SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE

CHAIR
Dr. Gıyasettin DEMİRHAN

Professor
Board of Directors, GCH
Board Members of Turkish Sports Sciences Association
Former Dean, Faculty of Sports Sciences 
Hacettepe University
Ankara/ TURKEY

MEMBERS
Dr. Ming-Kai CHIN

Professor
Founding President, BRICS Council of Exercise & Sports Science (BRICSCESS)
President/Founder,The Foundation For Global Community Health (GCH)
Co-Founder, GoFPEP
Co-Founders and Past President, Asian Council of Exercise & Sports Science (ACESS)
Vice President, Global Affairs & Research
HOPSports, Inc.
Hong Kong-China
Dr. Fatma SAÇLI UZUNÖZ

Assoc. Professor
Senior Future Leader/Volunteer, ICPESS 2015, GoFPEP 2016, BRICSCESS 2017
Department of Coaching Education 
Director, School of Sports Science and Technology
Nevsehir Haci Bektas Veli University
Nevşehir/ TURKEY
Dr. Caner AÇIKADA

Professor
Director, School of Physical Education and Sports
European University of Lefke
The Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus
CYPRUS
Dr. Vedat AKTEPE

Assistant Professor
Vice Dean, Faculty of Education
Department of Social Sciences and Turkish Education
Nevsehir Haci Bektas Veli University
Nevşehir/ TURKEY
Dr. Figen ALTAY

Faculty of Sport Sciences
Physical Education and Sports Teaching Department
Hacettepe University
Ankara/Turkey
Dr. Ramiz ARABACI

Professor
Department of Physical Education and Sports Teaching
Faculty of Sports Science
Uludağ University
Bursa/Turkey
Dr. B. Utku ALEMDAROĞLU

Associate Professor
Department of Coaching Education
Faculty of Sports Science
Pamukkale University
Denizli / TURKEY
Dr. Nadhim Al-Watta

Professor
National Representative in ICSSPE, IAPESGW and IUSST
Sports Science Department
College of Physical Education
Mosul University, Iraq
Dr. Canan KOCA ARITAN

Professor
Recreation Department
Social Sciences in Sports PRA Faculty of Sports Science
Hacettepe Unıversty
Ankara/ Turkey
Dr. F. Hülya AŞÇI

Professor
Chairperson, Scientific Committee, GoFPEP 2016
Associate Editor, Psychology of Sport and Exercise (PSE), Head, Department, Physical Education and Sports Teaching
Marmara University
Istanbul / TURKEY
Dr. Elena CARRILLO ALVAREZ

Associate Professor
Department of Public Health
Member of Global Community Health Foundation
University of Ramon Llull
Barcelona / Spain
Dr. Carla ANAUATE

Professor
General Secretary of COMAU
Psychologist and Neuropsychologist
Universidade Nove de Julho
São Paulo / Brazil
Dr. Branislav ANTALA

Professor
FIEP World Vice President
Executive Board Member,
ICSSPE
Faculty of Physical Education and Sports
Comenius University
Bratislava / Slovakia
Dr. Yunus ARSLAN

Associate Professor
Head of Department of Physical Education Teaching
Faculty of Education
Nevşehir hacı Bektaş Veli University
Nevşehir/TURKEY
Dr. Cengiz ARSLAN

Professor
Department of Coaching Education
Faculty of Sports Science
Fırat University
Elazığ/TURKEY
Dr. Govindasamy BALASEKARAN

Associate Professor
ACSM Director
Head, Physical Education and Sports Science (PESS)
National Institute of Education
Nanyang Technological University
Singapore
Dr. Özgür MÜLAZIMOĞLU BALLI

Assistant Professor
Head of Departmant of Recreation
Faculty of Sports Science
Pamukkale Üniversity
Denizli / TURKEY
Dr. Myriam GUERRA- BALIC

Professor
Principal Investigator of the Research Group on Health, Physical Activity and Sport
FPCEE-Blanquerna, University Ramon Llull
Barcelona, Spain
Dr. Yeşim BULCA

Lecturer
Secretary of GOFPEP 2016
Lecturer
Department of Physical Education and Sport Teacher Education
Faculty of Sport Sciences
Hacettepe University
Ankara/ TURKEY
Dr. Nefise BULGU

