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Exercise and Sports Sciences


Department's Mission

The fundamental mission of the Exercise and Sports Sciences Program is to graduate sports trainers or managers who have mastered the basics of fitness and recreation, the interaction between health and sports, the psychological and social aspect of sports as well as the scientific basis for sports and physical activity. The program also aims to bring up qualified sports professionals who will achieve scientific and sports-related success at the national and international level with the help of their professional and moral ethics, research and communication skills.

Departmental Facilities

Students of the Exercise and Sports Sciences Program benefit from laboratories equipped with modern equipment at world standards. Each laboratory has been designed to provide opportunities for approximately 50 students to receive instruction at the same time. Our University provides sufficient number of computers with Internet connections for students. Students are also given the privilege of benefitting from the Eastern Mediterranean University Library which is equipped with modern facilities, equipment and databases. Our University also provides an array of recreational opportunities for our students in the form of social, cultural and sports activities.

Programs 

Program NameDegreeDuration (Years)Academic Unit
Sports Sciences (Turkish)Bachelor / B.S.4Department of Exercise and Sports Sciences

Distinguishing Attributes

Execise and Sports Sciences program was established completely with it's contemporary technological facilities and democratic learning environment. Our department has cooperation with numerous academic personnel from national and international institutions and students are educated by those professional academicians. Sports Sciences program aims to introduce analysis, problem solving, reasoning, educing, creative and critical thinking, cooperative working, communicating by combining them to professional knowledge. Our distinguishing attributes are having a sports hall with high quality standards, recreation areas, swimming pools, beach club and clubs that provide great training opportunities for our students.

Quality of Graduates

Students of the Execise and Sports Sciences Program benefit from laboratories equipped with modern equipment at world standards. Each laboratory has been designed to provide opportunities for approximately 50 students to receive instruction at the same time. The program aims to bring up inquisitive, modern, and supportive sports professionals who are well-equipped with information regarding various sports branches as well as various aspects of sports such as biology, health sciences, behavioral sciences, educational sciences, management and organization.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of the program may pursue employment opportunities as "Sports Experts, Sports Trainers, Sports Managers and Sports Animators". Following is a list of career areas for our graduates:

  • Recreational manager or organiser in touristic facilities in the tourism sector.
  • Fitness experts or leaders in private fitness centers.
  • Activity coordinator and manager in fitness centers.
  • Camp Leader
  • Academician in universities
  • Sports Critic,
  • Sports Editor
  • Sports specialists and fitness leader in state sports centers.
  • Sports Trainer.
  • Providing health services at clubs and fitness centres
  • Organizing programs for developing and improving the quality of health standards
  • Applying personal training programs
  • Fitness centre manager

Contact Information

Address:

Eastern Mediterranean University
Faculty of Health Sciences
Exercise and of Sports Sciences
Famagusta, North Cyprus
Mersin 10 Turkey 

Tel: +90 392 630 3067
Fax: +90 392 630 3940
E-mail: sbf@emu.edu.tr


Academic Staff

Name SurnameDutyDepartmentOfficeTel
Assoc. Prof. Dr. ALİ KIZILET * Faculty Member Exercise and Sports Sciences
Assist. Prof. Dr. CAN JEFFRY ROY CHAUCHAT Coordinator,
Faculty Member
Exercise and Sports Sciences
Assist. Prof. Dr. UMUT NALBANT Faculty Member Exercise and Sports Sciences SBF C 113 3184
Sr. Instr. ÖMER YALÇINER Senior Instructor Exercise and Sports Sciences SBF C 114 3183
* : Indicated academic staff member delivering the course is employed at another university.

Part-time Academic Staff

Name SurnameDutyDepartmentOfficeTel
Sr. Instr. AHMET ÖZYAŞAR Senior Instructor Exercise and Sports Sciences SBF C 113 3184
Sr. Instr. HÜSEYİN YAHAT Senior Instructor Exercise and Sports Sciences
Sr. Instr. KEMAL OKTA Senior Instructor Exercise and Sports Sciences 6301080

Please contact to department and/or faculty for detailed information about courses.

