Author Archives: Anastasios Rodis

About Anastasios Rodis

Anastasios Rodis is an exercise physiologist at Aspetar Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Hospital in Qatar. Anastasios holds a European Masters in Sport and Exercise Psychology (Lund Universitet, Sweden/Leipzig, Germany). He has also completed an M.Sc in Applied exercise physiology (University of Bangor, wales, UK) and a B.Sc in Sport Sciences (University of Portsmouth, UK). Anastasios has 15 years of athletic history in track and field. He has worked as a sport psychologist with elite Swedish swimmers. He has also efficiently cooperated as an exercise physiologist with Panathinaikos football club and worked with elite athletic teams, individual athletes as well as patients with musculoskeletal injuries. His main focus is the promotion of exercise and healthy lifestyle by using and combining both physical and mental techniques.

Children with disabilities and the role of exercise in their life

Through several articles in this blog, I have tried to support the importance of physical activity and exercise in our life. More specifically, in one of my previous articles I tried to show the enormous impact of electronic smart devices … Continue reading

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Our best wishes for 2016

From all of us here in AAP we are wishing you a healthy and happy new year! Our goals for this year is to stay in touch with all of our readers and to produce more articles for you. Have a great … Continue reading

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Stand more, start paddling and live longer

Did you go the gym today? Did you run, cycle or swim within the week? If yes, you should feel proud of yourself. You may think this is mission accomplished since you follow a physically active and healthy lifestyle. But … Continue reading

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Osteoarthritis: treating a mysterious disease with exercise

This time I decided to write about a medical condition that will probably start destroying my joints as I get older. If you are still young and fit you probably have no idea what I am talking about, but if … Continue reading

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Look down and run or walk and look around

What trigged my curiosity to touch this subject was the fact that sometimes when I go to the mountain for my training routine I preferred to walk than to run. Obviously, you might turn to me and say, “You prefer … Continue reading

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