Professor
Recreation Department
Social Sciences in Sports
Faculty of Sport Sciences
Hacettepe University
Ankara/ TURKEY
Dr. Attilio CARRARO

Professor
Vice-President, AIESEP
Co-Head, Health, Sport And Exercise Sciences Unit
Department of Biomedical Sciences
University of Padua
ITALY
Dr. Ş. Alpan CİNEMRE

Assist. Prof. Dr.
Department of Exercise and Sport Sciences
Sports and Coaching
Faculty of Sport Sciences
Hacettepe University
Ankara/ TURKEY
Dr. Marc CLOES

Professor
President, AIESEP
Chair of the Programmes,
Department of Sport and Rehabilitation Sciences
University of Liege
Belgium
Dr. Cevdet CENGİZ

Associate Professor
Head, Department of Physical Education and Sports Teaching
School of Physical Education and Sports
Çanakkale 18 Mart University
Çanakkale / TURKEY
Dr. Ian CULPAN

Professor
Director, New Zealand Centre for Olympic Studies
Immediate Past President, Oceania Region Federation, International e d’Education Physique (FIEP)
School of Health Sciences, University of Canterbury
New Zealand
Dr. Hatice ÇAMLIYER

Professor
Department of Physical Education and Sports Teaching
Faculty of Sports Science
Manisa Celal Bayar University
Manisa /Turkey
Dr. Vedat ÇINAR

Professor
Faculty of Sports Sciences
Department of Physical Education and Sports Education
Fırat University
Elazığ /Turkey
Dr. Funda ÇOŞKUN

Assistant Professor
Department of Coaching Education
School of Physical Education and Sports
Van Yüzüncü Yıl University
Van/TURKEY
Dr. Barbaros ÇELENK

Lecturer
Department of Exercise and Sports Science
Faculty of Sports Science
Hacettepe University
Ankara/ TURKEY

Dr. A. Haydar DEMİREL

Professor
Dean, Faculty of Sports Science 
Department of Exercise and Sports Science
Faculty of Sport Medicine
Hacettepe University
Ankara/ TURKEY

Dr. S. Cem DİNÇ

Assistant Professor
Department of Coaching Education
School of Sports Science and Technology
Nevsehir Haci Bektas Veli University
Nevşehir/ TURKEY
Dr. Gudrun DOLL-TEPPER

Professor
Former President, Special Adviser,
ICSSPE Vice President,
German Olympic Sport Confederation
Chairperson, German Olympic Academy
Willi Daume
Freie Universität
Berlin / Germany
Dr. Larry DURSTINE

Professor
Former President, ACSM
Distinguished Professor
Department of Exercise Science University of South Carolina USA
Dr. Arunas EMELJANOVAS

Professor
Member, FIEP World Directorial Board
Expert of Latvian Council of Science Dean,
Faculty of Sports Education
Lithuania Sports University
Lithuania
Dr. Hayri ERTAN

Professor
Department of Coaching Education
Faculty of Sport Science
Anadolu University
Eskişehir / TURKEY
Dr. Maya van GENT

Associate Professor
Assistant Secretary General, BICSCESS
Human Movement Science Department
University of Fort Hare
South Africa
Dr. Hüseyin GÖKÇE

Assistant Professor
Departmant of Recreation
Faculty of Sports Science
Pamukkale Üniversity
Denizli / TURKEY
Dr. Ferda GÜRSEL

Associate Professor
Department of Physical Education and Sports Teaching
Faculty of Sport Sciences
Ankara University
Ankara /Turkey
Dr. Mehmet GÜNAY

Professor
President, Turkish Sports Sciences Association
Department of Physical Education and Sports Teaching
Faculty of Sport Sciences
Gazi University
Ankara/ Turkey
Dr. Kim GRABER

Professor
President, AAHPERD Research Consortium
Former President,
NASPE Director, Campus Honors Program
Department of Kinesiology and Community Health
University of Illinois at Champaign
Urbana/ USA
Dr. Tahir HAZIR

Professor
Department of Exercise and Sport Sciences
Sports and Coaching
National Teams Support Coordinator
Vice Dean
Faculty of Sport Science
Hacettepe University
Ankara/ TURKEY
Dr. Deniz HÜNÜK

