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The Finnish Society for Sports History, The Finnish Society of Sport Sciences, The Department of History and Ethnology and the Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences jointly...

The newest cross-national survey “Health Behavior in School-aged Children” (HBSC) is published on March 2016.

University of Jyväskylä received 3,7 million euros from Academy of Finland to build up stronger research profile. One of the top strategic research fields is Sport and...

These significant findings are part of more comprehensive PANIC-study done by Biomedicine at the University of Eastern Finland.

A recent study done by Gerontology Research Center of the University of Jyväskylä demonstrated clearly that if older individual's...

Summer sport athletes got grants for over one million euros admitted by Minister of Education and Culture, Sanni Grahn-Laasonen.

Is group guidance useful tool to enhance working ability, mental well-being and work engagement for firefighters and sport coaches? This question is getting answers, when the...

Merited Finns in field of Sport and Finnish Sport Culture were awarded by Minister of Education and Culture Sanni Grahn-Laasonen on 26.2.2016.

It may be possible to increase the neuron reserve of the hippocampus – and thus improve preconditions for learning – by promoting neurogenesis via sustained aerobic...

The latest update of Current Care Guidelines higlighted the positive influence of physical exercise as a preventive tool against cancer.

The International Winter School in Sport Sciences was arranged for the fifth time by the Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences at the University of Jyväskylä...

A brand new article concerning D-vitamin concentration in Finnish Children is published in British Journal of Nutrition (2016), epublication ahead of print.

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Newly published paper Adiposity, physical activity and neuromuscular performance in children (J Sports Sci 2016, Jan 6:1-8) highlights the importance of childhood...

It is well known that symptoms of coronary artery disease are more likely to occur when patient is exposured to cold. This can lead to reduced amount of physical exercise,...