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Elias Zacharogiannis

Scientific discipline
Endurance training

-Didactics and Theory of Training in Track and Field Running Events
-Advanced Training in Track and Field Running Events
-Performance Testing in Track and Field and Skiing

Research interests
-Rate of glycogen metabolism during submaximal running
-High intensity interval training: effect on endurance perforance
-Contribution of selected physiological variables with endurance performance

-Bachelor PE and Sports Science Athens University PE DEPT (1982)
-Master of Science, St Andrews University Scotland (1991)
-PhD, Athens University PE DEPT (2003)

Indicative Publications

  1. Variability of performance during a 60-min running race. Chryssanthopoulos, Ziaras, Zacharogiannis, Travlos, Paradisis, Lambropoulos, Charilaos Tsolakis, Fotios Zeglis & Maridaki. Journal of Sports Sciences, 33, 19, 2015 pp 2051-2060.
  2.  Pacing at vVO2 Peak: Metabolic and Performance Profile. Elias Zacharogiannis, Giorgos Paradisis, Theofilos Pilianidis, Charis Tsolakis, Athanasia Smirniotou. Journal of Exercise Physiology online. 18, 2, 2015, pp 17-31.
  3.  Paradisis, G., Pappas, P., Theodorou, A.,  Zacharogiannis, E., Skordilis, E.; Smirniotou, A. Effects of Static and Dynamic Stretching on Sprint and Jump Performance in Boys and Girls. Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research 28, 1, 2014, pp 154-160.
  4.  Pilianidis T., Mantzouranis N., Siachos N., Smirniotou A., Zacharogiannis E., and Kellis S. Evaluation of preadolescent athletes’ running performance in a middle distance running event. Trends in Sport Sciences 1, 20,2013,  pp 66-71.
  5.  G Dallas, E. Zacharogiannis and G Paradisis Physiological profile of elite Greek gymnasts, Journal of Physical Education and Sport, 13, 1, 5, 2013 pp.27 – 32.
  6.  S. Psycharakis, G. Paradisis, E. Zacharogiannis. Assessment of accuracy, reliability and force measurement errors for a tethered swimming apparatus. International Journal of Performance Analysis in Sport, 11, 2011, 410-416.
  7.  Douvis, A., Tsigganos, G., Smirniotou, A., Zacharogiannis, E. and Charilaos Tsolakis Stretching has no effect on flexibility and specific kinetic patterns of fencing performance. International Journal of Fitness, 7, 2011, 13-20
  8.  C. Tsolakis, G. Bogdanis, A. Nikolaou and E. Zacharogiannis. Influence of type of muscle contraction of upper and lower limb explosive performance in elite fencers. Journal of Sports Science and Medicine 10, 2011, 577-583
  9.  G. Tsolakis, A Douvis, G. Tsigganos E. Zacharogiannis and A Smirniotou. Acute effects of stretching on flexibility, power and sport specific performance in fencers. Journal of Human Kinetics, 26, 2010, 105-114
  10.  E. Karatzanos, G. Paradisis, E. Zacharogiannis, S. Tziortzis and S. Nanas. Assessment of ventilatory threshold using near infrared spectroscopy on the gastrocnemius muscle during treadmill running. International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics. 40, 2, 2010, 206-211