Articles in Refereed Scientific Journals

1. Georgakouli K, Manthou E, Georgoulias P, Ziaka A, Deli CK, Draganidis D, Batrakoulis A, Papanikolaou K, Tsimeas P, Mastorakos G, Fatouros IG, Koutedakis Y, Theodorakis Y, Jamurtas AZ. (2020). HPA axis responses to acute exercise differ in smokers and non-smokers. Physiol Behav. Nov 21;113258. doi: 10.1016/j.physbeh.2020.113258. Epub ahead of print.

2. Batrakoulis A, Chatzinikolaou A, Jamurtas AZ, Fatouros IG. (2020). National Survey of Fitness Trends in Greece for 2021. International Journal of Human Movement and Sports Sciences, 8(6): 308–320.

3. Papanikolaou K, Tsimeas P, Anagnostou A, Varypatis A, Mourikis C, Tzatzakis T, Draganidis D, Batsilas D, Mersinias T, Loules G, Poulios A, Deli CK, Batrakoulis A, Chatzinikolaou A, Mohr M, Jamurtas AZ, Fatouros IG. (2020). Recovery Kinetics Following Small-Sided Games in Competitive Soccer Players: Does Player Density Size Matter?  International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, Epub ahead of print.

4. Batrakoulis A, Tsimeas P, Deli CK, Vlachopoulos D, Ubago-Guisado E, Poulios A, Chatzinikolaou A, Draganidis D, Papanikolaou P, Georgakouli P. Batsilas D, Gracia-Marco L, Jamurtas AZ, Fatouros I. (2020). Hybrid Neuromuscular Training Promotes Musculoskeletal Adaptations in Inactive Overweight and Obese Women: A Training-Detraining Randomized Controlled Trial. Journal of Sports Sciences, doi: 10.1080/02640414.2020.1830543. Epub ahead of print.

5. Sovatzidis A, Chatzinikolaou A, Fatouros IG, Panagoutsos S, Draganidis D, Nikolaidou E, Avloniti A, Michailidis Y, Mantzouridis I, Batrakoulis A, Pasadakis P, Vargemezis V. (2020). Intradialytic Cardiovascular Exercise Training Alters Redox Status, Reduces Inflammation and Improves Physical Performance in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease. Antioxidants 9(9): 868.

6. Tzatzakis T, Papanikolaou K, Draganidis D, Tsimeas P, Kritikos S, Poulios A, Laschou VC, Deli CK, Chatzinikolaou A, Batrakoulis A, Basdekis G, Mohr M, Krustrup P, Jamurtas AZ, Fatouros IG. (2019). Recovery Kinetics After Speed-Endurance Training in Male Soccer Players. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 15(3): 395-408. 

7. Batrakoulis A, Loules G, Georgakouli K, Tsimeas P, Draganidis D, Chatzinikolaou A, Papanikolaou K, Deli, Syrou N, Comoutos N, Theodorakis Y, Jamurtas AZ, Fatouros IG. (2020). High-Intensity Interval Neuromuscular Training Promotes Exercise Behavioral Regulation, Adherence and Weight Loss in Inactive Obese Women. European Journal of Sport Science, 20(6): 783-792.

8. Batrakoulis A. (2019). European Fitness Trends for 2020. ACSM’s Health & Fitness Journal, 23(6), 28-35.

9. Poulios A, Georgakouli K, Draganidis D, Deli CK, Tsimeas, P, Chatzinikolaou A, Papanikolaou K, Batrakoulis A, Mohr M, Jamurtas AZ, Fatouros IG. (2019). Protein-Based Supplementation to Enhance Recovery in Team Sports: What is the Evidence? Journal of Sports Science and Medicine 18:523-536.

10. Papanikolaou K, Draganidis D, Chatzinikolaou A, Laschou VC, Georgakouli K, Tsimeas P, Batrakoulis A, Deli CK, Jamurtas AZ, Fatouros IG. (2019). The redox-dependent regulation of satellite cells following aseptic muscle trauma (SpEED): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials 20:469.

11. Batrakoulis A, Fatouros IG, Jamurtas AZ, Chatzinikolaou A, Draganidis D, Papanikolaou K, et al. (2019). Dose-response effects of high-intensity interval neuromuscular exercise training on weight loss, performance, health and quality of life in inactive obese adults: Study rationale, design and methods of the DoIT trial. Contemp Clin Trials Commun 2019;15:100386.