Ref. Course Code Course Title Lec. Lab Tut. Credit ECTS Syl.
Semester 1
DE711 SPRB101 Introduction to Sports Sciences 2 - - 2 -
DE712 SPRB103 Introduction to Recreation 2 - - 2 -
DE713 SPRB105 Athletics 1 2 - 2 -
DE714 SPRB107 Outdoor and Indoor Sports -I 2 4 - 4 -
DE715 FZTR151 Introduction to Anatomy 2 2 - 3 -
DE716 ITEC115 Introduction to Computers 2 2 - 3 -
DE717 ENGL171 English - I 3 1 - 3 -
Semester 2
DE721 SPRB102 Sociology of Sports 2 - - 2 -
DE722 SPRB104 Recreative Educational Games 2 2 - 3 -
DE723 SPRB106 Swimming I 2 2 - 3 -
DE724 SPRB108 Outdoor and Indoor Sports - II 2 4 - 4 -
DE725 FZTR152 Introduction to Physiology - - - 2 -
DE726 ENGL172 İngilizce'de İletişim – II 3 1 - 3 -
DE727 HIST280 Atatürk İlkeleri ve İnkilap Tarihi 2 - - 2 -
Semester 3
DE731 SPRB201 Psychomotor Development and Learning 2 - - 2 -
DE732 SPRB203 Body Building and Fitness 2 2 - 3 -
DE733 FZTR221 Introduction to Kinesiology 2 - - 2 -
DE734 FZTR225 Physiology of Sports 2 - - 2 -
DE735 FZTR229 Sport for Health 2 - - 2 -
DE736 AE01 Area Elective - I 3 - - 3 -
DE737 AE02 Area Elective - II 3 - - 3 -
Semester 4
DE741 SPRB202 Training and Movement Information 2 - - 2 -
DE742 SPRB206 Communication Skills in Sports 2 - - 2 -
DE743 SPRB208 Psychology of Sports 2 - - 2 -
DE744 SPRB212 Swimming - II 2 2 - 3 -
DE745 FZTR224 Athlete Health and First Aid 2 - - 2 -
DE746 AE03 Area Elective - III 3 - - 3 -
DE747 AE04 Area Elective - IV 3 - - 3 -
Semester 5
DE751 SPRB301 Physical Suitability Tests in Sports 2 2 - 3 -
DE752 SPRB303 Management and Organization in Sports Sciences 2 - - 2 -
DE753 SPRB305 Leadership Skills in Sports Sciences 2 - - 2 -
DE754 SPRB307 Program Development and Planning in Recreation 2 2 - 3 -
DE755 HKUK317 Sports Law 2 - - 2 -
DE756 AE05 Area Elective - V 3 - - 3 -
DE757 AE06 Area Elective - VI 3 - - 3 -
Semester 6
DE761 SPRB304 Recreation Administration 3 - - 3 -
DE762 SPRB308 Nature Sports 2 2 - 3 -
DE763 SPRB310 Sports History 2 - - 2 -
DE764 BESD312 Sports Nutrition 2 - - 2 -
DE765 AE07 Area Elective - VII 3 - - 3 -
DE766 AE08 Area Elective - VIII 3 - - 3 -
DE767 UE01 University Elective - I 3 - - 3 -
Semester 7
DE771 SPRB400 Vocational Application I (Summer Internship) - - - - -
DE772 SPRB401 Vocational Application II - 16 - 2 -
DE773 SPRB403 Facility Planning and Instrument Usage in Recreation 2 - - 2 -
DE774 FZTR403 Research Methods in Health Sciences 3 - - 2 -
DE775 AE09 Area Elective - IX 3 - - 3 -
DE776 UE02 University Elective - II 3 - - 3 -
Semester 8
DE781 SPRB402 Vocational Application II - 16 - 2 -
DE782 SPRB404 Marketing in Recreation 2 - - 2 -
DE783 SPRB406 Elective Coaching Application 2 4 - 4 -
DE784 SPRB408 Public Relations in Recreation 2 - - 2 -
DE785 SPRB410 Sports Ethics 2 - - 2 -
DE786 UE03 University Elecitive - III 3 - - 3 -
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