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ka Full Name: Kambas Antonis
Title: Professor
Area of expertise: Motor Development
Sector: Sports Training Theory & Application
Laboratory: Physical Education & Sport Science,
Physical Performance Section
Telephone: +30 25310 39643
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Office: Β3-10
Hours of listening students: Mon: 09.30-11.00, Thu 09.30-11.00

Teaching subjects
Fall semester:

  • Psychomotricity
  • Pysical Activity and Health in preschool education (Dep Presch Educ)

Spring semester:

  • Theory of Training Science,
  • Psychomotricity, movement Education & experiencial learning (Dep Prech Educ)

Research interests:

  • Psychomotricity,
  • Physical Activity,
  • Disability

Brief curriculum vitae

  • Post Doc Research: Democritus University of Thrace, Greece
  • MSc & PhD: Democritus University of Thrace, Greece
  • BSc: University of Saarbruecken, Germany.

Research experience:

  • Human Physiology Lab,
  • Motor Assement Lab,
  • DEXA (Dual Energy X-ray Absorptiometry),
  • BIA (Bioelectrical Impendance Analysis)

Research activities:

  1. Interventional Effects in children development,
  2. Motor assessment tools, 
  3. Physical activity and Bone development

Most Important Publications: 

  1. Venetsanou, F., Kambas, A. (2017). Can motor proficiency in preschool age affect physical activity in adolescence? Pediatric Exercise Science, 29, 254-259.
  2. Venetsanou, F., Kambas, A. (2016). Physical Activity Promotion in Greek Preschools: The Gap between Theory and Practice. Early Childhood Education Journal, 45, 3, 437-444. 
  3. Kambas, A., Leontsini, D., Avloniti, A., Chatzinikolaou, A., Stampoulis, Th., Makris, K., Draganidis, D., Jamurtas, A., Z., Tournis, S., Fatouros, I.G. (2016). Physical Activity May be a Potent Regulator of Bone Turnover Biomarkers in Healthy Girls During Pre-adolescence. Journal of Bone and Mineral Metabolism, 1-10. DOI 10.1007/s00774-016-0794-3.
  4. Kambas, A., Venetsanou, F. (2016). Construct and Concurrent Validity of the Democritos Movement Screening Tool for Preschoolers. Pediatric Physical Therapy, 28: 94–99.
  5. Kambas, A., Venetsanou, F. (2014). The Democritos Movement Screening Tool for preschool children (DEMOST-PRE): Development and factorial validity. Research in Developmental Disabilities 35, 1528–1533. 
  6. Kambas, A., Venetsanou, F. (2014). The Democritos Movement Screening Tool for preschool children (DEMOST-PRE©): Development and factorial validity. Research in Developmental Disabilities  35  (7)  PP. 1528 - 1533 
  7. Athanasios Chatzinikolaou, Dimitrios Draganidis, Alexandra Avloniti, Alexandros Karipidis, Athanasios Z Jamurtas, Chrysanthi L Skevaki, Dimitrios Tsoukas, Apostolis Sovatzidis, Anastasios Theodorou, Antonis Kambas, Ioannis Papassotiriou, Kyriakos Taxildaris & Ioannis Fatouros (2014). The microcycle of inflammation and performance changes after a basketball match DOI:10.1080/02640414.2013.865251.
  8. Chatzinikolaou, Athanasios; Christoforidis, Christos; Avloniti, Alexandra; Draganidis, Dimitris; Jamurtas, Athanasios Z.; Theodoros, Stampoulis; Ermidis, Giorgos; Sovatzidis, Apostolis; Papassotiriou, Ioannis; Kambas, Antonis; Fatouros, Ioannis G. (2013). A Microcycle of Inflammation Following a Team-handball Game, Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research: doi: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000000330
  9. Dimitrios Draganidis, Athanasios Chatzinikolaou, Athanasios Z. Jamurtas , Jose Carlos Barbero, Dimitrios Tsoukas , Apostolos Spyridon Theodorou , Konstantinos Margonis,Yannis Michailidis, Alexandra Avloniti , Anastasios Theodorou, Antonis Kambas & Ioannis Fatouros (2013). The time-frame of acute resistance exercise effects on football skill performance: The impact of exercise intensity.
  10. Michalopoulou M., Kambas A., Leontsini D., Chatzinikolaou A., Draganidis D., Avloniti A.,Tsoukas D., Michopoulou E., Lyritis G.P., Papaioannou N., Tournis S., Fatouros I.G. (2013). Physical activity is associated with bone geometry of .premenarcheal girls in a dose-dependent manner. Metabolism, 62, 1811-1818.
  11. Yiannis Michailidis, Ioannis G. Fatouros, Eleni Primpa, Charalampos Michailidis, Alexandra Avloniti, Athanasios Chatzinikolaou, Jose´ C. Barbero-A´ Lvarez, Dimitrios Tsoukas, Ioannis I. Douroudos, Dimitrios Draganidis, Diamanda Leontsini, Konstantinos Margonis, Fani Berberidou, and Antonios Kambas. (2013). Plyometrics’ trainability in preadolescent Soccer athletes. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 27(1), 38-49.
