Savvas P Tokmakidis

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Affiliation: Democritus University of Thrace
Country: Greece

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The effect of moderate resistance strength training and detraining on muscle strength and power in older men
    Vasilios Kalapotharakos
    Democritus University of Thrace, Department of Physical Education and Sport Science, Komotini, Greece
    J Geriatr Phys Ther 30:109-13. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Resistance exercise training in patients with heart failure
    Konstantinos A Volaklis
    Department of Physical Education and Sport Science, Democritus University of Thrace, Komotini, Greece
    Sports Med 35:1085-103. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Functional and neuromotor performance in older adults: effect of 12 wks of aerobic exercise
    Vasilios I Kalapotharakos
    Department of Physical Education and Sport Science, Democritus University of Thrace, Athens, Greece
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 85:61-7. 2006
  4. pmc Cardiorespiratory fitness, metabolic risk, and inflammation in children
    Antonios D Christodoulos
    Department of Physical Education and Sport Science T E F A A, Democritus University of Thrace, 69100 Komotini, Greece
    Int J Pediatr 2012:270515. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Fitness levels of Greek primary schoolchildren in relationship to overweight and obesity
    Savvas P Tokmakidis
    Department of Physical Education and Sport Science, Democritus University of Thrace, Komotini, 69100, Greece
    Eur J Pediatr 165:867-74. 2006
  6. doi request reprint Effects of detraining on muscle strength and mass after high or moderate intensity of resistance training in older adults
    Savvas P Tokmakidis
    Department of Physical Education and Sport Science, Democritus University of Thrace, Komotini, Greece
    Clin Physiol Funct Imaging 29:316-9. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Validity of self-reported anthropometric values used to assess body mass index and estimate obesity in Greek school children
    Savvas P Tokmakidis
    Department of Physical Education and Sport Science, Democritus University of Thrace, Komotini, Greece
    J Adolesc Health 40:305-10. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Power output and electromyographic activity during and after a moderate load muscular endurance session
    Ilias Smilios
    Department of Physical Education and Sport Science, Democritus University of Thrace, Komotini, Greece
    J Strength Cond Res 24:2122-31. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Training, detraining and retraining effects after a water-based exercise program in patients with coronary artery disease
    Savvas P Tokmakidis
    Department of Physical Education and Sport Science, Democritus University of Thrace, Komotini, Greece
    Cardiology 111:257-64. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Training and detraining effects of a combined-strength and aerobic exercise program on blood lipids in patients with coronary artery disease
    Savvas P Tokmakidis
    Department of Physical Education and Sport Science, Democritus University of Thrace, Komotini 69100, Greece
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 23:193-200. 2003

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Publications41

  1. ncbi request reprint The effect of moderate resistance strength training and detraining on muscle strength and power in older men
    Vasilios Kalapotharakos
    Democritus University of Thrace, Department of Physical Education and Sport Science, Komotini, Greece
    J Geriatr Phys Ther 30:109-13. 2007
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  2. ncbi request reprint Resistance exercise training in patients with heart failure
    Konstantinos A Volaklis
    Department of Physical Education and Sport Science, Democritus University of Thrace, Komotini, Greece
    Sports Med 35:1085-103. 2005
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Functional and neuromotor performance in older adults: effect of 12 wks of aerobic exercise
    Vasilios I Kalapotharakos
    Department of Physical Education and Sport Science, Democritus University of Thrace, Athens, Greece
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 85:61-7. 2006
    ..The aim of this randomized, controlled trial was to determine the effects of a 12-wk aerobic exercise program on functional and neuromotor performance in inactive healthy older adults...
  4. pmc Cardiorespiratory fitness, metabolic risk, and inflammation in children
    Antonios D Christodoulos
    Department of Physical Education and Sport Science T E F A A, Democritus University of Thrace, 69100 Komotini, Greece
    Int J Pediatr 2012:270515. 2012
    ..Intervention strategies aiming at reducing obesity and improving cardiorespiratory fitness in childhood might contribute to the prevention of the MetS in adulthood...
  5. ncbi request reprint Fitness levels of Greek primary schoolchildren in relationship to overweight and obesity
    Savvas P Tokmakidis
    Department of Physical Education and Sport Science, Democritus University of Thrace, Komotini, 69100, Greece
    Eur J Pediatr 165:867-74. 2006
    ..The aim of the present cross-sectional study was to provide estimates for overweight and obesity in a sample of Greek schoolchildren and to determine their possible relation with selected motor and health-related fitness parameters...
  6. doi request reprint Effects of detraining on muscle strength and mass after high or moderate intensity of resistance training in older adults
    Savvas P Tokmakidis
    Department of Physical Education and Sport Science, Democritus University of Thrace, Komotini, Greece
    Clin Physiol Funct Imaging 29:316-9. 2009
    ..Greater declines in muscle strength are observed following HI training but still muscular strength and muscle mass are retained at a higher level than with MI probably due to the higher gains achieved during the training period...
