Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences

Upcoming dissertations

Upcoming dissertations in the Faculty

Dissertation: 1.12.2017 TtM Marja Leppänen (Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences, Sports Medicine)

TtM Marja Leppänen defends her doctoral dissertation in Sports Medicine ”Physical Activity During Pregnancy and Early Childhood from the Perspective of Gestational Diabetes Risk and Children’s Body Composition”. Opponent Professor Päivi Rautava (University of Turku) and custos Professor Urho Kujala (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in Finnish.

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Dissertation: 1.12.2017 LitM Heikki Peltonen (Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences, Biomechanics)

LitM Heikki Peltonen defends his doctoral dissertation in Biomechanics “Isometric force-time parameters in monitoring of strength training – With special reference to acute responses to different loading resistances”. Opponent Professor Jonathan P. Folland (Loughborough University, UK) and custos Professor Janne Avela (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.

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Dissertation: 2.12.2017 M.Sc. Elina Hasanen (Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences, Social Sciences of Sport)

M.Sc. Elina Hasanen defends her doctoral dissertation in Social Sciences of Sport ”´Me ollaan koko ajan liikkeessä´ Tutkimus nuorten omaehtoisen liikkumisen muodoista ja merkityksistä tilan kehyksissä” (“We’re on the move all the time”: A study on the forms and meanings of young people’s self-organised physical activity in the framework of space). Opponent Adjunct Professor Sari Näre (University of Helsinki) and custos Professor Hannu Itkonen (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in Finnish.

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Dissertation: 15.12.2017 M.Sc. Karoliina Kaasalainen (Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences, Health Education)

M.Sc. Karoliina Kaasalainen defends her doctoral dissertation in Health Education ”Awaking the motivation for change - Relationships between physical fitness, physical activity and psychosocial factors among men in the Adventures of Joe Finn Campaign”. Opponent Adjunct Professor Katja Borodulin (National Institute for Health and Welfare, University of Helsinki) and custos Professor Marita Poskiparta (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in Finnish.

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Dissertation: 16.2.2018 M.A. Reeta Kangas (Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences,

M.A. Reeta Kangas defends her doctoral dissertation in Information Technology ”Aging and microRNA messaging: Associations to systemic estrogen levels and physical performance”. Opponent Professor Carolyn M. Klinge (University of Louisville) and custos Academy Researcher Eija Laakkonen (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.

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