R. Emine Sporel Özakat
Biographical Info Ph.D. Sports Nutrition (IOC) & Functional Medicine Health Coach (FMCA) SPOREL Performance Nutrition and Health Coaching. She is the founder of SPOREL Performance and Health Coaching. Her education includes degrees in Human Biology and Health (B.Sc.), Toxicology (M.Sc.) and Pharmacology (Ph.D.). She has previously worked in Boğaziçi University and İstanbul Technical University, Molecular Biology and Genetics Departments for a total of 16 years. She decided to end her academic carrier in 2004, and received further education in the field of nutrition. She is the first person in Turkey, to receive the world renowed International Olympic Committee, Sports Nutrition Diploma. She is has completed a certificate program in Functional Medicine Health Coaching Academy and became a functional health coach. She has been involved in sports in all her life. Swimming and athletics in childhood, and then professional level basketball during high school and university. Currently, she is a competitive senior tennis player.