Marko Laaksonen

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Articles in journals

Lund Ohlsson, M. & Laaksonen, M. (2017). Sitting position affects performance in cross-country sit-skiing. European Journal of Applied Physiology, vol. 117: 6, pp. 1095-1106.    

Ainegren, M. , Carlsson, P. , Laaksonen, M. S. & Tinnsten, M. (2014). The influence of grip on oxygen consumption and leg forces when using classical style roller skis. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports, vol. 24: 2, pp. 301-310.  

Laaksonen, M. S. , Heinonen, I. , Luotolahti, M. , Knuuti, J. & Kalliokoski, K. K. (2014). VO2peak, myocardial hypertrophy, and myocardial blood flow in endurance-trained men. Medicine and science in sports and exercise, vol. 46: 8, pp. 1498-1505.  

Mikkola, J. , Laaksonen, M. , Holmberg, H. , Nummela, A. & Linnamo, V. (2013). Changes in performance and poling kinetics during cross-country sprint skiing competition using the double-poling technique. Sports Biomechanics, vol. 12: 4, pp. 355-364.  

Laaksonen, M. , Kemppainen, J. , Kyrolainen, H. , Knuuti, J. , Nuutila, P. & Kalliokoski, K. K. (2013). Regional differences in blood flow, glucose uptake and fatty acid uptake within quadriceps femoris muscle during dynamic knee-extension exercise. European Journal of Applied Physiology, vol. 113: 7, pp. 1775-1782.  

Ainegren, M. , Carlsson, P. , Tinnsten, M. & Laaksonen, M. S. (2013). Skiing economy and efficiency in recreational and elite cross-country skiers. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, vol. 27: 5, pp. 1239-1252.  

Sperlich, B. , Born, D. -. , Kaskinoro, K. , Kalliokoski, K. K. & Laaksonen, M. (2013). Squeezing the Muscle : Compression Clothing and Muscle Metabolism during Recovery from High Intensity Exercise. PLoS ONE, vol. 8: 4, pp. Art. no. 60923    

Björklund, G. , Laaksonen, M. & Holmberg, H. -. (2011). Blood lactate recovery and respiratory responses during diagonal skiing of variable intensity. European Journal of Sport Science, vol. 11: 5, pp. 317-326.  

Carlsson, L. , Lind, B. , Laaksonen, M. , Berglund, B. , Brodin, L. & Holmberg, H. (2011). Enhanced systolic myocardial function in elite endurance athletes during combined arm-and-leg exercise. European Journal of Applied Physiology, vol. 111: 6, pp. 905-913.  

Laaksonen, M. , Ainegren, M. & Lisspers, J. (2011). Evidence of improved shooting precision in biathlon after 10-weeks of combined relaxation and specific shooting training. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, vol. 40: 4, pp. 237-250.  

Mikkola, J. , Laaksonen, M. , Holmberg, H. , Vesterinen, V. & Nummela, A. (2010). Determinants of a simulated cross-country skiing sprint competition using V2 skating technique on roller skis. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, vol. 24: 2, pp. 920-928.  

Laaksonen, M. , Björklund, G. , Heinonen, I. , Kemppainen, J. , Knuuti, J. , Kyröläinen, H. & Kalliokoski, K. (2010). Perfusion heterogeneity does not explain excess muscle oxygen uptake during variable intensity exercise. Clinical Physiology and Functional Imaging, vol. 30: 4, pp. 241-249.  

Sutinen, J. , Laaksonen, M. , Walker, U. A. , Setzer, B. , Kemppainen, J. , Nuutila, P. & Yki-Järvinen, H. (2010). Skeletal muscle mitochondrial DNA content and aerobic metabolism in patients with antiretroviral therapy-associated lipoatrophy. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, vol. 65: 7, pp. 1497-1504.  

Laaksonen, M. , Kallikoski, K. K. , Luotolahti, M. , Kemppainen, J. , Teräs, M. , Kyröläinen, H. , Nuutila, P. & Knuuti, J. (2007). Myocardial perfusion during exercise in endurance-trained and untrained humans. American Journal of Physiology. Regulatory Integrative and Comparative Physiology, vol. 293: 2, pp. R837-R843.

Laaksonen, M. , Kivelä, R. , Kyröläinen, H. , Sipilä, S. , Selänne, H. , Lautamäki, R. , Nuutila, P. , Knuuti, J. & et al. (2006). Effects of exhaustive stretch-shortening cycle exercise on muscle blood flow during exercise. Acta Physiologica, vol. 186: 4, pp. 261-270.  