  7. ncbi request reprint Validity of self-reported anthropometric values used to assess body mass index and estimate obesity in Greek school children
    Savvas P Tokmakidis
    Department of Physical Education and Sport Science, Democritus University of Thrace, Komotini, Greece
    J Adolesc Health 40:305-10. 2007
    ..To examine the validity of self-reported values of body height and weight, used for the estimation of body mass index (BMI), as a diagnostic method for the evaluation of overweight and obesity in Greek school children...
  8. ncbi request reprint Power output and electromyographic activity during and after a moderate load muscular endurance session
    Ilias Smilios
    Department of Physical Education and Sport Science, Democritus University of Thrace, Komotini, Greece
    J Strength Cond Res 24:2122-31. 2010
    ..Following this type of a session, maximal power output and muscle activation with a light and especially with a heavy load are reduced...
  9. doi request reprint Training, detraining and retraining effects after a water-based exercise program in patients with coronary artery disease
    Savvas P Tokmakidis
    Department of Physical Education and Sport Science, Democritus University of Thrace, Komotini, Greece
    Cardiology 111:257-64. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the adaptations of a water-based training program as well as the detraining and retraining effects on physiological parameters in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Training and detraining effects of a combined-strength and aerobic exercise program on blood lipids in patients with coronary artery disease
    Savvas P Tokmakidis
    Department of Physical Education and Sport Science, Democritus University of Thrace, Komotini 69100, Greece
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 23:193-200. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate training and detraining effects on blood lipids and apolipoproteins induced by a specific program that combined strength and aerobic exercise in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Effects of carbohydrate ingestion 15 min before exercise on endurance running capacity
    Savvas P Tokmakidis
    Department of Physical Education and Sports Science, Democritus University of Thrace, Komotini 69100, Greece
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 33:441-9. 2008
    ..8% longer in G (p < 0.01) than in CON. These results suggest that glucose ingestion 15 min before prolonged exercise provides an additional carbohydrate source to the exercising muscle, thus improving endurance running capacity...
  12. ncbi request reprint The effects of ibuprofen on delayed muscle soreness and muscular performance after eccentric exercise
    Savvas P Tokmakidis
    Department of Physical Education and Sport Science, Democritus University of Thrace, Komotini 69100, Greece
    J Strength Cond Res 17:53-9. 2003
    ..05) between the 2 groups. The results of this study reveal that intake of ibuprofen can decrease muscle soreness induced after eccentric exercise but cannot assist in restoring muscle function...
  13. ncbi request reprint Physiological and anthropometric determinants of rhythmic gymnastics performance
    Helen T Douda
    Dept of Physical Education and Sport Science, Democritus University of Trace, Komotini, Greece
    Int J Sports Physiol Perform 3:41-54. 2008
    ..To identify the physiological and anthropometric predictors of rhythmic gymnastics performance, which was defined from the total ranking score of each athlete in a national competition...
  14. ncbi request reprint The effects of a combined strength and aerobic exercise program on glucose control and insulin action in women with type 2 diabetes
    Savvas P Tokmakidis
    Department of Physical Education and Sport Science, Democritus University of Thrace, 69100 Komotini, Greece
    Eur J Appl Physiol 92:437-42. 2004
    ..The results indicated that a combined training program of strength and aerobic exercise could induce positive adaptations on glucose control, insulin action, muscular strength and exercise tolerance in women with type 2 diabetes...
  15. ncbi request reprint Physiological alterations to detraining following prolonged combined strength and aerobic training in cardiac patients
    Konstantinos A Volaklis
    Democritus University of Thrace, Department of Physical Education and Sport Science, Komotini, Greece
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 13:375-80. 2006
    ..The purpose of the present study was to assess the training and detraining effects on physiological parameters resulting from a combined strength and aerobic exercise programme in patients with coronary artery disease...
  16. ncbi request reprint Obesity and physical fitness of pre-adolescent children during the academic year and the summer period: effects of organized physical activity
    Antonios D Christodoulos
    Department of Physical Education and Sport Science, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece
    J Child Health Care 10:199-212. 2006
    ..It is concluded that pre-adolescent children advance in physical fitness mainly during the school year, with physical activity being a beneficial countermeasure for the development of obesity...
  17. ncbi request reprint Relationship between anaerobic power and jumping of selected male volleyball players of different ages
    Athanasios Kasabalis
    Department of Physical Education and Sports Science, Democritus University of Thrace, Komotini, Greece
    Percept Mot Skills 100:607-14. 2005
    ..82). These results indicated that vertical jump may predict the maximal anaerobic power and could be used by coaches as a practical and easy-to-apply field screening test for evaluation in volleyball training...
