Professor Thomas Kourtessis


Thomas Kourtessis (PhD, Democritus University of Thrace, Komotini, Greece, MA, McGill University, Montreal Canada, BSc, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece), is a Professor of Motor Coordination Disorders at the School of Physical Education & Sport Science at Democritus University of Thrace, Komotini, Greece. He has authored and co-authored more than 100 scientific articles, more than 200 presentations and proceedings’ articles in international and world Scientific Congresses and numerous scientific book chapters. He has taught in numerous workshops and seminars regarding identification, assessment and interventional management of movement difficulties in children. He is a member of the International Society for Research into Developmental Coordination Disorder (ISR-DCD), of the Hellenic Academy of Physical Education as well as of many national and international Associations and Organizations. His research interests are identification, assessment and interventional management of Developmental Coordination Disorder in childhood and adolescence. He also teaches Research Methods and Motor Learning in undergraduate and graduate level within his home University and as a guest lecturer in many Graduate Programs in various Greek Universities. He has also served as a Director of the Interdepartmental Graduate Program of Studies “Exercise and Quality of Life” (2015-2017).

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