Dissertations

2.10.2015
Lyytinen Tarja

Obesity is associated with several musculoskeletal disorders such as the development and progression of knee osteoarthritis (OA). Thus, impaired physical function, impaired health sense, muscle...

11.9.2015
Männikkö Reija

Metabolic syndrome and cognitive decline are common health problems in Western population. Both of these conditions are related to a larger cluster of different risk factors. Metabolic syndrome...

11.9.2015
Zakrzewski Mari

Unobtrusive health monitoring includes advantages such as long-term monitoring of rarely occurring conditions or of slow changes in health, at reasonable costs. In addition, the preparation of...

5.9.2015
Auli Ottelin

This case study examined the quality of physical activity of pupils in primary education (1st and 2nd grades) during school recess, their motor restlessness and...

4.9.2015
Ahti Rahikainen

The first purpose of this study was to develop a constant power model of arm rotations and to provide a new solution for Hill’s force – velocity equation. Elbow and shoulder extensions...

28.8.2015
Laine Merja

Regular physical activity is one of the cornerstones in the prevention of chronic diseases. The aim of this study was to assess whether a former career as a male elite athlete associates with...