  18. ncbi request reprint Acute effects of soccer training on white blood cell count in elite female players
    Alexandra A Avloniti
    Dept of Physical Education and Sport Science, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupoli, Greece
    Int J Sports Physiol Perform 2:239-49. 2007
    ..To investigate the acute changes in leukocyte number and cortisol after a single bout of soccer training...
  19. ncbi request reprint Effects of resistance training on the physical capacities of adolescent soccer players
    Marios Christou
    Department of Physical Education and Sport Science, Democritus University of Thrace, Komotini, Greece
    J Strength Cond Res 20:783-91. 2006
    ..Thus, the combination of soccer and resistance training could be used for an overall development of the physical capacities of young boys...
  20. ncbi request reprint Lipoprotein profile, glycemic control and physical fitness after strength and aerobic training in post-menopausal women with type 2 diabetes
    Christos E Zois
    Department of Physical Education and Sport Science, Democritus University of Thrace, 69100, Komotini, Greece
    Eur J Appl Physiol 106:901-7. 2009
    ....
  21. doi request reprint Seasonal aerobic performance variations in elite soccer players
    Vasilios I Kalapotharakos
    Department of Physical Education and Sport Science, Democritus University of Thrace, Komotini, Greece
    J Strength Cond Res 25:1502-7. 2011
    ..In addition, this study suggests that heart rate, lactate, vVO2, and VO2max are useful and practical predictors that help monitor aerobic performance changes during a soccer season...
  22. ncbi request reprint Contrast loading: power output and rest interval effects on neuromuscular performance
    Konstantinos Sotiropoulos
    Dept of Physical Education and Sport Science, Democritus University of Thrace, Komotini, Greece
    Int J Sports Physiol Perform 9:567-74. 2014
    ..This study examined the effect of rest interval after the execution of a jump-squat set with varied external mechanical-power outputs on repeated-jump (RJ) height, mechanical power, and electromyographic (EMG) activity...
  23. ncbi request reprint Combined strength and aerobic training increases transforming growth factor-β1 in patients with type 2 diabetes
    Anna Maria Touvra
    Department of Physical Education and Sport Sciences, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece
    Hormones (Athens) 10:125-30. 2011
    ..The aim of the present study was to examine the effects of a combined strength and aerobic training program on pro- and anti-inflammatory cytokines and transforming growth factor-β1 in patients with type 2 diabetes...
  24. doi request reprint Repeated sprint swimming performance after low- or high-intensity active and passive recoveries
    Argyris G Toubekis
    Department of Physical Education and Sport Science, Democritus University of Thrace, Komotini, Greece
    J Strength Cond Res 25:109-16. 2011
    ..Active recovery at an intensity corresponding to 60% of the 100-m velocity decreases performance during the 25-m repeated sprints without affecting the performance time on a subsequent longer duration sprint (i.e., 50 m)...
  25. ncbi request reprint Effects of a heavy and a moderate resistance training on functional performance in older adults
    Vasilios I Kalapotharakos
    Democritus University of Thrace, Department of Physical Education and Sport Science, Komotini, Greece
    J Strength Cond Res 19:652-7. 2005
    ..Functional performance can be improved significantly with either heavy or moderate resistance training, without significant differences in the effectiveness of the 2 training protocols...
  26. doi request reprint Training-induced changes on blood lactate profile and critical velocity in young swimmers
    Argyris G Toubekis
    Department of Physical Education and Sports Science, Democritus University of Thrace, Komotini, Greece
    J Strength Cond Res 25:1563-70. 2011
    ..The aerobic endurance indexes used for the assessment of swimmers' progression showed different rates of change as a response to the same training stimulus and cannot be used interchangeably for training planning...
  27. ncbi request reprint Effects of resistance training and detraining on muscle strength and functional performance of older adults aged 80 to 88 years
    Vasilios I Kalapotharakos
    Department of Physical Education and Sport Science, Democritus University of Thrace, Komotini, Greece
    Aging Clin Exp Res 22:134-40. 2010
    ..Second, to examine the effect of a 6-week detraining period in muscle strength and functional performance...
  28. ncbi request reprint Effect of different intensities of active recovery on sprint swimming performance
    Argyris G Toubekis
    Department of Physical Education and Sports Science, Democritus University of Thrace, Komotini 69100, Greece
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 31:709-16. 2006
    ..Active recovery reduces blood lactate concentration, but does not affect performance on a 50 m sprint when 6 min recovery is provided. Passive recovery is advised during short-interval repeated sprint training in well-trained swimmers...
  29. doi request reprint Exercise in the prevention and rehabilitation of breast cancer
    Konstantinos A Volaklis
    Department of Physical Education and Sport Science, Democritus University of Thrace, 69100, Komotini, Greece
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 125:297-301. 2013
    ..Based on recent scientific evidence, a complete rehabilitation program for patients with breast cancer should combine both strength and aerobic exercise in order to maximize the expected benefits...