Schreya, A. , Aitasalo, K. , Kinnunen, I. , Laaksonen, M. , Parkkola, R. , Taittonen, M. , Grenman, R. & Minn, H. R. I. (2006). Functional evaluation of microvascular free flaps with positron emission tomography. Journal of Plastic, reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery, vol. 59: 2, pp. 158-165.  

Laaksonen, M. , Kyröläinen, H. , Kalliokoski, K. , Nuutila, P. & Knuuti, J. (2006). The association between muscle EMG and perfusion in knee extensor muscles. Clinical Physiology and Functional Imaging, vol. 26: 2, pp. 99-105.  

Hannukainen, J. , Kalliokosk, K. , Nuutila, P. , Fujimoto, T. , Kemppainen, J. , Viljanen, T. , Laaksonen, M. , Parkkola, R. & et al. (2005). In Vivo Measurements of Glucose Uptake in Human Achilles Tendon During Different Exercise Intensities. International Journal of Sports Medicine, vol. 26, pp. 727-731.  

Naum, A. , Laaksonen, M. , Tuunanen, H. , Oikonen, V. , Teräs, M. , Kemppainen, J. , Järvisalo, M. , Nuutilja, P. & et al. (2005). Motion detection and correction for dynamic: 15O-water myocardial perfusion PET studies. European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, vol. 32: 12, pp. 1378-1383.  

Kalliokoski, K. , Laaksonen, M. , Luotolahti, M. , Laine, H. , Takala, T. , Nuutila, P. , Knuuti, . & Knuuti, J. (2004). Myocardial perfusion after marathon running. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sport, vol. 14: 4, pp. 208-214.  

Kalliokoski, K. , Kuusela, T. , Laaksonen, M. , Knuuti, J. & Nuutila, P. (2003). Muscle fractal vascular branching pattern and microvascular perfusion heterogeneity in endurance-trained and untrained men. Journal of Physiology, vol. 546: pt2, pp. 529-35.  

Kalliokoski, . , Laaksonen, M. , Takala, . , Knuuti, . & Nuutila, . (2003). Muscle oxygen extraction and perfusion heterogeneity during continuous and intermittent static exercise. Journal of Applied Physiology, vol. 94, pp. 953-958.  

Kalliokoski, K. K. , Laaksonen, M. , Knuuti, J. & Nuutila, P. (2003). Perfusion distribution between and within muscles during intermittent static exercise in endurance-trained and untrained men. International Journal of Sports Medicine, vol. 24, pp. 400-403.  

Laaksonen, M. , Kalliokoski, . , Kyröläinen, . , Kemppainen, . , Teräs, . , Sipilä, . , Nuutila, . & Knuuti, . (2003). Skeletal muscle blood flow and flow heterogeneity during dynamic and isometric exercise in humans. American Journal of Physiology: Heart and Circulatory Physiology, vol. 284, pp. 979-986.

Laaksonen, M. , Kalliokoski, K. K. , Luotolahti, M. , Takala, T. , Nuutila, O. P. & Knuuti, J. (2002). Sydämen verenvirtaus ja koronaariresistanssi maraton juoksun jälkeen. Liikunta & Tiede, vol. 5

Conference papers

Laaksonen, M. , Andersson, E. , Jonsson, M. & McGawley, K. (2017). Laboratory-based factors predicting performance in biathlon skiing. Paper presented at the 22nd Annual Congress of the European College of Sports Science, July 5-8, 2017, Essen, Germany

Lund Ohlsson, M. , Laaksonen, M. S. & Holmberg, L. J. (2016). Evaulation of two sitting positions in Cross-Country Sit-Skiing. In ICSS 2016 - International Congress on Science and Skiing, Arlberg, Austria, 10-15th December..

Lund Ohlsson, M. , Höök, M. & Laaksonen, M. S. (2016). On the effect of sitting position, in simulated cross-country sit-skiing. Paper presented at the 21st annual congress of the European college of sport science, 6-9 July, Vienna, Austria

Jonsson, M. & Laaksonen, M. (2015). Differences in range of motion and feet pressure between skiing with and without rifle in gear 3 for female biathletes. In Book of Abstracts of the 20th Annual Congress of theEuropean College of Sport Science – 24th - 27th June 2015, Malmö – Sweden.  

