Hasan Sözen

University of Ordu

Dr. Hasan Sözen is an assistant professor in the Department of Physical Education and Sport at Ordu University (Ordu, Turkey). His primary research focus is sport and exercise physiology. Dr. Sözen received his PhD in Health Science Institute Department of Physical Education and Sport at Ondokuz Mayıs University (Samsun, Turkey). He completed his post-doctoral fellowship at the Department of Biomedical Sciences for Health at the University of Milan (Milan, Italy) with his work titled “Electromechanical delay components assessment to disclose age, training status and gender effects on skeletal muscle electromechanical behavior during contraction: new insights from an electromyographic, mechanomyographic and force combined approach.” The fellowship was supported by the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey.

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Although fitness and health have similar properties, they are, in reality, two very different concepts. While health refers to the absence of diseases, fitness refers to the degree of body functioning and the ability of the body to handle physical demands. The more efficient the body functions, the higher the level of fitness. The higher the level of fitness, the greater the chance of the body being free of diseases and maintaining a healthy state.

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