Ioannis BARBAS, PH.D.



UWW Scientific Commission Consultant

Institution / Organization: Department of Physical Education and Sports Science Democritus University of Thrace

Country: Greece, Hellas

Current area of interest: Psychology, Motivation, Tactics

Winner of 2019 Rayko Petrov Award

Assistant Director of INWR

Member of Hellenic Committee for University Sport

Member of Association of FILA Coaches

FILA Coach, Greco-Roman Category II

FILA instructor conducted an international course for coaches in Pyongyang-North Korea organised by IOC and FILA 2008.

Regular lecturer at the FILA Advanced Schools for Coaches. More than 50 communications and presentations at International Conferences in wrestling.

Completed Wrestling Research:

Mirzaei, B., Rahmani Nia, F., Curby, D., Barbas, I., Lotfi, N. Changes in physiological parameters in cadet wrestlers following a 4-week general preparation phase, Journal of Physical Education of students, Ukraine (In press).

Mirzaei, B., Rahmani Nia, F., Curby, D., Barbas, I., Lotfi, N. The relationship between flexibility, speed and agility measures of successful wrestlers, Kinaithropometry, UK (In press).

Barbas, I., Kouli O., Bebetsos E., Mirzaei B., Curby D. (2011) The relationship between emotions and confidence among wrestling athletes in Greece International journal of wrestling and science, Vol 1 26-33.

Mirzaei, B., Curby, D., Barbas, I., Lotfi, N. (2011) Physical fitness measures of cadet wrestlers, International journal of wrestling and science, Vol 1 52-57.

Barbas I, Fatouros IG, Douroudos II, Chatzinikolaou A, Michailidis Y, Draganidis D, Jamurtas AZ, Nikolaidis MG, Parotsidis C, Theodorou AA, Katrabasas I, Margonis K, Papassotiriou I, Taxildaris K.(2010) Physiological and performance adaptations of elite Greco-Roman wrestlers during a one-day tournament. Eur J Appl Physiol Dec 16

Barbas I., Christoforidis C., Aggelousis N. (2009) Suggestions about the modifications on the wrestling rules after the 2008 Olympic Games. State University Oriol, 6, 20-27 RUS.

Barbas I., Sevis G., Karypidis Th., Aggelousis N. (2009) Strategy for traditional wrestling festivals: a case study from Greece. 22, 13-19 Uzbek State Institute UZB.

Kitsou A., Christoforidis Ch., Develega P., Vrochidou A., Barbas I., Taxildaris, K. (2008) The use of BEERY VMI TEST in children of preschool age in Greece. Personality, Motivation, Sport, 14, 251-260 Sofia, BUL

Kimon L., Barbas I., Kambas A., Taxildaris K. (2008) Age and sex related differences in motor proficiency of preschool Greek children. Personality, Motivation, Sport, 13, 253-264 Sofia, BUL

Develega P., Christoforidis Ch., Vrochidou A., Barbas I., Kambas A (2008) Age and sex related differences in selected grapho-motor abilities and graphο-motor skills of copying figures into frames in preschool age. Personality, Motivation, Sport, 13, 242-252 Sofia, BUL

Limnioudis I., Aggeloussis N., Kambas A., Barbas I. (2007) The effects of Psychomotor Intervention, focusing on spatiotemporal awareness, on Visual-Motor Control as a Graphomotor aspect in preschool age. Personality, Motivation, Sport, 12, 259-269 Sofia, BUL

Sovatzidis A., Barbas I., Vafiadis N., Taxildaris K., Makri E.,(2005)

Anthropological analyses and biochemical profile of young wrestlers during the preseasoning period. Sport and Science 9,222-230 Sofia, BUL

Barbas I., (2004) Psychological selection and criteria and preparation of athletes in grecoroman wrestling. Personality, Motivation, Sport, 6,222-231 Sofia, BUL

Barbas I., Popov N.,(2003) Structure of adjustment for wrestling athletes as a preparation determinant. Personality, Motivation, Sport, 3,88-95 Sofia, BUL

Barbas I., Popov N.,(2003) Issues sporting choice and psychological fitness of wrestlers publications: HCA-ΠΡEC c/o Jusautor Sofia page 158

Popov N., Barbas I., Taxildaris K.,Aggeloussis N.,Kambas A.(2000) Determining and not determining psychological factors for wrestling and wrestlers . Personality, Motivation, Sport, 5,94-102 Sofia, BUL

Barbas I., (1998) Innovative on the Issue of Elite Wrestlers Selection. Personality for the athletes, 4,120-129 Sofia, BUL

Barbas I., Aggeloussis N.,(1997) The development of greco-roman style and free style wrestling all over the world . Sport and Sience, 4, 99-108 Sofia, BUL

Barbas I., Aggeloussis N.(1997) Evolution of the performance in greco-roman and free style wrestling in the Olympic games and worldwide championships.

Journal for Wrestling 3, 30-38. Athens, GRE