Pelttari, P. , Holmberg, H. , Wiltmann, W. W. , Mikkola, J. , Laaksonen, M. , Jarva, O. , Ohtonen, O. & Linnamo, V. (2012). KINEMATICS OF SPRINT STARTS IN CLASSIC CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING. Paper presented at the 2nd International Congress on Science and Nordic Skiing

Laaksonen, M. , Kalliokoski, K. , Kemppainen, J. , Takala, T. , Knuuti, J. , Nuutila, P. & Kyröläinen, H. (2011). ASSOCIATION BETWEEN MECHANICAL EFFICIENCY AND MUSCLE METABOLISM DURING LEG EXERCISE. Paper presented at the 16th annual congress of the ECSS; 6-9 July 2011; Liverpool, UK

Laaksonen, M. , Kemppainen, J. , Knuuti, J. , Nuutila, P. & Kalliokoski, K. (2011). REGIONAL DIFFERENCES IN BLOOD FLOW, GLUCOSE UPTAKE, AND FATTY-ACID UPTAKE WITHIN QUADRICEPS FEMORIS MUSCLE GROUP DURING DYNAMIC KNEE-EXTENSION EXERCISE. Paper presented at the 16th annual congress of the ECSS; 6-9 July 2011; Liverpool, UK

Mikkola, J. , Laaksonen, M. , Holmberg, H. & Linnamo, V. (2010). Changes in double poling forces and cycle characteristics during cross-country skiing sprint competition. In Proceedings for the fifth international conference on Science and Skiing. Salzburg :

Mikkola, J. , Laaksonen, M. , Holmberg, H. , Vesterinen, V. & Nummela, A. (2009). Determinants of a simulated cross-country skiing sprint competition using V2 skating technique on roller skis. In Determinants of a simulated cross-country skiing sprint competition using V2 skating technique on roller skis.

Laaksonen, M. , Ainegren, M. & Lisspers, J. (2009). Effects of combined relaxation and shooting training on shooting performance in biathlon. In Effects of combined relaxation and shooting training on shooting performance in biathlon.

Mikkola, J. , Laaksonen, M. S. , Holmberg, H. , Ville Vesterinen,, . & Ari Nummela, . (2009). Effects of general force characteristics on top speeds in cross-country skiing. In Proceedings of the 14th Annual Congress of European College of Sports Science. Oslo :

Laaksonen, M. , Heinonen, I. , Luotolahti, M. , Nuutila, P. , Raitakari, O. , Knuuti, J. & Kalliokoski, K. (2009). Left-ventricular hypertrophy associates to impaired maximal myocardial perfusion in endurance-trained men. Paper presented at the 14th Annual Congress of the ECSS, Oslo, Norway

Ainegren, M. , Ainegren, M. , Carlsson, P. , Tinnsten, M. & Laaksonen, M. (2009). Work economy of amateur and elite cross-country skiers during treadmill roller skiing. In 4th Asia Pacific Congress on Sports Technology, APCST2009.

Laaksonen, M. S. , Björklund, G. , Heinonen, I. , Kemppainen, J. , Knuuti, J. , Kyrölainen, H. & Kalliokoski, K. K. (2008). Effects of intensity variation and muscle fatigue during knee-extension exercise on muscle perfusion and oxygen uptake. In Book of Abstracts of the 11th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science in Estoril, Portugal, from 9-12 July 2008. (Book of Abstracts of the 11th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science in Estoril, Portugal, from 9-12 July 2008)

Laaksonen, M. , Björklund, G. , Pettersson, S. & Schagatay, E. (2006). Performance predicting factors during prolonged non-steady state cycling. In Book of Abstracts of the 11th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science in Lausanne, Switzerland from 5-8 July 2006.

Naum, A. , Laaksonen, M. , Tuunanen, H. , Oikonen, V. , Kemppainen, J. , Järvisalo, M. J. , Nuutila, P. & Knuuti, J. (2005). Motion detection and correction for dynamic cardiac PET water studies. In Abstratcs. X Turku PET Symposium, 28-31 May, Turku, Finland.

Laaksonen, M. , Kyrölainen, H. , Kivelä, R. , Sipilä, S. , Selänne, H. , Lautamäki, R. , Nuutila, P. , Knuuti, J. & et al. (2004). Exercise induced muscle damage increases skeletal muscle blood flow during dynamic exercise. In 9th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Sciences.

Naum, A. , Laaksonen, M. , Oikonen, V. & Knuuti, J. (2004). Motion detection and correction for exercise PET water studies. In European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging.. pp. 261--261.  

Kyröläinen, H. , Linnamo, V. , Aveja, J. , Laaksonen, M. , Kivelä, R. , Sipilä, S. , Selänne, H. & Komi, P. V. (2004). Neuromuscular responses to fatiguing stretch-shortening cycle exercise in different muscle actions. In Book of abstracts of the 4th International Conference on Strength Training, November 3-7, 2004 Serres, Greece.. pp. 306--307.

