Doctoral theses


Skinner, Annie. Examining the cross-sectional and longitudinal associations of lifestyle factors, endocrine factors and body composition with bone mass in childhood and adolescence: The Physical Activity and Nutrition in Children (PANIC) Study. University of Exeter, 2024. Download


Väistö, Juuso. Physical activity, sedentary behavior, physical fitness and cardiometabolic risk in a population sample of primary school-aged children : the physical activity and nutrition in children (PANIC) study. University of Eastern Finland, 2021. Download


Mäntyselkä, Aino. Adrenarche, predisposing factors, presentation and effects on health. University of Eastern Finland, 2020. Download


Soininen, Sonja. Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D : determinants and associations with plasma lipids and bone mineral density in children. University of Eastern Finland, 2018. Download


Lintu, Niina. Cardiorespiratory fitness, its determinants and cardiorespiratory responses in maximal exercise test among children. University of Eastern Finland, 2017. Download

Venäläinen, Taisa. Plasma fatty acid composition, dietary components and cardiometabolic risk factors in children : cross-sectional associations and effect of a lifestyle intervention. University of Eastern Finland, 2017. Download

Vierola, Anu. Prevalence and determinants of pain and temporomandibular disorders in 6-8 year-old children. University of Eastern Finland, 2017. Download


Veijalainen, Aapo. Clinical correlates of arterial stiffness, tone, and reactivity in children. University of Eastern Finland, 2016. Download

Ikävalko, Tiina. Pediatric sleep disordered breathing : causes and consequences. University of Eastern Finland,  2016. Download


Haapala, Eero. Physical Activity, Sedentary Behavior, Physical Performance, Adiposity, and Academic Achievement in Primary-School Children. University of Eastern Finland, 2015. Download

Viitasalo, Anna. Clustering of cardiometabolic risk factors, liver enzymes and PNPLA3 polymorphism with special reference to children. University of Eastern Finland, 2015. Download


Eloranta, Aino-Maija. Diet, body adiposity and cardiometabolic risk in a population sample of primary school children. University of Eastern Finland, 2014. Download