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Department of Physical Education and Sport Science


Position: Special Teaching Staff
Tel/fax: 2107276108
Section: Track & Field
E-mail: atsoukos[at]phed.uoa[dot]gr

Scientific discipline
Track & Field, Sport and exercise Training

-Athletics Jumps-Track &Field
-Sports Training

Research interests
-Training for improving strength, speed and power
-Acute and chronic neuromuscular adaptations
-Talent selection


  • BSc in Sport Science
  • MSc in Sports Training
  • PhD in sports Training
  • PostDoctoral research in Sports Training

Indicative Publications

  1. Bogdanis GC, Tsoukos A, Veligekas P, Tsolakis C, Terzis G. Effects of muscle action type with equal impulse of conditioning activity on postactivation potentiation. J Strength Cond Res. 2014 Sep;28(9):2521-8.
  2. Tsoukos A, Bogdanis GC, Terzis G, Veligekas P. Acute Improvement of Vertical Jump Performance After Isometric Squats Depends on Knee Angle and Vertical Jumping Ability. J Strength Cond Res. 2016 Aug;30(8):2250-7.
  3. Bogdanis GC, Tsoukos A, Veligekas P. Improvement of Long-Jump Performance During Competition Using a Plyometric Exercise. Int J Sports Physiol Perform. 2017 Feb;12(2):235-240.
  4. Tsoukos A, Veligekas P, Brown LE, Terzis G, Bogdanis GC. Delayed Effects of a Low-Volume, Power-Type Resistance Exercise Session on Explosive Performance. J Strength Cond Res. 2018 Mar;32(3):643-650.
  5. Bogdanis GC, Tsoukos A, Kaloheri O, Terzis G, Veligekas P, Brown LE. Comparison Between Unilateral and Bilateral Plyometric Training on Single- and Double-Leg Jumping Performance and Strength. J Strength Cond Res. 2019 Mar;33(3):633-640.
  6. Tsoukos A, Drikos S, Brown LE, Sotiropoulos K, Veligekas P, Bogdanis GC. Upper and Lower Body Power Are Strong Predictors for Selection of Male Junior National Volleyball Team Players. J Strength Cond Res. 2019 Oct;33(10):2760-2767.
  7. Tsoukos A, Brown LE, Veligekas P, Terzis G, Bogdanis GC. Postactivation Potentiation of Bench Press Throw Performance Using Velocity-Based Conditioning Protocols with Low and Moderate Loads.  J Hum Kinet. 2019 Aug 21;68:81-98.
  8. Tsoukos A, Brown LE, Terzis G, Veligekas P, Bogdanis GC. Potentiation of Bench Press Throw Performance Using a Heavy Load and Velocity-Based Repetition Control. J Strength Cond Res. 2021 Feb 1;35(Suppl 2):S72-S79.
  9. Tsoukos A, Brown LE, Terzis G, Wilk M, Zajac A, Bogdanis GC. Changes in EMG and movement velocity during a set to failure against different loads in the bench press exercise. Scand J Med Sci Sports. 2021 Jul 30.
  10. Jarosz J, Trybulski R, Krzysztofik M, Tsoukos A, Filip-Stachnik A, Zajac A, Bogdanis GC, Wilk M. The Effects of Ischemia During Rest Intervals on Bar Velocity in the Bench Press Exercise With Different External Loads. Front Physiol. 2021 Aug 10;12:715096.

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