Dissertations

12.5.2015
Masood Tahir

Achilles tendon transmits triceps surae muscle force to the foot and is one of the strongest tendons in human body. Despite its strength, it is not immune to injuries leading to disruption of...

24.4.2015
Vaara Jani

Since the 1950s, an accumulative body of research has shown the health benefits of physical activity for many health outcomes. In particular, cardiorespiratory fitness is closely linked to health...

5.12.2012
Riitta Hänninen

The late modern youth cultures that were formed after the Second World War influence young people’s value choices in significant ways. In my study I ask who snowboarders are and why...

5.12.2012
Simon Walker

The aim of the present study was to investigate the effect of constant vs. variable external resistance on: 1) acute neuromuscular, hormonal, and molecular responses before and after a prolonged...

5.12.2012
Minna Tanskanen

In Finnish compulsory military service, all conscripts have to perform the same physical training program. This may cause some conscripts to exceed...

5.12.2012
Antonio Borgogni

The complexity of the challenges currently faced by the European cities requests integrated answers that can be offered only through an interdisciplinary and flexible approach in the governance....