Özgür Yaşar Akyar graduated from Computeer Engineering Department. After working for the Ministry of Youth and Sports for three years he decided to continue his academic career at the Faculty of Sports Sciences at Hacettepe University (HU), Beytepe Campus since 2014. He is currently working as a research assistant at HU. His research interests include: coaching pedagogy, social skills development, instructional design, experiential learning. He is a representative of Research Assistants to the board of Faculty. Apart from his academic work he is also an active volunteer in various NGOs, as well as future leader program and a co-founder of the Association of Renaissance Institute (www.renaissanceinstitute.eu). He conducts training courses as part of Erasmus + Program of European Commission as a member of pool of trainers of Turkish National Agency.
Karolina Chlebosz received her master’s degree in physical education from University School of Physical Education in Poznan, Poland in 2013 and master’s degree in psychology from Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, Poland in 2011. Previously, she completed high school in Bydgoszcz, Poland. Currently, she is a Ph.D student in University School of Physical Education in Poznan. She is the Country Representative of European Network of Young Specialist in Sport Psychology. Her research interests lie in integrated approaches in the fields of psychology, physical activity, sports, exercise science and health to promote active living and extend knowledge about mental impact in the sport performance.
Mesut Karlik received his bachelor degree in Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Department of İstanbul University, Turkey in 2009. Previously he complete primary school in Malatya and high school in Sivas. He enrolled to Physical Education and Sports Department of İstanbul University in 2011. He is having master degree thesis on a validation study about proprioseption measurements. He is working with disabled people in a private clinic as a physiotherapist. Also he is working with Turkish National Football Teams as a physiotherapist. He is an active conference participant and an author for researches about physiotherapy and physical education sciences; in Turkish and English.
Mona Maghanoy is currently finishing her thesis for a Master’s degree in Psychology specializing in Clinical Psychology at the College of Social Science and Philosophy (CSSP) at the University of the Philippines (U.P.). She received her Bachelor’s degree in Sports Science from the College of Human Kinetics (UP-CHK) in the same University in 2004. In 2007, she received her degree in nursing from Southeast Asian College. She is a registered nurse of the Philippines. Mona is a faculty member of the Department of Sports Science at UP-CHK. She teaches undergraduate courses in Human Biomechanics, Exercise Physiology as well as Sport Psychology.
Zornitza Mladenova is now studying for Ph.D. degree as a graduate assistant in the area of Leisure, Sport Animation and Tourism at the National Sports Academy ‘’Vassil Levski’’, Bulgaria. Previously she completed French Language High School in Sofia, Bulgaria. She enrolled at the Department of Tourism, Alpinism, Orientation, Snow Sports and Sports Animation, National Sports Academy ‘’Vassil Levski’’, Bulgaria in year 2010 where she in 2011 acquired the master degree of Sport animation. Currently, she is lecturer of tourism and sport animation at the Department of Tourism, Alpinism, Orientation, Snow Sports and Sports Animation, National Sports Academy ‘’Vassil Levski’’, Bulgaria.
Asst. Prof. Dr. Biljana Popeska received her Ph.D. in physical education from University in Skopje, Faculty of Physical Education, Republic of Macedonia in 2011. She enrolled at the Faculty of Physical Education, University in Skopje in year 2000 where in 2004 acquired the bachelor degree and in 2009 acquired the master degree of PE. In 2004 she enrolled the Faculty of Philosophy, Institute of Pedagogy at University in Skopje and acquire bachelor degree in pedagogy in 2007. Currently she is Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Educational sciences at Goce Delcev University in Stip, coordinator of students sport and sport and recreation curriculum at Goce Delcev University.
Dianna Thor received her Master’s Degree in Sports Science (Exercise Physiology) from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, in 2012. She is currently a lecturer in the Physical Education and Sports Science academic group and for Sports Science and Management, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. She has taught classes in physiology of exercise, measurement and evaluation and practical classes such as fitness and conditioning and athletics.