Assistant Professor
Department of Physical Education Teaching
Faculty of Sports Science
Pamukkale Üniversity
Denizli / TURKEY
Dr. Verónica VIOLANT HOLZ

Professor
Department of Didactic and Educational Organization
University of Barcelona
Spain
Dr. Gökçe ERTURAN İLKER

Associate Professor
Department of Physical Education Teaching
Faculty of Sports Science
Pamukkale Üniversity
Denizli / TURKEY
Dr. H. Serap İNAL

Professor
Department of Physiotherapy And Rehabilitation
Faculty of Health Sciences Bahçeşehir University
Istanbul /Turkey
Dr. Mustafa Levent İNCE

Professor
Department of Physical Education and Sport
Faculty of Education
Middle East Technical University
Ankara / TURKEY
Dr. Ayşe KİN iŞLER

Professor
Department of Coaching Education
Exercise and Sports Science
Faculty of Sport Science Hacettepe University
Ankara/ Turkey
Dr. Maryam JAHROMI

Associate Professor
Executive Board Member, IAPESGW
Physical Education and Sport Science Department
School of Education and Psychology
Shiraz University/Iran
Dr. Gerda JOUBERT

President, Biokinetic Association of Southern Africa (BASA)
Private Practitioner
New Life Biokinetics
South Africa
Dr. Ayda KARACA

Associate Professor
Vice Dean
Department of Recreation
Physical Activity and Health
Faculty of Sport Science
Hacettepe University
Ankara/ TURKEY
Dr. Murat KANGALGİL

Associate Professor
Head of Department of Physical Education Teaching
School of Physical Education and Sports
Cumhuriyet University
Sivas/ TURKEY
Dr. Gulshan KHANNA

Professor
Immediate Past President, Asian Council of Exercise and Sports Sciences (ACESS)
Vice President, BRICS Council of Exercise and Sports Science
Dean, Faculty of Applied Sciences
Manav Rachna International University
India
Dr. Stephen KOPECKY

Professor
Immediate Past President, American Society for Preventive Cardiology
Professor of Medicine
College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic
USA
Dr. Yusuf KÖKLÜ

Associate Professor
Head of Department of Coaching Education Faculty of Sport Science
Pamukkale Üniversty
Denizli / TURKEY
Dr. Margaret Jip KUO

Assistant Professor
Global Nutrition Advisor, Standing Committee, International Women Council (ICW)
Chairperson of Women’s Committee
World Bodybuilding & Physique Fitness Sports Federation (WBPF).
Department of Tourism and Leisure Management
hina University of Technology
Taiwan
Dr. Nimet HAŞIL KORKMAZ

Associate Professor
Department of Physical Education Teaching
Faculty of Sport Science
Uludağ University
Bursa /TURKEY
Dr. Ş. Nazan KOŞAR

Associate Professor
Recreation Department
Nutrition and Metabolism in Exercise
Vice Dean, ERASMUS Coordinator
Faculty of Sport Science
Hacettepe University
Ankara/ TURKEY
Dr. Mitat KOZ

Professor
Department of Coaching Education
Faculty of Sports Science
Ankara University
Ankara/ Turkey
Dr. Tennur YERLİSU LAPA

Associate Professor
Department of Recreation
Faculty of Sports Science
Akdeniz University
ANTALYA /TURKEY
Dr. Brigita MIEZIENE

Lecturer
Health, Physical and Social Education Depatment
Lithuanian Sports University
Lithuania
Dr. Eleonora MILEVA

Associate Professor
Vice-Dean, Faculty of Physical Education National Sports Academy
Bulgaria
Dr. Nevzat MİRZEOĞLU

Professor
Faculty of Sports Science Department Of Sports Management
Head Of Department
Sakarya University
Sakarya/Turkey
Dr. Ayşe Dilşad MİRZEOĞLU

Associate Professor
Faculty of Sports Science Department of Physical Education and Sports Teaching
Head of Department
Sakarya University
Sakarya/ Turkey
Dr. Hanlie MOSS

ProfessorChairperson, Scientific Committee, GoFPEP 2014
Director of Research, Physical activity, Sport and Recreation (PhASRec)
North-West University-Potchefstroom / South Africa
Dr. Riitta PÄÄJÄRVI-MYLLYAHO

