Faculty of Sports Sciences

The School of Physical Education and Sports, which was established with the Decree-Law No. 496 dated August 18, 1993, was closed with the decision of the Council of Ministers (2013/5074) published in the Official Gazette dated July 24, 2013 and transformed into the Faculty of Sports Sciences. It was affiliated with Eskişehir Technical University with the Decree-Law No. 7141 published in the Official Gazette dated May 18, 2018. To increase the quality of life of the people of the city, region, country and the world; to provide and disseminate universal knowledge through education, research and projects in sports sciences; to contribute to the growth of healthy people with sports and social applications; to support the society to make sports a way of life and mediating the development of sports skills are among the main objectives of the faculty. In the faculty, physical education and sports teachers, trainers, recreation specialists and sports managers, who understand the interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary structure of sports science that will contribute to the development of sports throughout the country, are equipped in terms of professional knowledge and skills, can follow scientific and technological developments and apply these developments in their field, are trained. Practical courses and sports activities in the faculty are conducted in the multi purpose halls, having a total indoor area of ​​66089 m² (basketball, handball, volleyball – gym, artistic gymnastics hall, rhythmic gymnastics hall, badminton hall, table tennis hall, folk dances and wrestling hall, fencing hall, massage parlor, fitness – fitness – hall, squash hall) and on the athletics track in accordance with IAAF standards and in the stadium with a grass football field with a seating capacity of 12527 people in accordance with the standards. In addition,  an indoor gym is provided for 5025 people. (there is a 750 m2 fitness center, saunas and doping control room in the hall.)   The computer lab, reading hall (library) and a large number of internet-connected-projected classrooms, seminar halls and conference halls are used in the conduct of educational activities within the faculty. There are seven laboratories in the faculty where sports performance is evaluated: Human performance laboratory (speed, strength - isokinetic strength, static and dynamic strength, endurance - lactate measurement, determination of maximum oxygen consumption, anaerobic power and capacity measurement, body composition - determination of somatotype, match and movement analysis applications are done), Movement and motor control laboratory (with the use of electromyography (EMG) and electroencephalography (EEG), muscle / brain activation, kinetic - kinematic evaluation, feedback training applications and posture oscillation and force applied to the ground applications are performed), Exercise and oxidative stress laboratory (evaluation of oxidative damage and antioxidant defense system caused by increased free radical production as a result of different characteristics – aerobic, anaerobic exercise applications are done). These laboratories are offered to students at different stages of the education and training process and provide great contributions to students in terms of creating employment.

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