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Dr Koulla Parpa

LECTURER IN SPORT AND EXERCISE SCIENCE AND COURSE LEADER OF BSC (HONS) SPORT AND EXERCISE SCIENCE


KParpa@uclan.ac.uk

+357 24 69 40 35

Qualifications

PhD Exercise Science (University of Arkansas, 2008)

MSc Exercise Science (University of Arkansas, 2004)

Graduate Certificate in Educational Statistics and Research (University of Arkansas, 2008)

BSc Kinesiology with Specialization in Physiotherapy (Szemelweis University, 2001)

Employment Track

Lecturer and course leader of Sport and Exercise Science, UCLan Cyprus, Department (2014-now)

Lecturer at the University of Nicosia, Departments of Pharmacy, Biology and Sports Science (2011-2014)

Lecturer at Intecollege-Larnaca (2013-2014)

 

Research Interests

Exercise and disease prevention, HRV and diabetes, isokinetic assessments in soccer players.

Roles and Responsibilities (including past roles and responsibilities)

Teaching and Course Leadership 

  • Course Leader, BSc (Hons) Sports and Exercise Science
  • Modules Taught: introduction to biology, sports biomechanics, applied anatomy for sport and exercise science, applied physiology for sport and exercise science, health and fitness, advanced methods in performance assessment and conditioning.

 

Selective Publications

Peak isokinetic torques of football players participating in different levels in Cyprus and lower limb asymmetries. Parpa, K & Michaelides, M. accepted 2017. Journal of Sports Science, In- press.

 

Selective Conference and Seminar Presentations

Parpa, K., & Michaelides, M. Peak torques and hamstring to quadriceps ratio in professional soccer, futsal and basketball players. E-poster presentation, 2016, ECSS, Vienna, Austria

Parpa, K, Michaelides, M, Ioannou, Christopher. Peak torques of quadriceps and hamstring muscles of soccer players participating in different levels in Cyprus and detection of lower limb asymmetries. E-poster presentation, 2017, ECSS, MetropolisRuhr, Germany.

 

Other Scholarly and Outreach Activities

  • Cyprus representative in the management committee of COST Action TD 1304.