President, Association of Physical and Health Educators
Member of EUPEA Board
Senior Lecturer
Physical and Health Education in Vaasan
Lyseon lukio
Finland
Dr. Mohammed Hamdan Hashem MOHAMMED

Former Member of World Squash Championship
Head, Physical Activities Committee
Lecturer, Physical Education
King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals
Saudi Arabia
Dr. Nara Rejane OLIVEIRA

Associate Professor
Department of Human Movement Sciences
Federal University of Sao Paulo
Sao Paulo/Brazil
Dr. Esin Esra ERTURAN ÖĞÜT

Associate Professor
Department of Sport Management
Gazi University
Ankara/TURKEY
Dr. Dilara ÖZER

Professor
Department of Physical Education and Sports Teaching
Faculty of Sports Sciences
Istanbul /TURKEY
Dr. Zekai PEHLİVAN

Associate Professor
Department of Physical Education Teaching
School of Physical Education and Sports
Mersin Universty
Mersin/TURKEY
Dr. Boyanka PENEVA

Professor
Faculty of Physical Education
National Sports Academy
Bulgaria
Dr. Salih PINAR

Professor
Department of Coaching Education
Faculty of Sport Science
Marmara Universty
Istanbul/TURKEY
Dr. Yahya POLAT

Associate Professor
Department of Coaching Education
School of Physical Education and Sports
Erciyes University
Kayseri/Turkey
Dr. Uwe PUHSE

Professor
Board of Directors,
AIESEP
Head, Department of Sport, Exercise and Health
Universtiy of Basel Basel/ Switzerland
Dr. Rose-Marie REPOND

Professor
Former President, European Physical Education Association
Pestalozzi, Project of Council of Europe-Facilitator
Scientific Adviser
Bern University of Applied Sciences
Federal Institute of Sport
Switzerland
Dr. J. Hans de RIDDER

Professor
Senior Vice-President, ISAK
President,
GoFPEP 2014
Founder Secretary-General BRICS Council of Exercise and Sport Science
Director, School of Biokinetics, Recreation and Sport Science
North-West University-Potchefstroom/South Africa
Dr. Nuray SATILMIŞ

Assıstant Professor
Faculty of Sport Science
Alanya Alaaddin Keykubat University
Alanya/Turkey
Dr. Leyla SARAÇ

Associate Professor
Department of Physical Education and Teaching
School of Physical Education and Sports
Mersin University
Mersin/TURKEY
Dr. Özcan SAYGIN

Professor
Faculty of Sports Sciences
Department of Coaching Education
Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University 
Muğla/TURKEY
Dr. Arja SÄÄKSLAHTI

Professor
Adjunct Professor & Senior Researcher
Department of Sport Science
University of Jyväskylä
Finland
Dr. Gurmeet SINGH

Professor
Former Chairman and Director
Sports Department of Physical Education
Panjab University
India
Dr. Brojo SUSILO

Doctor of Education
Scientific Adviser of Global Community Health (GCH)
Asst. General Secretary of ACESS
Faculty of Sports Science State University of Jakarta / Indonesia
Dr. Ricardo UVINHA

Associate Professor
Leader-Interdisciplinary Group of Leisure Studies
Graduate Program in Physical Activity Sciences
University of Sao Paulo
Sao Paulo /Brazil
Dr. Şerife VATANSEVER

Associate Professor
Department of Physical Education and Sports Teaching
Faculty of Sports Science
Gazi University
Ankara /Turkey
Dr. Jana VAŠÍČKOVÁ

National Delegate, FIEP
Department of Social Sciences in Kinanthropology
Faculty of Physical Culture
Palacky University
Czech Republic
Dr. Azmi YETİM

Professor
Faculty of Sports Science
Department of Sport Management
Gazi University
Ankara/TURKEY
Dr. İbrahim YILDIRAN

Professor
Department of Physical Education and Sports Teaching
Faculty of Sports Science
Uludağ University
Bursa/Turkey
Dr. Selda BEREKET YÜCEL

Professor
Department of Physical Education and Sports Teaching
Faculty of Sports Science
Marmara University
Istanbul /Turkey
Dr. Erika ZEMKOVA

Professor
Faculty of Physical Education and Sports
Comenius University in Bratislava
Slovakia
Dr. Erdal ZORBA

Professor
Faculty of Sports Science
Department of Coaching Education
Gazi University
Ankara/TURKEY