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Prof.Dr. Aysel PEHLİVAN



Professor Dr. Aysel PEHLİVAN completed her undergraduate studies at Anadoluhisarı Youth and Sports Academy, and master of science and PhD degrees in Marmara University Institute of Health Sciences, Physical Education and Sports Department.

She worked at Marmara University School of Physical Education and Sports between 1991-2015, she served as the Head of the Physical Education and Sports Education Department and the Head of the Coaching Education Department.

She joined our University's School of Physical Education and Sports as a professor in 2015. She currently works as the Head of the School of Physical Education and Sports and a board member of the Graduate Institute.  Her academic interests are Sports Nutrition and Ergogenic Aids, Guidance in Athlete Nutrition, Sports for All, Assessment and Prescription of Physical Fitness, Recreative Applications and Organization in the Elderly.

She succeeded as the first candidate in Physical Education and Sports Teacher qualification exam in Turkey in 1989. She is the first coach in the field of fitness. She planned the fitness training program scientifically and started the fitness course at the university.

She was a board member of the Sports For All Federation, NOC of Turkey. In NOC, the project "Developing Sports Culture and Olympic Culture in Primary Schools" was awarded nationally and internationally.

She is a member of the Sports Sciences Association of Turkey and ECSS, coordinator of the Ministry of Youth Sports Coach Training Program. She is the author of "Nutrition in Sports".


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