Dissertations

22.8.2015
Herrala Helena

This thesis examines organised ice hockey played as a hobby by a group of 12–16-year-old girls. Drawing on gender, power and governance perspectives, the research analyses the environment in...

21.8.2015
Äijö Marja

Physical activity is an essential factor for supporting older people to live healthier and longer lives. The aim of this doctoral thesis was to examine...

15.8.2015
Pündük Zekine

The present thesis aims to clarify the effects of 8 weeks of exercise training or thiol supplementation (lipoic acid, LA) on exercise-induced oxidative stress and tissue protection, including...

7.8.2015
Anna Broberg

Interest towards children's mobility patterns has increased due to the health risks related to sedentary lifestyles and increasing obesity levels. While there are indications that the...

13.6.2015
Kaikkonen Piia

To improve maximal endurance performance, an optimal physiological training load, i.e. the balance between exercise and recovery, is required. At the present time, there is no single tool to...

16.5.2015
Takalo Teemu

Along with the growing popularity of leisure-time physical exercise among Finnish adults, the number of participants in the mass events of various sports, such as orienteering, has clearly been on...