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Graduate School of Health Sciences - Sports Medicine - Biomedical Applications in Sports -



General Description
History
The Sports Medicine PhD program was first started in September 1995. Five out of the first six students who enrolled in the program received their degrees between 1999 and 2001. The program was restarted in September 2010 following full revision of its curriculum.
Qualification Awarded
A PhD degree in "Biomedical Fields in Sport" is awarded upon completion of the program.
Level of Qualification
Third Cycle
Specific Admission Requirements
Besides graduates of Faculties of Medicine, Dentistry or Pharmacy (5 years); graduates of Faculty of Pharmacy (4 years), Science or Engineering, and those of Nursing, Physical Education and Sports, Sanitary Services or Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation High Schools who all have successfully completed MSc programs providing sufficient background in biology, physiology, biochemistry and genetics may apply to the program. Those who have fulfilled the general requirements of the Ege University Postgraduate Education Regulations (like the ALES exam), and the special requirements of the Medical Sciences Institute, and earned a place in the provided quota may enrol in the program.
Specific Admission Requirements
Besides graduates of Faculties of Medicine, Dentistry or Pharmacy (5 years); graduates of Faculty of Pharmacy (4 years), Science or Engineering, and those of Nursing, Physical Education and Sports, Sanitary Services or Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation High Schools who all have successfully completed MSc programs providing sufficient background in biology, physiology, biochemistry and genetics may apply to the program. Those who have fulfilled the general requirements of the Ege University Postgraduate Education Regulations (like the ALES exam), and the special requirements of the Medical Sciences Institute, and earned a place in the provided quota may enrol in the program.
Specific Arrangements For Recognition Of Prior Learning (Formal, Non-Formal and Informal)
There are no other special arrangements besides the ones mentioned in the Ege University Postgraduate Regulations and acceptance conditions. The academic board reserves the right to impose a maximum of two preliminary courses depending on the previous learning outcomes of the candidate.
Qualification Requirements and Regulations
There no supplementary eligibility conditions and requirements to those mentioned in the Ege University Postgraduate Regulations. Students who succeed in at leat 21 credits' worth (60 ECTS credits) courses, who reach the minimum average overall grade, and who successfully defend a prepared thesis before an elected jury receives the PhD degree of the field.
Profile of The Programme
The program's profile involves the extra-clinical fields the Sports Medicine discipline, such as exercise physiology, exercise biology, molecular biology and genetics, and training science. The student is expected to become a scientist who is be able to perform individual or group research, and to deduce solutions to defined hypotheses and problems in these fields.
Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples
Job opportunities of the graduates include research staff positions in the field in State and Private Universities, Research and Education Centers, and sports clubs.
Access to Further Studies
Gradutes may consider academic career in the scientific field of concern.
Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
Given in the course planning section.
Graduation Requirements
Requirements mentioned in the qualification and regulations section are satisfactory.
Mode of Study (Full-Time, Part-Time, E-Learning )
Full-Time
Address, Programme Director or Equivalent
Ege University Health Sciences Institute and Faculty of Medicine Sports Medicine Department. The Head of the Department is the programme director and ECTS coordinator.
Facilities
The Sports Medicine Department counts three full Professors and an Assistant Professor, and receives academic support from related disciplines. Sports performance, ergospirometry and biochemistry laboratories, an on-site library are present. The Department is home to the Turkish Sports Medicine Association headquarters too.