12. Batrakoulis A, Jamurtas AZ, Georgakouli K, Draganidis D, Deli CK, Papanikolaou K, Avloniti A, Chatzinikolaou A, Leontsini D, Tsimeas P, Comoutos N, Bouglas V, Michalopoulou M, Fatouros IG. (2018). High intensity, circuit-type integrated neuromuscular training alters energy balance and reduces body mass and fat in obese women: A 10-month training-detraining randomized controlled trial. PLoS ONE 13(8): e0202390.

13. Batrakoulis A. (2016). The interaction between metabolic disorders and professional credentials. Personal Training Quarterly, 3(1), 18-20.

14. Petridis L, Batrakoulis A. (2013). The running movement in Greece: Investigating the profile of the modern marathon runners. Hellenic Journal of Sport & Recreation Management, 10(2), 43-54.

Abstracts in Refereed Scientific Journals

1. Batrakoulis A, Georgakouli K, Draganidis D, Deli CK, Papanikolaou K, Tsimeas P, Chatzinikolaou A, Jamurtas A, Fatouros I. (2021). A 5-month high-intensity interval neuromuscular interval training program attenuates oxidative stress and improves redox status in obese women. Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research, 35(1) Supplement (in press).

2. Batrakoulis A, Georgakouli K, Draganidis D, Deli CK, Papanikolaou K, Tsimeas P, Syrou N, Chatzinikolaou A, Avloniti A, Jamurtas AZ, Fatouros IG. (2020). A 5-month high-intensity interval neuromuscular training program improves cardiometabolic health in obese women. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 52(7S), 642.

3. Batrakoulis A, Draganidis D, Papanikolaou K, Deli CK, Tsimeas P, Chatzinikolaou A, Laschou V, Georgakouli K, Jamurtas A, Fatouros I. (2020). A 10-month high-intensity interval neuromuscular interval training program improves fundamental movement patterns in previously inactive obese women. Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research, 34(1), e50-e51. 

4. Batrakoulis A, Georgakouli K, Papanikolaou K, Zourbanos N, Draganidis D, Deli CK, Michalopoulou M, Avloniti A, Chatzinikolaou A, Jamurtas AZ, Fatouros IG. (2017). An 8-month small-group circuit functional training program improves body composition and performance of overweight/obese women. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 49(5) Supplement, S243.

5. Batrakoulis A, Georgakouli K, Zourbanos N, Papanikolaou K, Draganidis D, Chatzinikolaou A, Deli CK, Michalopoulou M, Jamurtas AZ, Fatouros AZ. (2016). A 4-month circuit functional high-intensity training program improves body composition and performance of overweight women. Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research, 30(1), S91.

 

Conference Abstracts (Oral and Poster Presentations)

1. Batrakoulis A, Georgakouli K, Draganidis D, Deli CK, Papanikolaou K, Tsimeas P, Chatzinikolaou A, Jamurtas A, Fatouros I. (2020). A 5-month high-intensity interval neuromuscular interval training program attenuates oxidative stress and improves redox status in obese women. In: Proceedings of the 432rd NSCA National Conference; 2020 Jul 8-11: Las Vegas, NV (USA). National Strength and Conditioning Association; 2020.  

 

2. Batrakoulis A, Georgakouli K, Draganidis D, Deli CK, Papanikolaou K, Tsimeas P, Syrou N, Chatzinikolaou A, Avloniti A, Jamurtas AZ, Fatouros IG. (2020). A 5-month high-intensity interval neuromuscular training program improves cardiometabolic health in obese women. In: Proceedings of the 67th ACSM Annual Meeting; 2020 May 26-30: San Francisco, CA (USA). American College of Sports Medicine; 2020.  

3. Batrakoulis A, Draganidis D, Papanikolaou K, Deli CK, Tsimeas P, Chatzinikolaou A, Laschou V, Georgakouli K, Jamurtas A, Fatouros I. A 10-month high-intensity interval neuromuscular interval training program improves fundamental movement patterns in previously inactive obese women. In: Proceedings of the 42nd NSCA National Conference; 2019 Jul 10-13: Washington, DC (USA). National Strength and Conditioning Association; 2019.   

4. Fatouros I, Batrakoulis A, Jamurtas A, Georgakouli K, Draganidis D, Deli C, Papanikolaou K, Avloniti A, Chatzinikolaou A, Leontsini D, Tsimeas P, Comoutos N, Michalopoulou M. A functional high-intensity circuit training program improves functional movement screen scores in overweight/obese women. In: Proceedings of the 8th Congress of Exercise Biochemistry and Physiology; 2018 Oct 19-21: Thessaloniki (Greece). Hellenic Society of Biochemistry and Physiology of Exercise; 2018. p. 91.

