Mehmet Gunay

Mehmet Gunay
Gazi University · sport sciences faculty

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Introduction: Today, different types and volumes of strength training are used to increase the performance of athletes. However, the effect of this training on dynamic balance in young soccer players is a matter of curiosity. Objective: The purpose of this study is to determine the effects of core and plyometric training on dynamic balance in young...
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This research aimed to examine the validity and reliability of GPS units located in different positions. Nine recreational soccer players (age: 23.18 6 2.21 years; height: 176 6 7.65 cm; and body mass: 71.13 6 4.67 kg) participated voluntarily in the current study. Athletes were tested through the team sports simulation cycle (TSSC) protocol. This...
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The aim of this study was twofold: it (i) analyzed the weekly variations of sleep quality and training intensity of youth soccer players and (ii) analyzed the relationships between sleep quality and training intensity. This study followed an observational design. Twenty men youth players (age: 18.81 ± 0.41 years) were monitored daily over two weeks...
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Introduction The aim of this study is to investigate the measurement of neuromuscular fatigue after a football match with GPS units. In addition, it is to examine the relationship between the internal and external load values in the match and the parameters that measure fatigue. Material and Method 20 male U19 academy league players (age: 19; he...
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The aim of the study is to determine the perceptions of hobby group gymnastics athletes related to the concept of coach with the help of metaphors. The sample of the study consists of 90 hobby group gymnastics athletes. A "metaphor form" was prepared to determine the participants' perceptions about the concept of coach to collect data in the study....
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The aim of this study was to evaluate the relationship between vertical jump and change of direction ability with different agility test performances of soccer players. Twenty-six male soccer players (age=9.4±0.5 years, height=138.8±8.7 cm, weight=31.1±5.6 kg, body mass index=16.0±2.0 kg.m-2) from U9-U10 age categories of a first division team in T...
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Bu çalışma, Quercetin ile birlikte Catechin uygulamasının, kan laktat düzeyine etkisini araştırmak amacıyla yapılmıştır. Araştırma, 12 adet 300-350 gr. ağırlığında erkek Wistar rat üzerinde gerçekleştirilmiştir. Çalışma protokolü Gazi Üniversitesi Hayvan Deneyleri Yerel Etik Kurulu tarafından onaylanmıştır (B.30.2.GÜN.0.05.06.00/159-12901). Ratlar...
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Bu çalışma futbolcularda solunum parametreleri ile statik denge ve Alt Ekstremite Proprioseptif duyu ölçümleri arasındaki ilişkinin belirlenmesi amacı ile yapılmıştır. Çalışmaya, Bartın ili amatör futbol takımlarında lisanslı olarak futbol oynayan ve son bir yıl içerisinde sakatlık yaşamamış toplam 21 erkek futbolcu (Yaş 20,03±3,38, kilo 65,69±10,6...
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Results of previous studies have shown that exercise influences zinc metabolism. The importance of zinc intake by diet in athletes has been emphasized and it has been argued that zinc deficiency in the diet can have unfavorable effects on performance. The present study aims to investigate how zinc supplementation affects Max VO2 and lactate levels...
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Objective: Apart from team training in a basketball, which is a team sport, individual training is known to have positive effects on the performance of the team. However, when these positive effects are considered, physiological changes come to mind. The purpose of this study is to examine the effect of a 6-week individual aerobic training in baske...
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Background. Exercise has significant affects on free radical production. Objective. The objective of the present study was to explore the effect of vitamin C supplementation on lipid peroxidation and lactate levels in sedentary individuals who performed exhaustion exercised. Methods. 10 healthy sedentary male athletes participated to study. They we...
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The present study aims to examine the effect of different doses of zinc administration on serum element metabolism and fatigue. The study registered 20 female elite athletes. The subjects were divided into two groups in equal numbers. Group supplemented with 220 mg/day zinc sulfate. Group supplemented with 440 mg/day zinc sulfate. Athletes who were...
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This study aims at determining the correlations between different methods of vertical jumping and static balance. A total of 46 male athletes (handball players 14, volleyball players 13, and soccer players 19) were included in the research. For each participant, the following measurements were made respectively: 1) height and weight measurement, 2)...
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Amaç: Bu araştırmanın amacı; Genç futbolcularda dinamik ısınmanın, statik ve dinamik dengeye akut etkisinin belirlenmesidir. Yöntem: Çalışmaya, lisanslı olarak futbol oynayan, halen futbol antrenmanlarına devam eden ve son bir yıl içerisinde cerrahi müdahale görmemiş 41 genç futbolcu katıldı. Futbolcular rastgele (randomize) 23 kişi deney ve 18 kiş...