Key Learning Outcomes
1To be able to relate and interpret theoretical knowledge in basic biomedical fields of exercise physiology, exercise biochemistry, nutrition and ergogenic aid, molecular biology and sports genetics.
2To be able to apply and assess experiments and tests related to biomedical fields in sports.
3To be able to propose solutions to individuals at different performance levels, gender, age, environment and health conditions in terms of exercise and training, following testing processes.
4To be able to decide what kind of exercises would be useful in the light of molecular biology and sport genetics markers related to either sports performance or metabolic diseases.
5To be able to make teamwork with different disciplines in conducting independent or joint research and projects at the national or international level.
6To be aware of the place of physical exercise in public health and being able to apply it.
7To develop inquiry capacity, to take initiative and to use creativity.
8To be able to assess the motion system as a whole.
9To know the effects of environmental factors on performance and health during sports and physical exercise in training and competition conditions, and to apply preventive measures.
10To be able to adequately transfer knowledge and its applications orally and in written form. and to adopt life-long learning in order to sustain acquired knowledge
11To know the principles of exercise program development for injury prevention, and post-injury rehabilitation.
12To act in accordance with professional ethics. To have knowledge about sports ethics and sports philosophy, and to possess environmental awareness.

Key Programme Learning Outcomes - NQF for HE in Turkey
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COMPETENCES (Competence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility)1
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COMPETENCES (Learning Competence)1
COMPETENCES (Communication and Social Competence)1
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COMPETENCES (Field Specific Competence)1
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Course Structure Diagram with Credits
T : Theoretical P: Practice L : Laboratory
1. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 9301106092010 Antrenman Biliminin Temelleri Compulsory 2 0 0 6
2 9301106092010 Antrenman Biliminin Temelleri Compulsory 2 0 0 6
3 9301106012013 Egzersiz Fizyolojisi I Compulsory 2 0 0 8
4 9301106012013 Egzersiz Fizyolojisi I Compulsory 2 0 0 8
5 930110SEÇ.DR1 ELECTIVE COURSES Elective - - - 10
6 930110SDG.DR1 ELECTIVE COURSES Elective - - - 16
Total 8 0 0 54
 
2. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 9301106082019 Egzersiz Biyokimyası Compulsory 3 0 0 8
2 9301106082019 Egzersiz Biyokimyası Compulsory 3 0 0 8
3 9301106042019 Egzersiz Fizyolojisi II Compulsory 2 2 0 8
4 9301106042019 Egzersiz Fizyolojisi II Compulsory 2 2 0 8
5 930110SEÇ.DR2 ELECTIVE COURSES Elective - - - 6
6 930110SDG.DR2 ELECTIVE COURSES Elective - - - 2
7 BAT102 Fundamentals of Scientific Research Compulsory 2 0 0 3
8 BAT102 Fundamentals of Scientific Research Compulsory 2 0 0 3
9 SBEDRSEM600 Seminar Compulsory 0 0 0 3
10 9301106062019 Spor Hekimliğinde Ölçümler ve Testler Compulsory 2 2 0 6
Total 16 6 0 55
 
3. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 930110SEÇ.DR3 ELECTIVE COURSES Elective - - - 20
2 930110SDG.DR3 ELECTIVE COURSES Elective - - - 25
3 SBEDRUAD601 Specialization Field Course Compulsory 0 0 0 5
4 SBEDRUAD601 Specialization Field Course Compulsory 0 0 0 5
5 9301106062019 Spor Hekimliğinde Ölçümler ve Testler Compulsory 2 2 0 6
Total 2 2 0 61
 
4. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 930110SEÇ.DR4 ELECTIVE COURSES Elective - - - 22
2 SBEDRYET601 Qualification Exam Compulsory 0 0 0 5
3 SBEDRSEM600 Seminar Compulsory 0 0 0 3
4 SBEDRUAD602 Specialization Field Course Compulsory 0 0 0 5
5 SBEDRUAD602 Specialization Field Course Compulsory 0 0 0 5
6 SBEDRTEZ601 Thesis Compulsory 0 0 0 15
7 SBEDRTO601 Thesis Proposal Compulsory 0 0 0 5
Total 0 0 0 60
 
5. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 SBEDRYET601 Qualification Exam Compulsory 0 0 0 5
2 SBEDRUAD603 Specialization Field Course Compulsory 0 0 0 5
3 SBEDRUAD603 Specialization Field Course Compulsory 0 0 0 5
4 SBEDRTEZ601 Thesis Compulsory 0 0 0 15
5 SBEDRTEZ602 Thesis Compulsory 0 0 0 25
6 SBEDRTO601 Thesis Proposal Compulsory 0 0 0 5
Total 0 0 0 60
 
6. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 SBEDRUAD604 Specialization Field Course Compulsory 0 0 0 5
2 SBEDRUAD604 Specialization Field Course Compulsory 0 0 0 5
3 SBEDRTEZ602 Thesis Compulsory 0 0 0 25
4 SBEDRTEZ603 Thesis Compulsory 0 0 0 25
Total 0 0 0 60
 
7. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 SBEDRUAD605 Specialization Field Course Compulsory 0 0 0 5
2 SBEDRUAD605 Specialization Field Course Compulsory 0 0 0 5
3 SBEDRTEZ603 Thesis Compulsory 0 0 0 25
4 SBEDRTEZ604 Thesis Compulsory 0 0 0 25
Total 0 0 0 60
 
8. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 SBEDRUAD606 Specialization Field Course Compulsory 0 0 0 5
2 SBEDRUAD606 Specialization Field Course Compulsory 0 0 0 5
3 SBEDRTEZ604 Thesis Compulsory 0 0 0 25
4 SBEDRTEZ605 Thesis Compulsory 0 0 0 25
Total 0 0 0 60
 
ELECTIVE COURSES
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 9301106022019 Spor Bilimleri İçin Temek Kimya ve Biyokimya Elective 2 0 0 0
2 9301106052019 Sportif Çalışma Sırasında Çevresel Faktörler Elective 2 0 0 5
3 9301106072010 Sporcu Beslenmesi Elective 2 0 0 7
4 9301106102016 Sports for Children, Women and Elderly Elective 2 0 0 5
5 9301106122010 Branşa Özgü ANtrenman Programları Elective 2 2 0 6
6 9301106132019 Genetic Fundamentals of Sport Performance Elective 2 0 0 0
7 9301106142015 Genetic and Exercise Interactions in Chronic Diseases Elective 2 0 0 5
8 9301106152019 Computer Oriented Biostatistics Elective 3 0 0 0
9 9301106162019 Sportif Performans Artırmada Kullanılan İlaç ve Maddeler Elective 2 0 0 0
10 9301106182019 Genetikte Tıbbi Uygulamalar Elective 2 2 0 0
11 9301106192010 Science Philosophy Elective 2 0 0 5
12 9301106202010 Spor Felsefesi ve Etiği Elective 2 0 0 5
13 9301106212018 Sensorimotor Sistem Elective 2 0 0 4
14 9301106222018 Fonksiyonel Anatomi Elective 2 2 0 0
15 EBB6832017 Planning and Assesment in Education Elective 3 2 0 6
16 EBB6852017 Development and Learning Elective 3 0 0 4
ELECTIVE COURSES
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 9301106022019 Spor Bilimleri İçin Temek Kimya ve Biyokimya Elective 2 0 0 6
2 9301106052019 Sportif Çalışma Sırasında Çevresel Faktörler Elective 2 0 0 5
3 9301106072010 Sporcu Beslenmesi Elective 2 0 0 0
4 9301106102016 Sports for Children, Women and Elderly Elective 2 0 0 0
5 9301106122010 Branşa Özgü ANtrenman Programları Elective 2 2 0 0
6 9301106132019 Genetic Fundamentals of Sport Performance Elective 2 0 0 0
7 9301106142015 Genetic and Exercise Interactions in Chronic Diseases Elective 2 0 0 0
8 9301106152019 Computer Oriented Biostatistics Elective 3 0 0 0
9 9301106162019 Sportif Performans Artırmada Kullanılan İlaç ve Maddeler Elective 2 0 0 0
10 9301106182019 Genetikte Tıbbi Uygulamalar Elective 2 2 0 0
11 9301106192010 Science Philosophy Elective 2 0 0 0
12 9301106202010 Spor Felsefesi ve Etiği Elective 2 0 0 0
13 9301106212018 Sensorimotor Sistem Elective 2 0 0 4
