Articles in Refereed Scientific Journals

 

1. Batrakoulis A, Jamurtas AZ, Draganidis D, Georgakouli K, Tsimeas P, Poulios A, Syrou N, Deli CK, Papanikolaou K, Tournis S, Fatouros IG. (2021). Hybrid neuromuscular training improves cardiometabolic health and alters redox status in inactive overweight and obese women: a randomized controlled trial. Antioxidants, 10(10), 1601.

2. Tsitskari E. Batrakoulis A. (2022). Investigating the marketing strategies of the health and fitness sector in Greece; the managers’ perspective. Retos, 43, 264-273.

 

3. Sorace P, Batrakoulis A, (2021). Exercise training with atrial fibrillation. ACSM’s Health & Fitness Journal, 25(6), in press.

 

4. Batrakoulis A, Jamurtas AZ, Fatouros IG. (2021). High-intensity interval training in metabolic diseases: Physiological adaptations. ACSM’s Health & Fitness Journal, 25(5), 54-59.

 

5. Krustrup P, Mohr M, Nybo L, Draganidis D, Randers MB, Ermidis G, Ørntoft C, Røddik L, Batsilas D, Poulios A, Ørtenblad N, Loules G, Deli CK, Batrakoulis A, Nielsen JL, Jamurtas AZ, Fatouros IG. (2021). Muscle metabolism and impaired sprint performance in an elite women’s football game. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports. Online ahead of print.

 

6. Kritikos S, Papanikolaou K, Draganidis D, Poulios A, Georgakouli K, Tsimeas P, Tzatzakis T, Batsilas D, Batrakoulis A, Deli CK, Chatzinikolaou A, Mohr M, Jamurtas AZ, Fatouros IG. (2021). Effect of Whey vs. Soy Protein Supplementation on Recovery Kinetics Following Speed Endurance Training in Competitive Male Soccer Players: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition, 18(1), 23.

 

7. 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. (2021). Recovery Kinetics Following Small-Sided Games in Competitive Soccer Players: Does Player Density Size Matter?  International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, doi: 10.1123/ijspp.2020-0380. Online ahead of print.

 

8. Kercher VM, Kercher K, Bennion T, Yates BA, Feito Y, Alexander C, Amaral PC, Soares W, Li Y-M, Han J, Liu Y, Wang R, Huang H-Y, Gao B-H, Batrakoulis A, Gómez Chávez LFJ, López Haro J, Pelayo Zavalza AR, Aguirre Rodríguez LE, Veiga OL, Manel Valcarce-Torrente M, De la Cámara MÁ. (2021). Fitness trends from around the globe. ACSM’s Health & Fitness Journal, 25(1), 20–31.   

 

9. 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. Physiology & Behavior. Nov 21;113258. doi: 10.1016/j.physbeh.2020.113258. Epub ahead of print.

10. 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.

11. 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, 39(5), 503–512.

 

12. 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.

 

13. 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. (2020). Recovery Kinetics After Speed-Endurance Training in Male Soccer Players. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 15(3), 395-408. 

 

14. A, Loules G, Georgakouli K, Tsimeas P, Draganidis D, Chatzinikolaou A, Papanikolaou K, Deli CK, 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.                 

                                                                          

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

 

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

 

17. Papanikolaou K, Draganidis D, Chatzinikolaou A, Laschou VC, Georgakouli K, Tsimeas P, , 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. 20, 469.

 

18. Batrakoulis A, Fatouros IG, Jamurtas AZ, Chatzinikolaou A, Draganidis D, Papanikolaou K, Deli CK, Tsimeas P. Avloniti A, Syrou N, Jamurtas AZ (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. Contemporary Clinical Trials Communication, 15, 100386.    

                                                                                                      

19. 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.                       

 

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

21. Petridis L, . (2013). The running movement in Greece: Investigating the profile of the modern marathon runners. 10(2), 43–54.

Abstracts in Refereed Scientific Journals

1. Batrakoulis Α, Metsios GS, Perivoliotis K, Jamurtas AZ, Fatouros IG. (2021). Effects of different exercise types on VO2max, muscular strength and central adiposity in overweight and obese adults: a network meta-analysis. Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research (in press).

2. Batrakoulis Α, Metsios GS, Jamurtas AZ, Perivoliotis K, Fatouros IG. (2021). Effects of different exercise types on body composition in overweight and obese adults: a network meta-analysis. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 53(5) Supplement.

3. 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(4), e174-e175.

4. 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(5), S506.

5. 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. 

6. 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), S243.

7. Batrakoulis A, Draganidis D, Georgakouli K, Papanikolaou K, Jamurtas A, Fatouros I. (2017). Effects of circuit functional high-intensity training on physical fitness in sedentary overweight or obese women. Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research, 31(1), e11.

8. 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 Α, Metsios GS, Perivoliotis K, Jamurtas AZ, Fatouros IG. (2021). Effects of different exercise types on VO2max, muscular strength and central adiposity in overweight and obese adults: a network meta-analysis. Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research (in press).

2. Batrakoulis Α, Metsios GS, Jamurtas AZ, Perivoliotis K, Fatouros IG. (2021). Effects of different exercise types on body composition in overweight and obese adults: a network meta-analysis. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 53(5) Supplement.

3. 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(4), e174-e175.

4. 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(5), S506.

5. 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. 

6. 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), S243.

7. Batrakoulis A, Draganidis D, Georgakouli K, Papanikolaou K, Jamurtas A, Fatouros I. (2017). Effects of circuit functional high-intensity training on physical fitness in sedentary overweight or obese women. Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research, 31(1), e11.

8. 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.

9. 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.

 

10. 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.

 

11. 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. Comprehensive Program Design. In T.A. Hargens (Ed.), ACSM’s Resources for the Personal Trainer (6th edn.). Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2021.

4. Snarr R. & Batrakoulis A. Resistance Training Exercise Techniques. In B. Schoenfeld, & R. Snarr (Eds.), NSCA’s Essentials of Personal Training (3rd edn.). Champaign, IL: Ηuman Kinetics, 2021.

5. Tsitskari E, Tzetzis G, Batrakoulis A. 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 Limited, 2021.

 

 

Book Published Publish

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

CUMULATIVE DATA ON SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS

 

Books: 1

Book Chapters: 5

Articles in International Peer-Reviewed Journals Indexed in Bibliographical Databases: 20

Publications in Strength and Conditioning: 4

Publications in Sports Nutrition: 2

Publications in Exercise for Non-Communicable Diseases & Aging: 9

Publications in Sports and Recreation Management 5

Articles in Journals not Indexed in Bibliographical Databases: 0

Refereed International Conference Presentations: 13

International Lectures-Presentations after Invitation: 25

 

Total impact factor: 41.641

Impact factor per publication: 2.082

Total citations: 115

Citations per publication: 5.8

Google Scholar h-index: 6

Google Scholar i10-index: 5

Involved in Successful Grant Applications: 0

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