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This study was carried out to find out how oral zinc supplementation to elite athletes affects the element changes in the urine. The study registered 10 female athletes who were on the women's volleyball team of Gazi University Sports Club and whose mean age, weight, and height were 14.2±0.42 years, 59.8±7.79kg and 173.6±6.15 cm. The study protocol...
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The sport clubs in Turkey began forming after the beginning of the 20th century. These clubs gained official status after the announcement of the law of communities in 1909. These clubs were active in various branches of sport such as athletics, fencing, wrestling and gymnastics. However, football was the main interest of the people. These clubs we...
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ÖZET Bu çalışmanın amacı sekiz haftalık pliometrik antrenmanın 15-18 yaş grubu basketbolcularda sıçrama ve izokinetik bacak kuvveti üzerine etkisinin incelenmesidir. Çalışmaya toplamda 30 erkek basketbolcu katılmıştır. Çalışmada yer alan gönüllüler Deney (n=15), ve Kontrol (n=15) olmak üzere iki gruba ayrıldı. Deney grubu sporculara antrenman prog...
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The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of sports drinks (isotonic) and water consumptions of the elite wrestlers during the exercise. Eighteen-trained elite wrestlers participated in this study. The subjects were divided into two groups according to their bodyweight and were also given either water or isotonic sports drink. Water...
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Introduction: Sequence analysis of human mitochondrial DNA has been demonstrated to be a valid and reliable tool for discriminating between unrelated individuals. Noncoding, displacement (D) loop contains two hypervariable regions, HV I and HV II. These regions are highly polymorphic. The HV regions have been used extensively in forensic investigat...
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Amaç: Bu araştırmada, boks ve kick boks sporcularının postural salınım proprioseptif duyu düzeylerinin karşılaştırılması amaçlanmaktadır. Yöntem: Çalışmaya, Van Erciş Gençlik Spor kulübünden, halen antrenmanlarına devam eden ve son bir yıl içerisinde cerrahi müdahale görmemiş 10 erkek Boks sporcusu ile 7 erkek Kick Boks sporcusu olmak üzere toplam...
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Background: The present study aimed to explore the effect of melatonin administration on lipid peroxidation in various tissues of rats with streptozocin induced diabetes and subjected to an acute swimming exercise. Methods: The study used 80 adult male rats, which were equally allocated to 8 groups: Group 1, general control; Group 2, melatonin-a...
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The present study aims to explore the effect of zinc supplementation on lipid peroxidation and lactate levels in rats having diabetes induced by streptozotocin and subjected to acute swimming exercise. A total of 80 adult male rats of Sprague-Dawley type were equally allocated to 8 groups: Group 1, general control. Group 2, zinc-supplemented group....
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The present study aims to examine the effect of zinc supplementation on the release of some cytokines in young wrestlers actively involved in wrestling. A total of 40 male subjects of the same age group were included in the study: half were wrestlers and the other half were not involved in sports. The subjects were equally divided into four groups...
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Many researchers have emphasized the relation between nutrition and development and sustaining performance. Two methods are commonly employed to identify the interaction between physical activity and nutrition. The first consists of administering food with a variety of contents to people engaged in physical activity and observing their performance...
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This study aims to examine the effect of zinc administration on liver glycogen levels of rats in which diabetes was induced with streptozotocin and which were subjected to acute swimming exercise. The study was conducted on 80 adult Sprague-Dawley male rats, which were equally allocated to eight groups: group 1, general control; group 2, zinc-admin...
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This study aims to examine the effect of zinc supplementation on free-radical formation and antioxidant system in individuals who are actively engaged in wrestling as a sport. The study registered a total of 40 male subjects, of whom 20 were wrestlers and 20 were sedentary individuals. The subjects were equally allocated to four groups: group 1, zi...
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The present study aims to investigate how exhaustion exercise affects thyroid hormones and testosterone levels in elite athletes who are supplemented with oral zinc sulfate for 4 weeks. The study included 10 male wrestlers, who had been licensed wrestlers for at least 6 years. Mean age of the wrestlers who volunteered in the study was 18.70 +/- 2.4...
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The hematological effects of oral supplementation of zinc to training athletes are reported in the present study. A total of 30 subjects between 16 and 22 yr of age volunteered to participate in a 4-wk study. They were equally divided into three groups. Group 1 acted as resting controls receiving daily doses of 3 mg Zn/kg body wt. Group 2 was activ...

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