14 9301106222018 Fonksiyonel Anatomi Elective 2 2 0 0
15 EBB6832017 Planning and Assesment in Education Elective 3 2 0 0
16 EBB6852017 Development and Learning Elective 3 0 0 0
ELECTIVE COURSES
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 9301106022019 Spor Bilimleri İçin Temek Kimya ve Biyokimya Elective 2 0 0 0
2 9301106052019 Sportif Çalışma Sırasında Çevresel Faktörler Elective 2 0 0 5
3 9301106072010 Sporcu Beslenmesi Elective 2 0 0 7
4 9301106102016 Sports for Children, Women and Elderly Elective 2 0 0 5
5 9301106122010 Branşa Özgü ANtrenman Programları Elective 2 2 0 5
6 9301106132019 Genetic Fundamentals of Sport Performance Elective 2 0 0 0
7 9301106142015 Genetic and Exercise Interactions in Chronic Diseases Elective 2 0 0 5
8 9301106152019 Computer Oriented Biostatistics Elective 3 0 0 0
9 9301106162019 Sportif Performans Artırmada Kullanılan İlaç ve Maddeler Elective 2 0 0 0
10 9301106182019 Genetikte Tıbbi Uygulamalar Elective 2 2 0 0
11 9301106192010 Science Philosophy Elective 2 0 0 5
12 9301106202010 Spor Felsefesi ve Etiği Elective 2 0 0 5
13 9301106212018 Sensorimotor Sistem Elective 2 0 0 4
14 9301106222018 Fonksiyonel Anatomi Elective 2 2 0 0
15 EBB6832017 Planning and Assesment in Education Elective 3 2 0 6
16 EBB6852017 Development and Learning Elective 3 0 0 4
ELECTIVE COURSES
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 9301106022019 Spor Bilimleri İçin Temek Kimya ve Biyokimya Elective 2 0 0 0
2 9301106052019 Sportif Çalışma Sırasında Çevresel Faktörler Elective 2 0 0 5
3 9301106072010 Sporcu Beslenmesi Elective 2 0 0 0
4 9301106102016 Sports for Children, Women and Elderly Elective 2 0 0 0
5 9301106122010 Branşa Özgü ANtrenman Programları Elective 2 2 0 0
6 9301106132019 Genetic Fundamentals of Sport Performance Elective 2 0 0 0
7 9301106142015 Genetic and Exercise Interactions in Chronic Diseases Elective 2 0 0 0
8 9301106152019 Computer Oriented Biostatistics Elective 3 0 0 0
9 9301106162019 Sportif Performans Artırmada Kullanılan İlaç ve Maddeler Elective 2 0 0 0
10 9301106182019 Genetikte Tıbbi Uygulamalar Elective 2 2 0 0
11 9301106192010 Science Philosophy Elective 2 0 0 0
12 9301106202010 Spor Felsefesi ve Etiği Elective 2 0 0 0
13 9301106212018 Sensorimotor Sistem Elective 2 0 0 4
14 9301106222018 Fonksiyonel Anatomi Elective 2 2 0 0
15 EBB6832017 Planning and Assesment in Education Elective 3 2 0 0
16 EBB6852017 Development and Learning Elective 3 0 0 0
ELECTIVE COURSES
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 9301106022019 Spor Bilimleri İçin Temek Kimya ve Biyokimya Elective 2 0 0 0
2 9301106052019 Sportif Çalışma Sırasında Çevresel Faktörler Elective 2 0 0 5
3 9301106072010 Sporcu Beslenmesi Elective 2 0 0 7
4 9301106102016 Sports for Children, Women and Elderly Elective 2 0 0 5
5 9301106122010 Branşa Özgü ANtrenman Programları Elective 2 2 0 6
6 9301106132019 Genetic Fundamentals of Sport Performance Elective 2 0 0 0
