Dissertations

17.10.2011
Hongqiang Man

Bone, as the main component of the skeleton, is constantly formed and renewed by modeling and remodeling in response to mechanical and non-mechanical factors throughout the lifespan; meanwhile it...

19.9.2011
MarjoKolmonen

Human sport doping control analysis is a complex and challenging task for anti-doping laboratories. The List of Prohibited Substances and Methods, updated annually by World Anti-Doping Agency (...

16.8.2011
Sami Yli-Piipari

The purpose of this study was to investigate the development of, and gender differences in, students’ physical activity, and their expectancy-related beliefs, task values and motivational...

16.8.2011
Reijo Bottas

The aim of the present series of studies was to examine if exercise-induced muscle damage would result in similar phenomena in young and healthy men than those observed in deafferented patients....

6.6.2011
Jari Kanerva

The object of study in this thesis is Finnish skiing culture and Alpine skiing in particular from the point of view of ethnology. The objective is to clarify how, when, why and by what routes...

6.6.2011
Hanna Vehmas

The aim of this doctoral study was to examine how Finnish sport tourists justify their leisure choices and to what extent these justifications reflect the ideas of serious leisure, which...