Jumping Events

Research interests
-Biomechanics in athletics
-Motor control and behaviour in athletics
-Coaching science in athletics

-B.sc. in Physical Education and Sports Sciences. National & Kapodistrian University of Athens.
-M.sc. in Sports Coaching. University of Sheffield, UK.
-Ph.D. Title: «The effects of an acute loading with or without carbohydrates and subsequent maintenance supplementation on muscle metabolites and anaerobic performance». Leeds Metropolitan University, Leeds, UK.

Ενδεικτικές δημοσιεύσεις

  1. Panteli, F.N., Smirniotou, A., and Theodorou, A. (2015). Performance environment and nested task constraints influence long jump approach run: a preliminary study. Journal of sports sciences, DOI: 10.1080/02640414.2015.1092567
  2. Panteli, F.N., Theodorou, A., Pilianidis, and T., Smirniotou, A. (2014). Locomotor control in the long jump approach run in young novice athletes. Journal of sports sciences, Vol. 32, No.2, 149-156 DOI: 10.1080/02640414.2013.810344
  3. Paradisis, G.P., Pappas, P., Theodorou, A.,Zacharogiannis, E., Skordilis, E., and Smirniotou, A. (2014). Effects of Static and Dynamic Stretching on Sprint and Jump Performance in Boys and Girls. The Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 28 (1): 154-160; DOI:10.1519/JSC.0b013e318295d2fb
  4. Theodorou, A., Skordilis E., Plainis S., Panoutsakopoulos V., and Panteli F.N. (2013). Influence of visual impairment level on the regulatory mechanism used during the approach phase of a long jump. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 117 (1), 31-45. doi: 10.2466/30.24.PMS.117x11z6
  5. Theodorou, A., Paradisis G., Panoutsakopoulos V., Smpokos E., Skordilis E., and Cooke C. (2013). Performance indices selection for assessing anaerobic power during a 30 second vertical jump test. The Journal of sports medicine and physical fitness, 53(6):596-603
  6. Theodorou A., and Skordilis E. (2012). Evaluating the approach run of class F11 visually impaired athletes in triple and long jumps. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 114 (2), 595-609. doi: 10.2466/05.15.27.PMS.114.2.595-609
  7. Theodorou A., and Skordilis E. Consequences of the European Team Championships' new rules on Pole Vault. International Journal of Performance Analysis in Sport, August 2010, 10 (2), 121-130.
  8. Theodorou A., Havenetidis K., Zanker C., O’hara J., king R.f.g.j., Hood C., Paradisis G., and Cooke C. B. Effects of acute creatine loading with or without carbohydrate on repeated bouts of maximal swimming in high-performance swimmers. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 2005, 19 (2), 265–269.
  9. Havenetidis K., Matsuka O., Cooke C.B., and Theodorou A. (2003). The use of varying creatine regimens on sprint cycling. Journal of Sports Science and Medicine, 2, 88-97.
  10. Theodorou A., Cooke C.B., King R.F.J., Hood C., Denison T., Wainwright B.G., and Havenetidis K. The effect of longer term creatine supplementation on elite swimming performance after an acute creatine loading. Journal of Sports Scienceς, 1999, 17 (11), 853-859.