Maarit Piirtola, Dosent in Public Health, PhD, MSc, pt

  • PL 20 (Tukholmankatu 8 B)




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Personal profile

Description of research and teaching

Maarit does research in Public Health related to Health Behaviors (smoking, physical activity, sedentary behavior/ sitting, sleep), body mass index and mental health. In addition, she has projects in Geriatrics, Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Medicine related to Fall & Injury Prevention and Improving Functional Ability. Her current project is 'Sex difference in depression among Finnish Twin Cohort'.

Fields of Science

  • 3142 Public health care science, environmental and occupational health
  • 5141 Sociology
  • 315 Sport and fitness sciences

International and National Collaboration

Publications and projects within past five years.