Mati Pääsuke

University of Tartu, Estonia

Mati Pääsuke Present employment: Institution: University of Tartu, Institute of Exercise Biology and Physiotherapy Position: Professor Address: Jakobi 5 Street, 51 014 Tartu, Estonia Phone/fax: + 37 27 376 286 E-mail: mati.paasuke@ut.ee Education: 1987 Ph.D. (physiology), University of Tartu 1976 Diploma (Exercise and Sport Sciences), University of Tartu Professional career at the University of Tartu: 2007 – present Dean of the Faculty of Exercise and Sport Sciences 2004 – 2007 - Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Exercise and Sport Sciences 2002 – present – Professor of Kinesiology and Biomechanics, Institute of Exercise Biology and Physiotherapy 1998 – 2004 - Head of the Institute of Exercise Biology and Physiotherapy 1992 – 2001 - Associate Professor (kinesiology and biomechanics), Institute of Exercise Biology and Physiotherapy 1989 – 1991 - Associate Professor (biomechanics), Department of Exercise Physiology 1989 – 1998 - Dean of the Faculty of Exercise and Sport Sciences 1987 – 1988 – Research Fellow, Laboratory of Sports Training Research 1981 – 1986 – Research Fellow, Department of Gymnastics and Biomechanics Major fields of research: Neuromuscular adaptation to physical activity: associations with power and endurance training, and aspects of muscle fatigue Neuromuscular performance in children Age-related changes in human motor functions: associations with physical activity and aspects of Parkinson’s disease Joint injuries and osteoarthritis: pre- and postoperative changes in motor functions Biomechanics: mechanical properties of bones and muscles, joint biomechanics, Effect of physiotherapy on motor functions during neurological and traumatological diseases Total number of academic publications and publications of the last 5 years: Total number of published scientific articles is 244, including 87 articles in international refereed journals and books.

Biography Updated on 6 July 2011

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