Mr. Christos Karayiannis

School : The School of Sciences
Position : Clinical Trainer Physiotherapy

Mr. Christos Karayiannis Mailing Address
Nicosia
Cyprus

22559400 22559400

Email: C.Kariayiannis@euc.ac.cy C.Kariayiannis@euc.ac.cy

Profile

Mr Karayiannis is a clinical trainer of the Physiotherapy program. He is primarily teaching physiotherapy students how to assess and treat patients in the clinical setting, combining theory and practice. Mr Karayiannis joined the European University of Cyprus in 2010 when the module of clinical practice was conducted for the first time. Mr Karayiannis studied physiotherapy at the Technological Educational Institute of Athens and then he was continuing his studies at the Medical School of National and Kapodistrian University of Athens focusing in the management of Cardio-Respiratory patients. Mr Karayiannis is a member of Cyprus Association of Physiotherapists and also a member of the Scientific Committee of the Association. Mr Karayiannis areas of interest include: cardiac rehabilitation; pulmonary rehabilitation; evaluation of musculoskeletal dysfunctions and treatment of musculoskeletal dysfunctions.

 

Courses Taught

  • Neuromuscular Reeducation
  • Physical Modalities
  • Cardiopulmonary Physiotherapy
  • Clinical Practise I, II, III

 

Administrative Experience

Supervision and organization of clinical practise

Degrees

MSc in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation – Medical School of National and Kapodistrian University of Athens GR
BSc in Physiotherapy – Technological Educational Institute of Athens GR

Publications

  • Savva, C., Giakas, G., Efstathiou, M., Karagiannis, C., Mamais, I., “Effectiveness of neural mobilization with intermittent cervical traction in the management of cervical radiculopathy: A randomized controlled trial”, International Journal of Osteopathic Medicine 2016; 21:19-28
  • Savva, C., Giakas, G., Efstathiou, M., Karagiannis, C., “Test-Retest Reliability of Handgrip Strength Measurement Using a Hydraulic Hand Dynamometer in Patients With Cervical Radiculopathy”, Journal of manipulative and physiological therapeutics 2014; 37:206-10
  • Savva, C., Karagiannis, C., Rushton, A., “Test-retest reliability of grip strength measurement in full extension to evaluate maximum grip strength”, The Journal of Hand Surgery, European Volume 2013; 38:183-186
  • Karagiannis, C., Georgiou, M., Kouskouni, E., Iacovidou, N., Xanthos, T., “Association of lactate levels with outcome after in-hospital cardiac arrest”, Resuscitation Journal 2012; 83:e175-6
  • Karagiannis, C., Georgiou, M., Kouskouni, E., Iacovidou, N., Xanthos, T., “Association of lactate levels with outcome after in-hospital cardiac arrest”, Resuscitation Journal 2012; 83:e175-6
  • Savva, C., Karagiannis, C., Rushton, A., “Test-retest reliability of grip strength measurement in full extension to evaluate maximum grip strength”, The Journal of Hand Surgery, European Volume 2013; 38:183-186
  • Savva, C. and Karagiannis, C., “Physiotherapy Approach in Tendinopathy, part B”, Fysikotherapeia (Greek Journal of Physiotherapy), 2011; 14:101-8
  • Savva, C. and Karagiannis, C., “Physiotherapy Approach in Tendinopathy, part A”, Fysikotherapeia (Greek Journal of Physiotherapy), 2011; 14:17-24.

Conferences

 

  • Matheou, I., & Karagiannis, C., “The effects of interval training in patients with coronary artery disease”, 5th Pancyprian Physiotherapy Conference, 2016
  • Kouspis, M., & Karagiannis, C., “The effects of hippotherapy in gross motor and balance in children with cerebral palsy”, 5th Pancyprian Physiotherapy Conference, 2016
  • Karagiannis, C., “Hip fractures and physiotherapy management”, 25th Pancyprian Orthopaedic Conference, 2015
  • Savva, C., & Karagiannis, C., “The role of physiotherapy in the treatment of hip & knee osteoarthritis” Cosmos-Rheuma+ Conference, 2015  
  • Karagiannis, C., “The role of eccentric exercise in coronary patients. A Systematic Review” 24th Annual Panhellenic Scientific Physiotherapy Conference, 2014
  • Karagiannis, C., “Investigation of the efficacy of eccentric exercise in coronary patients” 4th Pancyprian Physiotherapy Conference, 2014
  • Karagiannis, C., “The role of therapeutic exercise in the treatment of patellofemoral pain syndrome”, 23rd Pancyprian Orthopaedic Conference, 2013
  • Karagiannis, C., “Pathophysiological Analysis of Lateral Epicondylalgia (Tennis Elbow)”, Cyprus Society of Sports Medicine Congress, 2012
  • Karagiannis, C., “Physiotherapeutic Management of Ankle Fractures, Assessment and Rehabilitation of these patients”, 22nd Pancyprian Orthopaedic Conference, 2012
  • Karagiannis, C., “Chronic Heart Failure, Proposals for Rehabilitation and Management of these patients”, 3rd Pancyprian Physiotherapy Conference, 2011