5. Batrakoulis A, Georgakouli K, Papanikolaou K, Zourbanos N, Draganidis D, Deli CK, Michalopoulou M, Avloniti A, Chatzinikolaou A, Jamurtas AZ, Fatouros IG. An 8-month small-group circuit functional training program improves body composition and performance of overweight/obese women. In: Proceedings of the 64th ACSM Annual Meeting; 2017 May 30 - Jun 3: Denver, CO (USA). American College of Sports Medicine; 2017.  

 

6. Batrakoulis A, Rieger T, Santos Rocha R. The relationship between special populations and credentials for the European fitness professionals. In: Proceedings of the 28th Symposium of the International Council for Physical Activity and Fitness Research (ICPAFR); 2016 Aug 24-27: Kaunas (Lithuania). Lithuanian Sports University; 2016. p. 27.

7. Batrakoulis A, Georgakouli K, Zourbanos N, Papanikolaou K, Draganidis D, Chatzinikolaou A, Deli CK, Michalopoulou M, Jamurtas AZ, Fatouros AZ. A 4-month circuit functional high-intensity training program improves body composition and performance of overweight women. In: Proceedings of the 39th NSCA National Conference; 2016 Jul 6-9: New Orleans, LA (USA). National Strength and Conditioning Association; 2016.   

8. Batrakoulis A, Chatzinikolaou A, Douroudos I, Draganidis D, Barbero JC, Mohr M, Leontsini A, Stampoulis T, Michailidis Y, Ermidis G, Avloniti A, Koutedakis Y, Jamurtas AZ, Fatouros IG. Inflammatory and performance responses during a simulated in-season football microcycle. In: Proceedings of the 8th Congress of Exercise Biochemistry and Physiology; 2013 Nov 8-9: Athens (Greece). Hellenic Society of Biochemistry and Physiology of Exercise; 2013. p. 13.

9. Gounelas G, Batrakoulis A, Chatzinikolaou A, Draganidis D, Stampoulis T, Douroudos I, Michailidis Y, Leontsini A, Tsoukas D, Barbero JC, Mohr M, Ermidis G, Avloniti A, Koutedakis Y, Jamurtas AZ, Fatouros IG. Τhe effects of a football match on muscle architecture and performance. In: Proceedings of the 8th Congress of Exercise Biochemistry and Physiology; 2013 Nov 8-9: Athens (Greece). Hellenic Society of Biochemistry and Physiology of Exercise; 2013. p. 14.

10. Pontidis T, Chatzinikolaou A, Batrakoulis A, Avloniti A, Douroudos I, Draganidis D, Leontsini A, Barbero JC, Mohr M, Stampoulis T, Michailidis Y, Ermidis G, Koutedakis Y, Jamurtas AZ, Fatouros IG. Maximal oxygen consumption and you-yo IR2 may be associated with performance recovery following a football match. In: Proceedings of the 8th Congress of Exercise Biochemistry and Physiology; 2013 Nov 8-9: Athens (Greece). Hellenic Society of Biochemistry and Physiology of Exercise; 2013. p. 13.

 

 

Book Chapters Author

1. Batrakoulis A. Nervous System. In Rieger T, Jones B, Jimenez A. (EdS). EuropeActive’s Essentials for Personal Trainers (pp. 126-134), Champaign, IL: Ηuman Kinetics, 2016.

 

2. Rieger T, Innovations in Fitness Education: The European Approach of Standards Development for Specialist Occupations. In Middelkamp J, Rutgers H. (EdS). Growing the fitness sector through Innovation (PP. 149-164), Brussels, Belgium: EuropeActive & BlackBox Publishers, 2016.

 

3. Batrakoulis A. (in press). Comprehensive Program Design. In T.A. Hargens (Ed.), ACSM’s Resources for the Personal Trainer (6th edn.). Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

 

4. Snarr R. & Batrakoulis A. (in press). Resistance Training Exercise Techniques. In B. Schoenfeld, & R. Snarr (Eds.), NSCA’s Essentials of Personal Training (3rd edn.). Champaign, IL: Ηuman Kinetics.

5. Tsitskari E, Tzetzis G, Batrakoulis A. (in press). The Fitness Sector in Greece: Business Models and Marketing Perspectives. In J. García-Fernández, P. Gálvez-Ruiz (Eds), The Global Private Health & Fitness Business: A Marketing Perspective. Bingley, UK: Emerald Publishing.

 

 

 

Book Published Publish

1. Santos Rocha R, Jimenez A, Rieger T. (P. Sidiropoulos, editing for the Greek publication). Thessaloniki: SALTO (Original publication 2015), 2018.