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smilios Full Name: Smilios Ilias
Title: Associate Professor
Area of expertise: Sports Physiology - Muscular Strengthening
Sector: Sports Training Theory & Application
Telephone: +30 25310 39713, 23
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Office: Β3-14
Hours of listening students: Mon: 9:00 – 11:00, Tue: 9:00 – 11:00

Teaching subjects
Fall semester:


Exercise Testing and Evaluation

Resistance Exercises technique

Spring semester:

Sports Physiology

Resistance Training Programma Design 

Research interests

Physiological responses and adaptations with interval training

Neuromuscular and hormonal resposnses and adaptations with resistance training

Brief curriculum vitae

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1. Apostolidis Α., V. Mougios, I. Smilios, J. Rodosthenous, M. Hadjicharalambous. Caffeine supplementation is ergogenic in both high and low caffeine responders. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance. 14(5): 650-657, 2019.

2. Bogdanis GC, O. Donti, C. Tsolakis, I. Smilios, DJ Bishop. Intermittent but not continuous static stretching improves subsequent vertical jump performance in flexibility-trained athletes. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 33(1):203-210, 2019.

3. Smilios I., Myrkos A., Zafeiridis A., Toubekis A., Spassis A., Tokmakidis S.P. The effects of recovery duration during high-intensity interval exercise on time spent at high rates of oxygen consumption, oxygen kinetics and blood lactate. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 32(8):2183-2189, 2018.

4. Smilios I, Sotiropoulos K, Barzouka K, Christou M, Tokmakidis S.P. Contrast loading increases upper body power output in junior volleyball athletes. Pediatric Exercise Science. 29(1): 103-108, 2017.

5. Theodorou A., G. Panayiotou, K. Volaklis, H. Douda, V. Paschalis, M. Nikolaidis, I. Smilios, A. Toubekis, D. Kyprianou, I. Papadopoulos & S. P. Tokmakidis. Aerobic, resistance and combined training and detraining on body composition, muscle strength, lipid profile and inflammation in coronary artery disease patients. Research in Sports Medicine. 24 (3): 171-184, 2016. Ετερο-αναφορές: 6

6. Zafeiridis A., A. Kounoupis, K. Dipla, A. Kyparos, M.G. Nikolaidis, I. Smilios, I.S. Vrabas. Oxygen delivery and muscle de-oxygenation during continuous, long- and short-interval exercise. International Journal of Sports Medicine. 36 (11): 872-880, 2015. Ετερο-αναφορές: 3

7. Douda H., K. Kosmidou, I. Smilios, K. Volaklis, S.P. Tokmakidis. Community-based training-detraining intervention in older women: a 5-year follow-up study. Journal of Aging and Physical Activity. 23(4): 496-512, 2015. Ετερο-αναφορές: 2

8. Volaklis K., I. Smilios, A.T. Spassis, C.E. Zois, H.T. Douda, M. Halle, S.P. Tokmakidis. Acute pro- and anti- inflammatory responses to resistance exercise in patients with coronary artery disease: a pilot study. Journal of Sports Science & and Medicine. 14 (1): 91–97, 2015. Ετερο-αναφορές: 3

9. Tokmakidis S.P. A.M. Touvra, H.T. Douda, I. Smilios, K. Kotsa, K.A. Volaklis. Training, detraining and retraining effects on glycemic control and physical fitness in women with type 2 diabetes. Hormones and Metabolic Research. 46(13): 974-979, 2014. Ετερο-αναφορές: 5

10. Sotiropoulos K., I. Smilios, H. Douda H., M. Christou, S.P. Tokmakidis. Contrast loading: power output and rest interval effects on neuromuscular performance. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance. 9: 567-574, 2014. Ετερο-αναφορές: 1