Marko T Kantomaa

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Affiliation: LIKES Research Center for Sport and Health Sciences
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. pmc Physical activity and obesity mediate the association between childhood motor function and adolescents' academic achievement
    Marko T Kantomaa
    LIKES Research Center for Sport and Health Sciences, FI 40720 Jyväskylä, Finland
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:1917-22. 2013
  2. pmc Suspected motor problems and low preference for active play in childhood are associated with physical inactivity and low fitness in adolescence
    Marko T Kantomaa
    LIKES Research Center for Sport and Health Sciences, Jyvaskyla, Finland
    PLoS ONE 6:e14554. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Physical activity, sedentary behavior, and academic performance in Finnish children
    Heidi J Syväoja
    1Research Center for Sport and Health Sciences, LIKES Research Center for Sport and Health Sciences, Jyvaskyla, FINLAND 2University of Jyväskylä, Jyvaskyla, FINLAND and 3Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, MRC HPA Centre for Environment and Health, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 45:2098-104. 2013

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Publications3

  1. pmc Physical activity and obesity mediate the association between childhood motor function and adolescents' academic achievement
    Marko T Kantomaa
    LIKES Research Center for Sport and Health Sciences, FI 40720 Jyväskylä, Finland
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:1917-22. 2013
    ..Compromised motor function in childhood may represent an important factor driving the effects of obesity and physical inactivity on academic underachievement...
  2. pmc Suspected motor problems and low preference for active play in childhood are associated with physical inactivity and low fitness in adolescence
    Marko T Kantomaa
    LIKES Research Center for Sport and Health Sciences, Jyvaskyla, Finland
    PLoS ONE 6:e14554. 2011
    ..This prospective longitudinal study investigates whether suspected motor problems and low preference for active play in childhood are associated with physical inactivity and low cardiorespiratory fitness in adolescence...
  3. ncbi request reprint Physical activity, sedentary behavior, and academic performance in Finnish children
    Heidi J Syväoja
    1Research Center for Sport and Health Sciences, LIKES Research Center for Sport and Health Sciences, Jyvaskyla, FINLAND 2University of Jyväskylä, Jyvaskyla, FINLAND and 3Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, MRC HPA Centre for Environment and Health, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 45:2098-104. 2013
    ..This study aimed to determine the relationships between objectively measured and self-reported physical activity, sedentary behavior, and academic performance in Finnish children...