Prof. Dr. Metin Ergun was born in 1971 in Izmir. He graduated from Ege University Faculty of Medicine in 1993 and completed his residency in the Department of Sports Medicine at the same university between 1997-2001.
In 2001, he worked as a fellow at the University of Pittsburgh Sports Medicine Center in the USA. At the end of the 2001, Dr. Ergun started to work as a Sports Medicine Specialist in the Department of Sports Medicine at Ege University Faculty of Medicine. In February 2003, he took part in the establishment of the Hand Microsurgery and Orthopedic Traumatology Hospital Sports Medicine Center in Izmir, and worked at this center for 5 years.
Dr. Ergun started his team doctor career with the Turkish Rowing National Team, then worked for the National Teams in the Turkish Football Federation between 2000-2014, and worked as a team physician for the National Football Team between 2011-2014. He also worked as a club doctor at Bucaspor Club in 2004-2010, at İzmir Basketball Club in 2005-2008, and at Altay Sports Club in 2011-2012. He has been working as a team doctor at Arkas Sports Club since 2008. He also serves as the Head of the Ege Region Health Unit of the Turkish Football Federation since 2018.
Dr. Ergun is a member of the Turkish Medical Association, the Turkish Sports Medicine Association and the International Sports Medicine Federation (FIMS). He was elected as a member of the FIMS Development Commission in 2019. Dr. Ergun has been a member of the Board of the Turkish Sports Medicine Association since 2009 and has been serving as the president of the Turkish Sports Medicine Association since March 2019.
Prof. Dr. Metin Ergun has numerous national and international scientific publications and presentations, and still working as faculty member at Ege University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Sports Medicine.
Turkish Medical Association
Turkish Association of Sports Medicine
International Federation of Sports Medicine (FIMS)
Residency, Ege University School of Medicine, Department of Sports Medicine, 1997 – 2000
Visiting research fellow, University of Pittsburgh, Center for Sports Medicine, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, 2001
Sports Medicine Specialist, Ege University School of Medicine, Department of Sports Medicine, 2000 – 2007
Associate Professor, Ege University School of Medicine, Department of Sports Medicine, 2007 – 2013
Professor, Ege University School of Medicine, Department of Sports Medicine, 2013 –
Editorial Board Member, Turkish Journal of Sports Medicine 2004 –
Scientific Advisory Board member, Turkiye Klinikleri Journal of Sports Sciences 2008 –
Scientific Advisory Board member, Istanbul Gelisim University Journal of Health Sciences 2016 –
Executive Board Member, Treasurer, Turkish Association of Sports Medicine, 2009 –
Congress Secretary, 14th Turkish Sports Medicine Congress, 2013, Izmir.
Congress President, 16th Turkish Sports Medicine Congress, 2017, Antalya.
Congress Scientific Chair, 17th Turkish Sports Medicine Congress, 2019, Antalya.
Symposium President, Sarcopenia Symposium, 2019, Konya.
President, Turkish Association of Sports Medicine, 2019 –
Development Commission Member, International Federation of Sports Medicine, 2019 –
Symposium President, Football Medicine Symposium, 2020, Online.
Congress President, 18th Turkish Sports Medicine Congress, 2021, Online.
Ege University Institute of Health Sciences
Biomedical Applications in Sport, Graduate Program
Genetic basis of sports performance
Performance testing in sports medicine
Ege University School of Medicine
Cardiovascular and respiratory adaptations to exercise
Exercise in adult women, pregnancy and menopause
Chronic degenerative diseases and exercise
Exercise prescriptions for children, women and seniors
Pre-participation examination in athletes
Simulated patient examination
Turkish National Rowing Team, 2000 – 2001
Turkish National Football Teams (Youth, U-21, A2, Indoor Soccer), 2000 – 2014
Turkish National Football Team, 2011 – 2014
Bucaspor Club, 2004 – 2010
Izmir Basketball Club, 2005 – 2008
Altay Sports Club, 2011 – 2012
Arkas Sports Club, 2008 –
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