'Modern pentathlon' protocol with Gazi University
21 May 2021 | 00:33

A cooperation protocol was signed between the Turkish Modern Pentathlon Federation and Gazi University Sports Talent and Performance Application and Research Center. TMPF President Assoc. Dr. Veli Ozan Çakır emphasized that the cooperation will contribute to the development of the modern pentathlon and the data revealed by the performance tests will provide ideas for technical people and enable the development of strategies specific to the athlete.

A cooperation protocol was signed between the Turkish Modern Pentathlon Federation (TMPF) and Gazi University Sports Talent and Performance Application and Research Center. The signing ceremony held at Gazi University was attended by TMPF President Assoc. Dr. Veli Ozan Çakır and Gazi University Rector Prof. Dr. It was held between Musa Yıldız. TMPF President Assoc. Dr. Veli Ozan Çakır and Gazi University Rector Prof. Dr. Besides Musa Yıldız; rector advisors Prof. Dr. Erdal Zorba, Prof. Dr. Alper Ceylan, Prof. Dr. Halil İbrahim Bülbül, Vice Dean of the Faculty of Sports Sciences and Vice Director of the Sports Talent and Performance Research Center Prof. Dr. Hacı Ahmet Pekel, Deputy Director of the Center Prof. Dr. Mehmet Yıldız and Center Coordinator Res. See. Onur Akman and federation presidents of badminton, canoe, table tennis and judo attended.

Speaking at the signing ceremony, Prof. Dr. Musa Yıldız emphasized that Gazi University, where many national athletes are educated, has an important position in the field of sports sciences with the scientific studies carried out in the Faculty of Sports Sciences and that it is a pioneering university that values ​​sports. Mentioning that Gazi University has realized bilateral cooperation with 14 federations so far, Prof. Dr. Yıldız emphasized that they will continue to support sports with the new protocols they have made with federations.


'Will lead the modern pentathlon'

TMPF President Assoc. Dr. Veli Ozan Çakır drew attention to the fact that cooperation is of great importance in terms of revealing scientifically based data on modern pentathlon sports. Expressing that Gazi University Sports Talent and Performance Application and Research Center will provide guidance for the development of modern pentathlon sport, TMPF President stated that the performance tests of each athlete will provide ideas to technical people and allow the development of special strategies for the athlete.

Çakır stated that the support of a higher education institution such as Gazi University, which is a pioneer in the field of sports sciences, is very important, and stated that the cooperation protocol with Gazi University will contribute to the development of sports and Gazi University Rector Prof. Dr. He thanked Musa Yıldız.


Skill screening and athletic performance testing in sports

Protocol with Gazi University; It includes talent screening and athletic performance tests in sports to be held at Gazi University Sports Talent and Performance Application and Research Center. The center, which will provide support to the athletes affiliated with the Modern Pentathlon Federation of Turkey in protecting them from sports injuries, will provide the opportunity to collaborate on scientific research and to carry out project-based activities with the training of trainers.