Anna-Kaisa Karppanen

My research focuses on infant motor development, temperament and anhedonia and their association to different physical activity levels and time spent sedentary from adulthood to midlife. The study is based on the prospective Northern Finland Birth Cohort Study 1966.

Understanding the relationship of individual temperament trait, early life motor development, anhedonia and physical activity enables to identify subjects with high risk of developing sedentary lifestyle and develop more personalized and more effective treatment and physical activity counselling.

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University of Oulu