Meet our RGC 2024 speakers
George Sp. Kipreos
Ministry of Rural Development and Food, Secretary General of EU Resources and Infrastructures


PhD in Athletics, National Sports Academy of Sofia, 1988-1991 with a scholarship from the Greek Ministry of Culture and Sport. Thesis title: “Theoretical-methodological bases of selection, learning, planning, and controlling jump height of boys 12 – 15 years old”.

Bachelor’s Degree, School of Physical Education and Sports Science, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, 1986. Specialization in Sports Jumps.


Personal Profile

Lecturer and researcher with 34 years of teaching experience at all three levels of education. Supervisor of 6 processed Doctoral Theses, 25 processed Master’s Theses, and 120 Master’s Theses. He has edited and written Ten (10) sports and scientific books, of which one is on Amazon. He has published over 60 articles in peer-reviewed journals. Scientifically coordinator in five (5) Sports, and tourism research programs.



Organization & Management of Extreme Sports

Organization & Management of Tourism

Introduction to Sports Science

Organization and management of individual sports and track and field


Scientific interests

Director of the Lab: “Running Movement Lab-Management and Organization of Running Events” 

Founder of the theory: Homo Extremious creation: A Neologism Proposed in Sports Science

Founder of the first spin-off of the University of Peloponnese


Indicative Publication

  • Kipreos, G. (2020). Homo Extremious: A Neologism Proposed in Sports Science. Sumerianz Journal of Social Science, 3 (6), 69-78.
  • Korkidi, Μ., Pantazi, D., Kaprinis, S., Perrea, Α., Papaloukas, Μ. & Kipreos, G. (2020).   Promoting physical activity and quality of life for citizens through municipal libraries. International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health, 7(2): 103-111
  • Gdonteli, K., Antonopoulou, P., Travlos, A. & Kipreos, G. (2020). Esports in Greece: Amateur participants’ constraints in a leading Esport event in Greece. EURAM 2020. Online Conference, 4-6 December. Trinity Business School, Dublin, Ireland. ISSN 2466-7498
  • Spanos, K., Strigas, A., Travlos, A., & Kipreos, G. (2020). The Relationship of Occupational Stress, Physical Fitness Levels, Body Fat Percentage and Absenteeism. Journal of Advances in Sports and Physical Education 3 (2), 23-28.
  • Oikonomou, V. Papaloukas, M., Georgiadis K. & Kipreos, G. (2018) European Union policies for the rights of citizens to participate in sport. 5(4): 29-34.
  • Dedes, V., Stergioulas, A., Kipreos, G., Dede, AM., Mitseas, A. & Panoutsopoulos G (2018) Effectiveness and Safety of Shockwave Therapy in Tendinopathies Materia socio-medica 30 (2), 131
  • Gdonteli, K., & Kipreos, G. (2018). Public organizations’ evaluation: an investigation of municipal sports services in the region of Attica, Greece. International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health, 5(5), 108-112.
  • Makropoulos, A., Gdonteli, K., Perrea, A., & Kipreos, G. (2017) Risk taking tendency: An investigation of amateur athletes in mountain and road races, International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health. 4 (1), 212-216
  • Kipreos, G. & Anagnostopoulou, I. (2017). Pavlopetri: A Prehistoric Submerged City. Balti: Lambert Academic Publishing
  • Kipreos, G. (2017). Touching the Limits. Extreme Sports. Thessaloniki: Didigma
  • Kipreos, G., Kaprinis, S., Perrea, A. & Kakkos, V. (2016) Job Performance Measurement of Physical Education Graduates in Private Fitness Centres and Municipal Sports Organizations, International Journal of Sports Science and Physical Education, 1, 10-16
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