Schrey, A. , Aitasalo, K. , Kinnunen, I. , Laaksonen, M. , Parkkola, R. , Minn, H. & Grénman, R. (2004). Positron emission tomography in the evaluation of microvascular free laps in operated head and neck cancer patients.

Laaksonen, M. , Kalliokoski, K. , Kemppainen, J. , Teräs, M. , Kyröläinen, H. & Knuuti, J. (2003). The effects of exercise on myocardial blood flow in trained and untrained subjects in vivo studies using PET. In Book of Abstracts of the 8th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science in Salzburg, Austria from 9-12 July 2003.

Laaksonen, M. , Kyröläinen, H. , Kemppainen, J. , Teräs, M. , Sipilä, H. , Nuutila, P. , Knuuti, P. & Kalliokoski, K. K. (2002). Dynamic exercise causes higher skeletal muscle perfusion than intermittent isometric exercise. In Book of Abstracts of the 7th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science in Athens, Greece from 24-28 July 2002.

Laaksonen, M. , Kyrölainen, H. , Kemppainen, J. , Teräs, M. , Sipilä, H. , Nuutila, P. , Knuuti, J. & Kalliokoski, K. K. (2002). Dynamic exercise causes higher skeletal muscle perfusion than intermittent isometric exercise. In IX Turku PET Symposium.

Kalliokoski, K. K. , Laaksonen, M. , Takala, T. O. , Knuuti, J. & Nuutila, P. (2002). Lihasten verenvirtaus, verenvirtauksen heterogeenisuus ja happiekstraktio vaiheittaisessa ja jatkuvassa staattisessa rasituksessa. In XI Liikunta-lääketieteen Päivät.

Laaksonen, M. , Takala, T. O. , Knuuti, J. , Nuutila, P. & Kalliokoski, K. K. (2002). Muscle perfusion and oxygen extraction durign two isometric exercise modes studied using PET. In Abstracts of the IX Turku PET Symposium.

Laaksonen, M. , Takala, T. O. , Knuuti, J. , Nuutila, P. & Kalliokoski, K. K. (2002). Muscle perfusion and oxygen extraction during two isometric exercise modes studied using PET. In Book of Abstracts of the 7th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science in Athens, Greece from 24-28 July 2002.

Laaksonen, M. , Kalliokoski, K. , Luotolahti, M. , Takala, T. O. , Nuutila, P. & Knuuti, J. (2002). Myocardial blood flow and coronary resistance in myocardial fatigue, a cardiac dysfunction following prolonged exercise. In European Heart Journal.. pp. 46--46.

Kalliokoski, K. K. , Laaksonen, M. , Luotolahti, M. , Laine, H. , Takala, T. O. , Nuutila, P. & Knuuti, J. (2002). Myocardial perfusion and coronary resistance in cardiac fatigue after marathon running. In XXVII FIMS World Congress on Sports Medicine.

Laaksonen, M. , Kalliokoski, K. K. , Luotolahti, M. , Takala, T. O. , Nuutila, P. & Knuuti, J. (2001). Effects of Marathon Running on Myocardial Blood Flow and Coronary Resistance.. In Book of Abstracts of the 6th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science in Cologne, Germany from 24-28 July 2001.

Kalliokoski, K. , Laaksonen, M. , Luotolahti, M. , Laine, H. , Takala, T. , Nuutila, P. & Knuuti, J. (2001). Myocardial blood flow and coronary resistance in 'myocardial fatigue' a cardiac dysfunction following prolonged exercise. In Proceedings of the 16th International Puijo Symposium.

Kalliokoski, K. , Laaksonen, M. , Knuuti, J. & Nuutila, P. (2001). The effects of endurance training on muscle blood flow distribution between muscles in humans. In Book of Abstracts of the 6th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science in Cologne, Germany from 24-28 July 2001.

Doctoral theses, comprehensive summaries

Laaksonen, M. (2005). The Acute Effects of Exercise on Skeletal Muscle Blood Flow : Positron Emission Tomography Studies in Healthy Subjects. Dis. (Comprehensive summary) Turku : University of Turku, 2005 (Turun yliopiston julkaisuja,Sarja DMedica - Odontologica : 652)

Reports

Nummela, A. , Mononen, K. , Hynynen, E. , Kankinkanta, J. , Kuutti, T. & Laaksonen, M. (2006). Lajinomaisen ammuntasuorituksen ja fyysisen kunnon seurantajärjestelmän kehittäminen ampumahiihdossa 2004-2005. Jyväskylö : Kilpa- ja huippu-urheilun tutkimuskeskus KIHU