FULL-TIME STAFF

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Prof. ALİ ERDOGAN, MD Director

Dr. Erdogan is the founding director of the sports medicine and athletic performance center. He received his medical degree from Hacettepe University and completed his residency in sports medicine in 2004. He is a former clinical associate professor through Suleyman Demirel University Medical School. He works as full professor at Nişantaşı University, School of Physical Education and Sports. He has worked in sports clubs and national teams of many sports and has conducted original research related to sports medicine. He is also a member of health committee of Antalyaspor, a first division soccer club. His main fields of interests are sports performance monitoring and the prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of sport-related injuries.

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Assist. Prof. Emre AK, PhD. ALİ ERDOGAN, MD, Sports Scientist

Emre AK is the Sports Scientist and Manager of Sports Operations in Gloria Sports Arena. He completed his PhD in Human Movement Science from Middle East Technical University. He went to Penn State University, Kinesiology School, Biomechanics Department as a visiting scholar for a period of 1.5 years to conduct research on Sports Biomechanics. He has experience in Isokinetic Testing/Training and Performance Analyses. He has published international journal articles and he is currently the member of Science Committee in International Table Tennis Federation. He is also working as Assistant Professor at Nişantaşı University. He actively plays Table tennis Badminton, Squash, Tennis and Racketlon

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Pelin Deniz DUYGULU Physiotherapist

​She was graduated from Başkent University, Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation School. She worked for private health clinics as sports physiotherapist. She officiated at wheelchair basketball and ice hockey national teams’ camps. She has experience in trigger point & dry needling, functional taping, Kinesiotaping, mobilization with movement and manual therapy techniques. She played volleyball in college and regional leagues.

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Seher AY Physiotherapist

She attended physiotherapy department of Pamukkale University where she graduated from with High Honor Roll. Subsequently, she did her internship in Greenwich Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Connecticut, USA. She played for Turkish national teams of handball and beach handball at various youth and senior levels for years. She did her master degree on sports injuries where she worked with various professional clubs and their players. She worked for Muratpasa Belediyesi and Genc Usak Spor handball clubs both as a player & as physio. She has experience in manual therapy, trigger point, kinesiotaping, sports taping techniques​

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Artem SHENTYURK Sports Trainer

​Artem Shentyurk is experienced Performance Specialist with a demonstrated history of working in the wellness and fitness industry. He developes and executes training programs to evaluate, measure, and improve clients’ performance based on the EXOS Training System. Expert on functional movement based FMS philosophy, advanced on anthropometrics, and body composition. He has also experience in the area of performance diagnosis in various sports branches.

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Arda MERİH Sports Trainer

​Arda Merih earned his bachelor’s degree in Sports Science from Süleyman Demirel University. He is working as a fitness instructor. He played basketball in Turkish Professional League for various clubs. He is also basketball coach and has worked in different clubs. He has experience in performance testing and training.

CONSULTANTS

Prof. Dr. Emin Ergen (Sports Medicine, Aspetar Hospital, Qatar)

Prof. Dr. Bülent Ülkar (Sports Medicine, Ankara University, President of Turkish Sports Medicine Association)

Prof. Dr. Cem Çetin (Sports Medicine, Suleyman Demirel University, Dean of Health Sciences)

Prof. Dr. Merter Özenci (Orthopedics and Traumatology, MedicalPark Hospital, https://www.medicalpark.com.tr/)

Prof. Dr. Koray Coşkunfırat (Reconstructive Surgery, MedicalPark Hospital, https://www.medicalpark.com.tr/)

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Yaşar Tuna (Gastroenterology, MedicalPark Hospital, https://www.medicalpark.com.tr/)

Op. Dr. Mehmet Güler (General Surgery, MedicalPark Hospital, https://www.medicalpark.com.tr/)

Dr. İsmail Ateş (Cardiology, MedicalPark Hospital, https://www.medicalpark.com.tr/)

Dr. Fırat Deniz (Internal Medicine, MedicalPark Hospital, https://www.medicalpark.com.tr/)

Dr. Özlem Pamuk (Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, MedicalPark Hospital, https://www.medicalpark.com.tr/)

Dr. Sabiha Candan Özdemir (Nurology, MedicalPark Hospital, https://www.medicalpark.com.tr/)

Op. Dr. Onursal Gözkaya (Ophtlamology, MedicalPark Hospital, https://www.medicalpark.com.tr/)

Aysun Yurdakul (Nutritionist, MedicalPark Hospital, https://www.medicalpark.com.tr/)

Cansev Pilavcı (Nutritionist)

AFFILIATED INSTITUTIONS

Akdeniz University, Faculty of Sports Science

Hacettepe University, Sports Medicine Department

Nişantaşı University, School of Physical Education and Sports

Süleyman Demirel University, Faculty of Health Sciences

MedicalPark Antalya Hospital

MLPCare Integrated Group of Hospitals and Universities, as health tourism partner (http://www.mlpcare.com/en/)

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