  30. doi request reprint Maximum power training load determination and its effects on load-power relationship, maximum strength, and vertical jump performance
    Ilias Smilios
    Department of Physical Education and Sport Science, Democritus University of Thrace, Komotini, Greece
    J Strength Cond Res 27:1223-33. 2013
    ..Thus, training load selection will depend on the required adaptations. However, the use of heavy loads causes greater overall neuromuscular adaptations in moderately trained individuals...
  31. ncbi request reprint Swimming performance after passive and active recovery of various durations
    Argyris G Toubekis
    Department of Physical Education and Sports Science, Democritus University of Thrace, Komotini, Greece
    Int J Sports Physiol Perform 3:375-86. 2008
    ..To examine the effects of active and passive recovery of various durations after a 100-m swimming test performed at maximal effort...
  32. ncbi request reprint Hormonal responses after various resistance exercise protocols
    Ilias Smilios
    Department of Physical Education and Sport Science, Democritus University of Thrace, Komotini, Greece
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 35:644-54. 2003
    ..This study examined the effects of the number of sets on testosterone, cortisol, and growth hormone (hGH) responses after maximum strength (MS), muscular hypertrophy (MH), and strength endurance (SE) protocols...
  33. ncbi request reprint The effects of high- and moderate-resistance training on muscle function in the elderly
    Vasilios I Kalapotharakos
    Dept of Physical Education and Sport Science, Democritus University of Thrace, PC 69100, Komotini, Greece
    J Aging Phys Act 12:131-43. 2004
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Short-term effects of selected exercise and load in contrast training on vertical jump performance
    Ilias Smilios
    Department of Physical Education and Sport Science, Democritus University of Thrace, Komotini, Greece
    J Strength Cond Res 19:135-9. 2005
    ..The applied loads do not seem to present different short-term effects after loaded JSs. When the classic form of dynamic HS exercise is performed, however, at least a moderate load (60% of 1RM) needs to be applied...
  35. ncbi request reprint Land versus water exercise in patients with coronary artery disease: effects on body composition, blood lipids, and physical fitness
    Konstantinos A Volaklis
    Department of Physical Education and Sport Science, Democritus University of Thrace, Komotini, Greece
    Am Heart J 154:560.e1-6. 2007
    ..We examined the effects of combined resistance and aerobic training on land versus combined resistance and aerobic training in water in patients with coronary artery disease...
  36. ncbi request reprint Influence of different rest intervals during active or passive recovery on repeated sprint swimming performance
    Argyris G Toubekis
    Department of Physical Education and Sport Science, Democritus University of Thrace, 69100 Komotini, Greece
    Eur J Appl Physiol 93:694-700. 2005
    ..For sustained sprinting ability, passive recovery is advised during repeated swimming sprints of short duration...
  37. doi request reprint Acute and chronic effects of exercise on circulating endothelial progenitor cells in healthy and diseased patients
    Konstantinos A Volaklis
    Department of Physical Education and Sport Science, Democritus University of Thrace, 69100 Komotini, Greece
    Clin Res Cardiol 102:249-57. 2013
    ..Whether there is a direct link between enhanced mobilization of EPCs via exercise and improvement of disease and prognosis remains a hypothesis which needs to be further evaluated...
  38. doi request reprint Physiological responses and stroke-parameter changes during interval swimming in different age-group female swimmers
    Georgios Tsalis
    Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Strength Cond Res 26:3312-9. 2012
    ..Decreased stroke length may indicate an earlier fatigue in young and adult swimmers...
  39. doi request reprint Hormonal responses after resistance exercise performed with maximum and submaximum movement velocities
    Ilias Smilios
    a Department of Physical Education and Sport Science, Democritus University of Thrace, Komotini 69100, Greece
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 39:351-7. 2014
    ..A protocol, however, performed at submaximum movement velocity combined with greater training volume stimulates to a greater extent the hGH response with no effect on cortisol. ..
  40. doi request reprint Metabolic responses at various intensities relative to critical swimming velocity
    Argyris G Toubekis
    Department of Aquatic Sports, Faculty of Physical Education and Sports Science, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    J Strength Cond Res 27:1731-41. 2013
    ..This review intends to study the physiological responses and the feasibility of using CV for aerobic endurance evaluation and training pace adjustment, to help coaches to prescribe training sets for different age-group swimmers...
  41. ncbi request reprint Test-retest reliability of the Eurofit test battery administered to university students
    Nikolaos Tsigilis
    Department of Physical Education and Sport Science, University of Thessaly, Karies, 42100 Trikala, Greece
    Percept Mot Skills 95:1295-300. 2002
    ..70. These findings indicated that the Eurofit test battery yielded reliable data for undergraduate students. However, modifications should be considered to improve the reliability of certain test items, for application to undergraduates...