Research Projects

  • Xsmoke (information available in Greek)
  • Collaborative research grant funded by World Anti-Doping Agency - WADA (2015-2018). From research to application: An evidence-based psychosocial intervention for doping prevention in young athletes.
  • Collaborative research grant funded by World Anti-Doping Agency - WADA (2013-2015). A cross-cultural approach to a cross-cultural issue: Psychosocial factors and doping in young athletes.
  • Employability of Graduates of Sport (EGS) (2014-2015)
  • EQUAL: Entrepreneurship in Sport (2002-2014)
  • Integrated inter-sector framework to increase the thermal resilience of European workers in the context of global warming (2015-2020)
  • Postdoctoral Researcher support (Rheumatoid.Arthitis - Reducing oxidative stress in chronic inflammation: Design and testing of mechanisms based interventions (2011-2015)
  • Sport For All - Scientific Support, Hellenic Ministry of Health, NSRF 2007-2013 (2012-2014) (information available in Greek)
  • International Master In Sport Tourism Engineering (IMISTE) Project number: 503754-LLP-1-2009-1-FR-ERASMUS - Erasmus Curriculum Development - Continuing Education (2009-2013)
  • «Training of B-Level ICT trainers: Teachers’ training in the utilization and application of digital technologies in the didactical practice», NSRF 2014-2020
  • A virtual reality application for the exercise of dementia and Alzheimer. I Research and Innovate (2017).
  • Reintegration Through Sport plus-RTS+ - 613034-EPP-1-2019-1-EL-SPO-SCP. Erasmus + (2019).
  • Interactive Living for mental Health. Erasmus + (2019).
  • Sportspeople Education and Training for Dual Career. Erasmus + (2019)..
  • R.T.S.: «Reintegration through Sports». Erasmus + (2018).
  • Assessment of new technologies for infectious disease surveillance, prevention and control. European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (Framework Contract Number: ECDC/2019/027) (2019-2022).
  • Effects of in vitro exercise on the browning of white adipose tissue’. Support for Researchers with a focus on Young Investigators (Round 2); Partnership Agreement 2014-2020; Greek Ministry of Development and Investments (Contract Number: 100956 / 646) (2019-2021).
  • Field research to test and strengthen heat stress mitigation strategies’. International Labour Organization; United Nations (Contract Number: 40262271 / 1) (2019).
  • Desk review of research on heat stress’. International Labour Organization; United Nations (Contract Number: 40255529 / 0) (2019).
  • GI-Neu: Impact of colostrum-based neutraceuticals on functional gastrointestinal disorders. EU FP7 People. Marie Curie Industry-Academia Partnerships and Pathways (IAPP) Call: FP7-PEOPLE-2012-IAPP (grant no. 324476) (2013-2018).
  • Interindividual variation in response to consumption of plant food bioactives and determinants involved. EU Horizon 2020 COST Action FA1403, Domain Committee “Food and Agriculture” (2014-2018).Novel structural skins: Improving sustainability and efficiency through new structural textile materials and designs. EU FP7 COST Action TU1303, Domain Committee “Transport and Urban Development” (2013-2017).
  • Development of network of schools in the region of Thessaly for the promotion of health education.
  • Self-regulatory strategies and self-efficacy to cope with problems that inhibit participation in sport.
  • Attitudes, perceptions and behaviors (1) in the physical education lesson, (2) in sport contexts, (3) towards a healthy style of life, of people differing in gender, age, social class, religion and motor difficulty.
  • Differences in motivation in school and sport among Christian and Muslim students.
  • Motivation of students in the physical education lesson in elementary school: 1) Changes from the first to the sixth grade, 2) A proposal for the increase of students’ motivation.