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About Prof. Canan

Canan Koca is a Professor in the Faculty of Sports Sciences, Hacettepe University, Turkey. Dr. Koca’s research examines sport, physical activity and physical education with gender perspective. She has published widely in refereed journals such as Sex Roles; Sport Education and Society; Gender and Education; Gender Work and Organization; Leisure Studies and Journal of Leisure Research. She is delivering gender equality, safe sports and athlete protection training to coaches and athletes. She is the president of the Turkish Association of Sport and Physical Activity for Women (KASFAD) since 2012 and she worked as an executive board member of International Association of Physical Education and Sport for Girls and Women (IAPESGW) (2009-2013 / 2013-2017).


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