7 9301106142015 Genetic and Exercise Interactions in Chronic Diseases Elective 2 0 0 5
8 9301106152019 Computer Oriented Biostatistics Elective 3 0 0 0
9 9301106162019 Sportif Performans Artırmada Kullanılan İlaç ve Maddeler Elective 2 0 0 0
10 9301106182019 Genetikte Tıbbi Uygulamalar Elective 2 2 0 0
11 9301106192010 Science Philosophy Elective 2 0 0 5
12 9301106202010 Spor Felsefesi ve Etiği Elective 2 0 0 5
13 9301106212018 Sensorimotor Sistem Elective 2 0 0 4
14 9301106222018 Fonksiyonel Anatomi Elective 2 2 0 0
15 EBB6832017 Planning and Assesment in Education Elective 3 2 0 6
16 EBB6852017 Development and Learning Elective 3 0 0 4
ELECTIVE COURSES
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 9301106022019 Spor Bilimleri İçin Temek Kimya ve Biyokimya Elective 2 0 0 0
2 9301106052019 Sportif Çalışma Sırasında Çevresel Faktörler Elective 2 0 0 5
3 9301106072010 Sporcu Beslenmesi Elective 2 0 0 0
4 9301106102016 Sports for Children, Women and Elderly Elective 2 0 0 0
5 9301106122010 Branşa Özgü ANtrenman Programları Elective 2 2 0 0
6 9301106132019 Genetic Fundamentals of Sport Performance Elective 2 0 0 0
7 9301106142015 Genetic and Exercise Interactions in Chronic Diseases Elective 2 0 0 0
8 9301106152019 Computer Oriented Biostatistics Elective 3 0 0 0
9 9301106162019 Sportif Performans Artırmada Kullanılan İlaç ve Maddeler Elective 2 0 0 0
10 9301106182019 Genetikte Tıbbi Uygulamalar Elective 2 2 0 0
11 9301106192010 Science Philosophy Elective 2 0 0 0
12 9301106202010 Spor Felsefesi ve Etiği Elective 2 0 0 0
13 9301106212018 Sensorimotor Sistem Elective 2 0 0 4
14 9301106222018 Fonksiyonel Anatomi Elective 2 2 0 0
15 EBB6832017 Planning and Assesment in Education Elective 3 2 0 0
16 EBB6852017 Development and Learning Elective 3 0 0 0
ELECTIVE COURSES
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 9301106022019 Spor Bilimleri İçin Temek Kimya ve Biyokimya Elective 2 0 0 0
2 9301106052019 Sportif Çalışma Sırasında Çevresel Faktörler Elective 2 0 0 5
3 9301106072010 Sporcu Beslenmesi Elective 2 0 0 7
4 9301106102016 Sports for Children, Women and Elderly Elective 2 0 0 5
5 9301106122010 Branşa Özgü ANtrenman Programları Elective 2 2 0 6
6 9301106132019 Genetic Fundamentals of Sport Performance Elective 2 0 0 0
7 9301106142015 Genetic and Exercise Interactions in Chronic Diseases Elective 2 0 0 5
8 9301106152019 Computer Oriented Biostatistics Elective 3 0 0 0
9 9301106162019 Sportif Performans Artırmada Kullanılan İlaç ve Maddeler Elective 2 0 0 0
10 9301106182019 Genetikte Tıbbi Uygulamalar Elective 2 2 0 0
11 9301106192010 Science Philosophy Elective 2 0 0 5
12 9301106202010 Spor Felsefesi ve Etiği Elective 2 0 0 5
13 9301106212018 Sensorimotor Sistem Elective 2 0 0 4
14 9301106222018 Fonksiyonel Anatomi Elective 2 2 0 0
15 EBB6832017 Planning and Assesment in Education Elective 3 2 0 6
16 EBB6852017 Development and Learning Elective 3 0 0 4
 
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