Heikki Peltonen

Post-doctoral Researcher, PhD


Contact information

NeuroMuscular Research Center (NMRC)

Biology of Physical Activity

Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences

University of Jyväskylä

P.O.Box 35 (room LL206)

FIN-40014 University of Jyväskylä, FINLAND

Tel. +358-40-8053729

E-mail: heikki.peltonen (at) jyu.fi


Education / Employment

2001                   Engineering of Wellness Technology (University of Applied Science,                                           Jyväskylä, Finland)

2004                   MSc Biomechanics (University of Jyväskylä, Finland)

2013-2014          Project Manager of Tekes funded GymCoach –project (University of                                           Jyväskylä, Finland)

2004-                  Co-operations with various companies into healthcare and wellness –                                         technology field

2008-                  PhD Student (University of Jyväskylä, Finland)

2017                   PhD Biomechanics (University of Jyväskylä, Finland)

2018                   Post-doctoral Researcher of Tekes funded QHealth -project (University of                                   Jyväskylä, Finland)


Research interests

Acute neuromuscular fatigue and adaptations in resistance training

Central and peripheral components of force production

Training monitoring

Sensor technology