  12. VassiliosGourgoulis , AlexiaBoli , NikolaosAggeloussis , ArgyrisToubekis , Panagiotis Antoniou , Panagiotis Kasimatis , NikolaosVezos , MariaMichalopoulou , Antonis Kambas & Georgios Mavromatis. (2013). Journal of Sport Science,
  13. Dimitrios Draganidis, Athanasios Chatzinikolaou, Athanasios Z. Jamurtas b , Jose Carlos Barbero, Dimitrios Tsoukas, Apostolos Spyridon Theodorou , Konstantinos Margonis, Yannis Michailidis, Alexandra Avloniti, Anastasios Theodorou , Antonis Kambas, Ioannis Fatouros. (2013). The time-frame of acute resistance exercise effects on football skill performance: The impact of exercise Intensity. Journal of Sport Science, DOI:10.1080/02640414.2012.746725.
  14. Kambas A., et al. (2012). The "Motor-proficiency-Test for children between 4-6 years of age (MOT 4-6): an investigation of its suitability in Greece. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 33, 1626-1632.(I.F.=3.201).
  15. Kambas A. et al. (2012). The Relationship between Motor Proficiency and Pedometer-Determined Physical Activity in Young Children, Pediatric Exercise Science, 24,1 34-44 (1.153).
  16. Michopoulou, E., Avloniti, A., Kambas, A., Leontsini, D., Michalopoulou M. Tournis, S., Fatouros, I.G. (2011). Elite Premenarcheal Rhythmic Gymnasts Demonstrate Energy and Dietary Intake Deficiencies during Periods of Intense Training, Pediatric Exercise Science,23, 560-572. (I.F.=1.153).
  17. Kambas, A. Avloniti, Ch. Christoforidis, D. Giannakidou, F. Venetsanou, and I. Fatouros (2011). Motor proficiency and “accident proneness” of preschool children. European Journal of Psychomotricity, 4;1, 51-54.
  18. Giannakidou D, Kambas A, Venetsanou F, Chatzinikolaou A, Douroudos I, Ageloussis N, Christoforidis C, Fatouros IG, Taxildaris K. (2011). Validity of Three Pedometers for Measuring Steps, Distance and Energy Cost, European Journal of Applied Physiology (DOI 10.1007/s00421-011-1951-y),. (I.F.=2.126).
  19. Fatouros IG, Laparidis, K.,, Kambas A, Chatzinikolaou, A., Techlikidou E, Katrabasas I.,Douroudos D,Leontsini D, Berberidou, F., Draganidis, D., Christoforidis C, Tsoukas, D., Kelis S, Taxildaris K. (2011). Validity and Reliability of the Single-Trial Line Drill Test of Anaerobic Power in Basketball Players. The Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness, 51(1), 33-41. (I.F.= 0.695).
  20. Venetsanou F., Kambas A. (2011). The effects of age and gender on balance skills in preschool children. Facta Universitatis Series: Physical Education and Sport, 9, 1, 81 – 90.
  21. Michalopoulou M., Gourgoulis, V., Kourtessis, T. Kambas, A., Dimitrou M. and Gretziou H. (2011). Step counts and body mass index among 9-14 years old Greek schoolchildren. Journal of Sports Science and Medicine, 10, 215-221. (I.F.= 0.835).
  22. Kambas A., Fatouros IG., Christoforidis Ch., Venetsanou F., Papageorgiou P., Giannakidou D., Aggeloussis N. (2010). The effects of Psychomotor Intervention, on Visual-Motor Control as a Graphomotor aspect in preschool age. European Psychomotricity Journal; 3; 1, 54-61.
  23. Venetsanou F., Kambas ., Ellinoudis Th., Fatouros I., Giannakidou D. (2011). Can the Movement Assessment Battery for Children-Test be the "gold standard" for the motor assessment of children with Developmental Coordination Disorder? Research in Developmental Disabilities, 32(1): 1-10 .
  24. Venetsanou F. & Kambas A. (2009) Environmental Factors Affecting Preschoolers' Motor Development. Early Childhood Education Journal, 37, 4, 319-327, (DOI: 10.1007/s10643-009-0350-z ) .
  25. Venetsanou F., Kambas A., Aggeloussis N., Fatouros I., Taxildaris K.(2009) Motor assessment of preschool aged children: A preliminary investigation of the validity of the Bruininks–Oseretsky test of motor proficiency – Short form. Human Movient Science, 28(4), 543-550 .
  26. Christoforidis C, Kambas A. (2007). Childhood injuries in Greek school environment. International Journal of Injury Control and Safety Promotion, 14(4):262-3 .
  27. Venetsanou F., Kambas A., Aggeloussis N., Serbezis V., Taxildaris K. (2007). Use of the Bruininks-Oseretsky Test of Motor Proficiency for identifying children with motor impairaiment. Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology, 49, 846-848 .
  28. Kambas A, Aggeloussis N. (2006). Construct validity of the Bruininks-Oseretsky test of motor proficiency - Short form for a sample of Greek preschool and primary school children. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 102(1): 65-72 .
  29. A. Kambas, P. Antoniou, G. Xanthi, R. Heikenfeld, K. Taxildaris, G. Godolias (2004). Unfallverhütung durch Schulung der Bewegungskoordination bei Kindergartenkindern. Deutsche Zeitschrift für Sportmedizin, 20, 18-24 .